Walk a Mile In Her Shoes
Each April, Blackburn Center hosts our signature event, Walk a Mile in Her Shoes®️. The goal of the Walk is to raise awareness about gender-based violence in our community. The Walk is a call to action to our community, and a way to raise much-needed funds to support our mission.
What: Westmoreland County’s 12th annual March to End Gender-Based Violence, Walk a Mile in Her Shoes.
When: April 15, 2023
Where: St. Clair Park, Greensburg
Who: Anyone who wants to become actively involved in Blackburn Center's mission
How to Register
This year, we are offering two options for registering for the Walk, based on whether or not you want to fundraise:
Register for the Walk - No Fundraising: simply fill out the registration form, pay a $5 registration fee, and you’ll be registered for our 2023 Walk. With this option, you will not need to create an account or a fundraising page, but you will be fully registered and able to participate in the Walk. You can do this online by clicking the button below, or by filling out a paper form and sending it to our office. This is the simplest way to register for the Walk, perfect for anyone who wants to Walk, but isn’t interested in the extra stuff!
Register for the Walk - Fundraising: if you would like to raise money to support our work in the community, this option is a great choice - for both individuals and teams! When you click the button below, you will be sent to a different Walk website. There, you will need to create an account, fill out the registration form, and pay your $5 fee. You will also be asked set a fundraising goal and personalize your individual or team fundraising page. Through this site, you’ll be able to send fundraising emails, monitor your fundraising progress with a fundraising thermometer, and invite loved ones to join your team. If you don’t want to fundraise, you can either use the “no fundraising” option, or simply set your fundraising goal at $5 — which you’ll meet with your registration fee! This is a great option for teams and anyone else who wants to compete to raise the most money, have the most members, or simply to challenge themselves.
Want to register on paper? Click below to download and print out a paper registration form, which can be dropped off or mailed to our office with your $5 registration fee.
Not interested in registering for the Walk? You can still support our work by clicking the “donate” button below!
*T-shirts will be available at the event for a suggested donation of $5.00. All participants will receive a pair of sunglasses at the event.
*While we encourage political candidates to attend the event, no campaigning or electioneering is permitted.
Interested in forming a team? Download our team packet for information and ideas.
Would you like to sponsor our Walk? Click below to learn about sponsorship opportunities.
Special thanks to our 2023 Walk sponsors:
Joseph G. Gibson