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Kitchener's Tessa Jennison, and fellow Livescape staffers Ashley DeMarte and Dave Wall's Waterloo Region Crossing excursion benefits The Working Centre's programs to combat unemployment and poverty. Make a donation on their livescape site here:

"Because we had that really cold snap, I've been thinking a lot about people who don't have vehicles and who have to access essential services all the time on foot, regardless of the weather," said Jennison, who then pitched her idea of her walk across the region to her botanical design company colleagues as a way to demonstrate the "scale" of the region.

"I think a lot of people travel by car and they don't really think how far it takes to get from one point to another on foot, and how difficult these kinds of journeys can be when extreme weather hits."