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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. Step up and take a stand against this critical community issue at the 9th annual Walk a Mile in Her Shoes. Help end domestic violence and raise funds for our transformational Becky’s House® domestic violence programs! 


Walk a Mile in Her Shoes 2016
Tuesday, October 11, 2016

Fundraising Walk | 5PM – 7PM
Can you sport a pair of heels for a whole mile? Enjoy music, prizes, and more while you prepare for your trek around town. Become a champion for domestic violence survivors by organizing a team and competing to raise the most funds in advance of the walk. Ready, set … go!

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

Tickets: $50 ($30 students/children)
Includes walk registration, access to pre-event festivities, plus an official event tshirt and tote bag.

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Walk + VIP After Party | 7PM – 9PM
Go the distance and help raise even more funds for our Becky’s House domestic violence programs! Join us at the VIP After Party for beer and cocktails, grilled nosh, and good times with your crew. Hurry, limited tickets are available.

Union Kitchen & Tap Gaslamp
333 5th Avenue
San Diego, CA 92101

Tickets: $75
Includes walk registration, pre-event festivities, official event tshirt and tote bag, and exclusive access to the VIP After Party at Union Kitchen & Tap. 

donate/setup team/fundraiser

For more information, contact the development office at 619.239.0355 x225 or development@ywcasandiego.org.


Larry West, Chair ● Randy Hahn ● Carol Harter, MD ● Kevin Howard ● Commander David Myers ● Justine Nielsen ● Melissa Werman


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, review sponsorship information online or contact Gavon Morris at gmorris@ywcasandiego.org or 619.239.0355 x216.

Gold Sponsors

San Diego Chargers
  Wells Fargo

Silver Sponsors

Silver Sponsors

Bronze Sponsors

Benefit Pro Insurance Services ● Grahovac Construction ● San Diego County Sheriff's Department ● UCSD Health Systems

Community Partners

Aall in Limo & Party Bus ● Ballast Point Brewing & Spirits ● Buffalo Wild Wings ● Callaway Golf Company ● Callaway Vineyard & Winery ● Chuao Chocolatier ● Clairemont Surf Shop ● Cohn Restaurant Group ● Disney ● EDCO Disposal ● eLiveLife ● Evanhealy ● Grand Colonial Hotel & NINE-TEN Restaurant ● Green Flash Brewing Company ● Hansen Surfboards ● Jimbo’s...Naturally! ● Kind, LLC ● Marriott Marquis San Diego Marina ● Mesa Rim Climbing & Fitness Centers ● Orfila Vineyards & Winery ● Panera Bread ● Ralphs ● San Diego Air & Space Museum ● San Diego Harley-Davidson ● SeaWorld San Diego ● Shaper Studio ● Six Flags Magic Mountain ● Southwest Airlines ● The Century Club of San Diego ● The Fish Market ● The Golf Mart ● The Westgate Hotel ● Trader Joe's ● UltraZone San Diego ● Whole Foods Market San Diego

Aall in Limo   Gorilla Movers   KIND   Instant Imprints
Sara Wacker APR  


Parking & Transportation
Ready for the main event? View parking and transportation details.

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. 

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. 

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.

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.