BENEFITING: YWCA OF SAN DIEGO COUNTY
EVENT DATE: Oct 11, 2016
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!
YWCA of San Diego County empowers women, men, and children to break the cycle of domestic violence and homelessness, and achieve self-sufficiency. Through Becky’s House®, Passages and Cortez Hill Family Center, YWCA provides extensive services — including safe housing, a 24-hour domestic violence hotline, therapeutic counseling, legal assistance, employment support, financial literacy training, and children’s and youth services — to more than 8,300 individuals each year. YWCA is committed to helping individuals and families recover from trauma, improve their economic status, find permanent housing, and ultimately transform their lives.