SOURCE: The Walking Company Holdings, Inc.

The Walking Company

November 19, 2015 15:33 ET

The Walking Company Concludes Fifth Successful 'Walking for Hope' Pink Ribbon Campaign to Support the Fight Against Cancer

Since 2011 The Walking Company Has Donated Over $800,000 to City of Hope and Local Charity Partners Through Proceeds From Sales of Exclusive Footwear & Accessory Collection During National Breast Cancer Awareness Month

WESTLAKE VILLAGE, CA--(Marketwired - November 19, 2015) - The Walking Company, a leading specialty retailer of comfort footwear, proudly joined the fight against cancer with their 5th annual 'Walking for Hope' campaign during October, National Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Proceeds were raised through the sale of exclusive pink ribbon footwear and accessories from ABEO® biomechanical footwear, UGG® Australia and more to support City of Hope's breast cancer research, treatment and education program, and local charities nationwide dedicated to the research, prevention and treatment of breast cancer.

"For the fifth consecutive year, our 'Walking for Hope' campaign has once again proven to be a success by raising over $170,000 towards the fight against cancer," began Andrew Feshbach, chief executive officer at The Walking Company. "We're trying to make a difference every year with this special campaign, and proud to offer the most innovative pink ribbon footwear options in the comfort and athletic categories, allowing our customers to make a valuable investment while supporting a special cause."

Since the launch of the 'Walking for Hope' campaign in 2011, The Walking Company has raised over $800,000 towards the fight against cancer. This year, The Walking Company continued to support the cause through the sales of exclusive footwear and accessories adorned with a pink ribbon, the universal symbol for breast cancer awareness. The assortment featured athletic and casual styles from the popular ABEO footwear collection, the world's fastest growing comfort footwear brand.

The beneficiaries of the 2015 '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 was the national partner for City of Hope's 'Walk for Hope' fundraising event in Los Angeles on Sunday, November 8, 2015. The charities and events were selected because of their notable commitment to the fight against cancer. Learn more about Walking for Hope.

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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