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Girl Power and Great Shoes Given to 300 Girls in Need for School at Give Back Event Aug. 17

Girl Power and Great Shoes Given to 300 Girls In Need for School

4th Annual Aldabella Scarpa Giveback Event August 17

LA PUENTE, CA – AUGUST 8, 2012 – Two sisters return to their hometown to give back to young girls in need and to inspire them to follow their dreams at the 4th Annual Aldabella Scarpa Giveback Event on Friday, August 17 from 10 a.m. to Noon. This “girl power” event features messages from successful women business leaders, including Josefa Salinas, successful author and Morning News Anchor from Hot 92.3 FM.  Community donations provide 300 girls selected from Villacorta, Northam and Hurley Elementary Schools in La Puente with designer shoes, backpacks filled with school supplies, and a variety of booths with treats and resources for the girls and their families. Hurley Elementary will also have their student Mariachi group perform. The Giveback Event will take place at Villacorta Elementary, located at 17840 E. Villacorta Street in La Puente.

            “We wanted to giveback to young women where we grew up and encourage them to dream big, and let them know a whole community has come together to help them,” said Monica Gonzales, CEO of the designer shoe and boutique fashion company Aldabella Scarpa. “Our tennis shoes, designed by our nieces who were 8 at the time, were created with empowering graphics such as Believe, You Matter, and Friends.” The company is known for donating a pair of shoes to a child in need for every pair of shoes purchased. For this year’s Giveback event, customers who donate $5 of school supplies, receive $5 off a purchase at their boutique located at 832 N. Grand Avenue in Covina.

            2012 Aldabella Scarpa Giveback Event sponsors include: California Credit Union (providing school backpacks), Taco Nazo, cupcakes by The Cake Mamas, Hot 92.3 FM, OMG Accessories, Tiffany’s Catering, Friends of the Heart, Sam’s Club, East Valley Health Center at Villacorta, GDL Balloons, Estrada Nursery, Tri-City Smiles of Hacienda Heights, McDonalds (off of Hacienda Blvd. in La Puente), and Krispy Kreme in City of Industry.

            Villacorta, Hurley and Northam Elementary Schools are part of the Rowland Unified School District. Visit

            About Aldabella Scarpa: Aldabella Scarpa™ is an entrepreneurial endeavor by two sisters, in an effort to design the most fashionable and classic footwear and accessories with a purpose.  Call (626) 967-0066, visit or follow them on Facebook.

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