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1 in 4 women face domestic violence. Become a champion for this critical issue by joining your friends, community members, and colleagues at the 7th annual Walk a Mile in Her Shoes. Help raise awareness and funds for the YWCA of San Diego County and its Becky's House® domestic violence program by literally walking a mile in a woman’s pair of shoes! Following the walk, celebrate your achievement at the official Jolt'n Joe's after party — featuring awards, entertainment, and special prizes along with tasty food and drinks.
Are you man enough? Show the ladies how it's done - challenge your friends to get involved! Register, organize your team, and start collecting pledges today.
Corporate Match - Double your impact! Check with your company to find out if they will match your contributions.
Register for the Walk and After Party
Men, women and children, as individuals or groups, are encouraged to sign-up. Step up and put on your best pair of pumps! All tickets include food and drink at the Jolt'n Joes's after party — $40 for adults and $20 for children 12 and under.
As soon as you register you will receive a fundraising toolkit with all of the information to start collecting your donations and pledges. Remember - trophies are awarded to the top individual and team fundraisers!
If you can't make it to the event, you can still show you support by donating online or pledging funds towards a participating team.
Become a Sponsor
Sponsorships are available at multiple levels and offer a variety of recognition and marketing benefits. To learn more about corporate partnerships and individual underwriting opportunities, please contact Gavon Morris at 619.239.0355 x216 or email@example.com
Volunteer for the Event
This event relies heavily on the hard work and commitment of volunteers. Support is needed for setup, registration and monitoring of the walk route for safety. Complete the event volunteer application. Please be aware that due to the high volume of applications received, placement cannot be guaranteed. All volunteers will receive email notification of their status by Friday, September 19, 2014. If you have questions, please contact Monique Burley at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Pictured: YWCA Board member Marla Marshall, YWCA Board President Larry West, District Attorney Bonnie Dumanis, County Supervisor Dave Roberts, YWCA CEO Heather Finlay and Sheriff William Gore.
About Becky's House
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 including counseling, legal, financial, housing and employment resources.
About the YWCA of San Diego County
The YWCA of San Diego County empowers women, children and families to break the cycle of domestic violence and homelessness and achieve self-sufficiency. Through Becky's House®, Passages and the Cortez Hill Family Center, the 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 5,000 individuals each year. The YWCA is committed to helping families recover from trauma, improve their economic status, find permanent housing and ultimately transform their lives.
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