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Walk a Mile In Her Shoes®

1 in 4 women and 1 in 7 men experience domestic violence in their lifetime. Join us — step up and stand against this critical community issue. Walk a Mile in Her Shoes encourages you to help end domestic violence, while raising funds for YWCA of San Diego County and our Becky’s House® domestic violence program.


Fundraising Walk & Celebration
Thursday, October 8 | 5PM – 8PM

Game on — can you sport a pair of heels for a whole mile? After the walk, celebrate your victory in the park with music, massage, prizes, and more. Challenge your friends to get involved by organizing a team and competing to raise the most funds.

MLK Promenade
4th Avenue & K Street
San Diego, CA 92101

Walk & Celebration
Tickets: $50

Includes pre-event festivities, fundraising walk, and post-event celebration in the park.

Registration & Festivities: 5PM – 6PM
Walk: 6PM – 7PM
Celebration & Awards: 7PM – 8PM

Online registration concludes at 9AM on Thursday, October 8. Additional ticket purchases can be made in person at the event. Online fundraising for teams continues until 6PM on Thursday, October 8.

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VIP After Party  new
Thursday, October 8 | 7PM – 10PM 

Go the extra mile and help raise even more funds for our Becky’s House domestic violence program! Join us at the all-new VIP After Party for a selection beers, tasty grub, and good times with your crew. Hurry, limited tickets are available.

The Local: Eatery & Drinking Hole
1065 4th Avenue
San Diego, CA 92101 

Walk, Celebration & VIP After Party
Tickets: $100

Includes fundraising walk and celebration, plus exclusive access to the VIP After Party at The Local. One-of-a-kind transportation in a double-decker bus to The Local is also provided.

Online registration concludes at 9AM on Thursday, October 8. Additional ticket purchases can be made in person at the event. Online fundraising for teams continues until 6PM on Thursday, October 8.

Purchase Tickets

Donate to a fundraiser


Blanchard, Krasner & French Chargers San Diego SDG&E Wells Fargo




BB&T Insurance Services Benefit Pro Insurance Services General Dynamics NASSCO


Gorilla Movers Hilton San Diego Gaslamp The San Diego Voice & Viewpoint

Sponsorship Opportunities
Attracting an audience of more than 500, Walk a Mile in Her Shoes is a highly publicized event that offers a variety of promotional and recognition benefits. To learn more and get involved, download the menu of opportunities or contact Gavon Morris at gmorris@ywcasandiego.org or 619.239.0355 x216.

Fundraising Toolkit
Don't miss an opportunity to win one of the top fundraising awards - plus full bragging rights! Check out our fundraising toolkit with resources to help you collect pledges from your friends and colleagues. 

Shoe Shopping
YWCA provides heels for participants on a first come, first serve basis (sizes 9-14). If you want to make your own statement, feel free to purchase your very own pair. Remember, you'll get a chance to strut your stuff in the "Best Shoe Competition!" Check out our recommendations.

Organizing Teams
When you registered, you were asked if you wanted to create a team and personal fundraising page. If you missed this step, you can go back and create a page now. Then start collecting pledges from your friends and colleagues! If you would like to join an existing team, purchase a ticket and select your team name from the drop-down menu. 

Volunteer Opportunities
YWCA is recruiting volunteers from the community to help at registration, serve as crossing guards, and more. Submit a volunteer application online and a member of our team will be in touch with you.

Corporate & Team Apparell
If your team or company would like to have custom tshirts printed for the walk, get 20% off your order through Instant Imprints. Contact a representative at downtownsd@instantimprints.com or 619.236.0370 and mention “YWCA.” 


 YWCA of San Diego County empowers women, men, and children to break the cycle of domestic violence and homelessness, and achieve self-sufficiency. Through Becky's House®, Passages and Cortez Hill Family Center, YWCA provides extensive services including safe housing, a 24-hour domestic violence hotline, counseling, legal assistance, employment support, financial literacy training, and supportive children's programs to more than 6,000 individuals each year. YWCA is committed to helping families recover from trauma, improve their economic status, find permanent housing and ultimately transform their lives.

As a program of the YWCA of San Diego County, Becky's House offers a safe haven for victims of domestic violence to overcome trauma, improve their economic status, and achieve self-sufficiency. The program encompasses a 24-hour domestic violence hotline, an emergency shelter and four transitional housing communities along with supportive services.