MISSISSAUGA, ONTARIO—June 30, 2016—Two custom orthotic labs, Footmaxx and Foot Levelers, have joined forces to make a major footwear donation to residents affected by the devastating fires of Northern Alberta. The donation will be received by Edmonton Emergency Relief Services, one of the primary agencies helping the approximately 80,000 residents impacted.
The shipment is en route to Edmonton for distribution to aid shelters and is expected to arrive on July 5th. It includes new, high-quality footwear for men, women and children from brands like Franco Sarto, Clarks, P.W. Minor, Aetrex, Florsheim, and Acorn.
“Footmaxx has a long history of serving the people of Northern Alberta,” said Steve Stone, General Manager, Footmaxx. “Our hearts go out to those who have lost so much. We’re honored to have the opportunity to help in our own way.”
Foot Levelers Senior Vice President, Dawn Galbraith, added: “The hardship that the people of Northern Alberta are facing is unimaginable, and we at Foot Levelers are eager to help. Our thoughts and prayers are with those who are suffering.”
“Edmonton Emergency Relief Services would like to thank Footmaxx and Foot Levelers for their generous donation of over 700 pairs of new shoes to help support the relief efforts for the evacuees of the wildfire,” said Nicole Geoffroy, Media Relations for Edmonton Emergency Relief Services. “We appreciate all of their support in helping all the evacuee families receive these greatly needed items.”
Footmaxx and Foot Levelers are sister companies. Both serve a significant customer base of healthcare providers throughout Alberta.
About Footmaxx: Founded in Toronto in 1994, Footmaxx custom orthotics are custom-made for people who require better foot function in everyday activities. Footmaxx helps bring personalized care to patients of all lifestyles, by improving their function, easing pain, and helping correct biomechanics. For more information on Footmaxx and its product offerings, visit Footmaxx.com.