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What a Walk!

Updated: Apr 28

In 2021, for the first time ever, we hosted a virtual Walk a Mile in Their His Her Our Shoes event. Moving to a virtual format had a lot of challenges, from figuring out how to host this type of walk to making sure that everyone who wanted to participate could do so. We are thrilled to report that our 2021 event was a success!


We’ve used a lot of metrics over the years to measure the success of the Walk. This year, we are adding a new component: highlighting a sampling of the individuals and teams who participated across Westmoreland County. This year, over 500 people registered to participate in the Walk - and many more participated on their own!


Our Walkers included:


Team WCSI



The Tuscano Agency


Team Skiffen


Seton Hill University Football Team




The Wimmerton Walkers




The University of Pittsburgh at Greensburg




The Mighty Tri Girls and Team Chaos




Cooper and his family


Murrysville Walkers





Ariel’s Team (including some Juvenile Probation staff)



Louise & Janet


Holly & Barley


Voice of Westmoreland




Jessica & the WCSI Walkers




The Seton Hill University Equestrian Team


Cassie & Tayler



Lynn




Together, you helped us raised over $75,000 to support our mission. More importantly, each person who participated raised awareness about gender-based violence and how it affects our community. We cannot thank you enough for your support.


You can view our "Walk of Fame" (top teams and donors) here. Click here to view our full list of 2021 Walk sponsors.

We hope to see you back at St. Clair Park in 2022. Until then, stay healthy and as always, reach out to us at 1-888-832-2272 if you, or someone you love, needs our help. And contact us at 724-837-9540 or email us at info@blackburncenter.org if you’d like to become more involved in Blackburn Center’s mission!

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