SOURCE: The Walking Company Holdings, Inc.

The Walking Company Holdings, Inc.

October 09, 2014 14:19 ET

The Walking Company Announces 4th Annual 'Walking for Hope' Campaign to Support the Fight Against Cancer With Exclusive 2014 Pink Ribbon Collection

Since 2011 The Walking Company Has Donated Over $500,000 to City of Hope and Local Charity Partners, and Will Continue to Support the Fight With Pink Ribbon Products From ABEO, UGG® Australia, Dansko & More

WESTLAKE VILLAGE, CA--(Marketwired - Oct 9, 2014) - The Walking Company, the leading national specialty retailer of comfort footwear, is proud to announce the 4th annual 'Walking for Hope' campaign for National Breast Cancer Awareness Month offering exclusive pink ribbon products from ABEO® biomechanical footwear, UGG® Australia, Dansko® and more to support City of Hope's breast cancer research, treatment and education program, and local charities and grassroots events nationwide dedicated to the research, prevention and treatment of breast cancer.

Since the launch of the 'Walking for Hope' campaign in 2011, The Walking Company has raised over $500,000 towards the fight against cancer. This year, The Walking Company will continue to support the cause through the sales of exclusive footwear and accessories adorned with the pink ribbon, the universal symbol for breast cancer awareness. The 2014 pink ribbon collection features the most sought after comfort footwear styles on the market, including ABEO AEROsystem® and LiTe™ athletic shoes, UGG® Australia Classic boots and Dansko® Professional clogs.

"As a company dedicated to promoting a healthy, active lifestyle, we are proud to once again support the fight against cancer with our 4th annual 'Walking for Hope' campaign," began Lee Cox, President of Retail at The Walking Company. "To date we have raised over $500,000, and our 2014 pink ribbon collection offers the most popular and innovative comfort footwear styles for a valuable investment committed to raising funds for cancer awareness, treatment and prevention."

The beneficiaries of the 2014 'Walking for Hope' campaign include City of Hope, the world renowned cancer treatment and research center, and various charities across the country. The Walking Company is also the official footwear partner for City of Hope's 'Walk for Hope' fundraising event in Los Angeles on Sunday, November 2, 2014. The charities and events were selected because of their outstanding commitment to the fight against cancer. Learn more about Walking for Hope.

The exclusive 'Walking for Hope' pink ribbon collection will be available through the month of October at The Walking Company's 200+ retail locations nationwide and online at www.thewalkingcompany.com/wfh.

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ABOUT THE WALKING COMPANY
The Walking Company® is the leading national specialty retailer of high-quality, technically designed comfort footwear and accessories, and offers a selection of premium comfort brands including ABEO®, Dansko®, UGG® Australia and many others. The Walking Company operates over 200 stores in premium malls across the nation and the company's website at www.thewalkingcompany.com.

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