lace up ugg boots This Dartmouth trio celebrated Canada 150 with 150 good deeds
SubscriptionsGo to the Subscriptions Centre to manage your:My ProfileFor their final task, they helped collect shoes for those in need; the three men worked with Luke MacDonald, owner of Aerobics First, who also runs a charity called Fit it Forward.The men helped sort through a huge shipment of new shoes,
provided by stores where they had been returned for various reasons. Such footwear usually ends up in landfills.The 150th act of kindness involved sorting through a mountain of donated new shoes, destined for homeless shelters. (Colleen Jones/CBC)MacDonald’s charity distributes the new shoes to homeless shelters around Halifax and Dartmouth.The men spent Tuesday pairing up the shoes tedious, slow work for their final challenge.Energizing and inspiringLeo MacKenzie helped to facilitate the trio’s acts of kindness through a group called Better Together.”They have great abilities and they want to give back to their communities,” MacKenzie said. “And it energizes others and inspires others. It’s been awesome.”As a result of their many acts of kindness, the three men have been invited to a Canada 150 awards event on Nov. 16,
hosted by Dartmouth Cole Harbour MP Darren Fisher.