Ron White partners with celebs and local charities for 13th Annual Shoe Drive for the Homeless
RON WHITE, Canada’s leading footwear retailer, announced today that it will be partnering with Academy Award winner Jeremy Irons, actor/producer/director Paul Gross, singer Suzie McNeil, Olympic Gold Medalist and Canadian flag bearer Adam van Koeverden, Broadway sensation Louise Pitre, media personalities Billie (The Breakfast Show with Mad Dog and Billie), Dina Pugliese (Breakfast Television), Glen Dixon (Take This House and Sell It), and fashion designer David Dixon, for its 13th Annual Shoe Drive for the Homeless.
The month-long event will kick off this Thursday, January 8 at RON WHITE’s flagship Manulife location and will run through Sunday, February 15 at all six RON WHITE store locations. Each celebrity donor will have autographed and donated their gently worn shoes to RON WHITE.
RON WHITE’S Shoe Drive for the Homeless is the largest of its kind in Canada and has collected and distributed more than 16,000 pairs of shoes and boots for the needy in the GTA, with the help of many big-hearted celebrities. This year’s charitable partners include the Out Of The Cold program, Red Door Family Shelter and Halton Women’s Place.
All six RON WHITE store locations across the GTA will be collecting gently worn footwear that will be cleaned up, sorted and distributed to those in need.
Past RON WHITE Shoe Drive alumni include musical talents Backstreet Boys, Jann Arden, Chantal Kreviazuk and Hilary Duff, actors Michael Cera, Hayden Cristensen and Kyle MacLachlan, World Champion Figure Skaters Kurt Browning and Brian Orser and media personalities Ben Mulroney, Jeanne Beker, Seamus O’Regan and Leslie Roberts.