Join us as we host our 1st Annual Walk a Mile in her Shoes® event! Put on those heels and support the many women that are subjected to horrific acts of violence.
Who: Men!!!!! This walk is designed for men to literally walk a mile in her shoes. Women and children are welcome to participate as well but heels are not necessary.
What: The purpose of this 1 mile walk is to raise funds to help support NW CASA and our continued efforts to provide quality, free, and direct service to sexual assault and sexual abuse survivors and their families. Our services include counseling, education, crisis response, plus much more.
When: Sunday, October 5th 2014 (Rain or Shine)
Check in: 10am
Where: Centennial Park, Evanston, IL (start line at driveway near Clark St.)
Why: Because 1 in 4 girls under the age of 18 will be sexual abused….Because every 2 minutes someone in America is sexually assaulted…Because every year there are approximately 237,868 victims of sexual assault….Because you have a mother, a daughter, a sister, an aunt, or friend that has been or knows someone who has been sexually assaulted or sexually abused.
- If you would prefer to register by mail click here.
- The walk is only 1 mile. You can do it!!
- Can’t walk? That’s ok! Donations are great too. Check out our website www.nwcasa.org or donate on this site.
- Shoes will be provided for use during the walk.
- Prizes will be given to the person and team that raises the most money and of course…to the person and team that finishes first.
- Interested in sponsoring this awesome cause? Click here for sponsorship information and form
We invite all participants and specators to join us immediately after the event for a celebration at Tommy Nevin's Pub on 1454 Sherman Ave. in Evanston. Wristbands to attend the party will be sold during the walk for $5. Wristbands will include food and you will be entered into a raffle to win fabulous prizes. Trophies from the walk will also be distributed at this time. Drinks will not be provided.
For questions and/or sponsorship opportunities please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org
When & Where
Northwest Center Against Sexual Assault
Northwest Center Against Sexual Assault (Northwest CASA) is the only full service agency that provides free services to survivors of sexual violence and their loved ones within the North and Northwest suburbs of Cook County. Our agency has been responding to the needs of survivors and their significant others for over 35 years and is a governing body member of the Illinois Coaliation Against Sexual Assault.