Pauline’s Place hosted their first annual ‘Steps for Support’ event in order to raise funds for the shelter that houses children, families and women.
Although small, the event was a success thanks to community support.
The organization would like to thank the Sault Ste. Marie Fire Services who raised $500. Rob Greve dropped the cheque off to the shelter on their behalf. In second place for fundraising was Coach Jeremy Stevenson from the Highland Ford Midget AA Wildcats and seven of their players, who raised just over $350. Pauline’s Place would also like to thank Lucy Vanzant, who raised over $150.00.
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All together, the event raised over $1,000 for the shelter. “We plan to use the funds to go towards items we can get for the shelter, like books, games, movies, and new household items,” explained Ashley Gouge, Service Support Worker at Pauline’s Place. “This was a new fundraising idea for us and a new fundraising experience for me personally. It was great to see agencies and community members come together and support the shelter in such an active way. We hope to continue this walk as an annual fundraiser and can’t wait to see what next year has in store.”
Pauline’s Place would like to thank everyone who participated and helped out, emphasizing the importance of volunteer work for non-profit organizations.