The numbers are in and the 2019 Chicks for Charity event, the “Champagne High Tea” held on June 22, raised a total of $35,260 to support women and children.
On Oct. 29, Chicks presented $17,630 to both the Central Alberta Women’s Emergency Shelter and Stepping Stones in Ponoka.
Stepping Stones is a faith-based community program run under the banner of Central Alberta Youth Unlimited that works with pregnant and parenting young mothers and their children.
Chicks for Charity has raised approximately $400,000 throughout their nine-year run with this event.
The members of Chicks For Charity are: Jane Wierzba, Lisa Barrett, Tamara Armitage Cline, Christine Lilja, Glenda Gaudet, Kerry Bonnett, Nancy Giles, Tara Harbin, Diane Dodds, Jo Lawes, Deb Jones, Brooke Wiancko and Sarah Roggensack.