April 14, 2018 6:12 pm
Updated: April 14, 2018 7:43 pm

Global Edmonton wardrobe sale raises $12K for pregnant and parenting teens

WATCH ABOVE: Nearly 500 people arrived at the Global News building in south Edmonton on Saturday to pick up some clothes from the closets of Global's local on-air personalities and help out a local non-profit at the same time.

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Nearly 500 people converged on the Global News building in south Edmonton on Saturday to pick up some clothes from the closets of Global’s local on-air personalities and help out a local non-profit at the same time.

For the past six years, the sale has raised money for the Alberta Cancer Foundation but this year, the event aimed to benefit the Terra Centre, which helps pregnant and parenting teens gain the skills they need to be successful parents.

Saturday’s sale saw shoppers spend a whopping $12,000 on the available attire, about $3,000 more than the 2017 event.

READ MORE: Global Edmonton wardrobe sale supports young parents through Terra Centre

Watch below: Getting your kids up and out the door can be exhausting, but it’s even more difficult for teen moms who live in poverty, juggling school and paying bills. Carole Anne Devaney showcases the Terra Centre, which offers support to pregnant and parenting teens.

View photos from Saturday’s wardrobe sale in the gallery below:

 

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