Walk a Mile - COVID Style
Thank you to everyone who walked the mile - COVID Style. Our generous Niagara community raised an astounding $105,000 to support women and children who have experienced abuse.
Next year's date: October 16,2021
Gillian’s Place, like so many organizations across the globe, is facing unprecedented challenges because of the COVID-19 Pandemic. As a result of not knowing what lies ahead, we have taken the necessary steps to adapt our largest fundraiser, Walk a Mile in HER Shoes to a community walk:
This year we need everyone to walk –not just men.
This year, we....
This is Niagara’s march to end violence against women, where family households will register and walk in our community on Saturday October 17, 2020. Participants will not only raise much-needed funds, but they will also help raise awareness about gender-based violence by parading “decked out in pink” and competing for the best pink-decorated house in October.
This year, more than ever before, we need your support. Every year, demands on our services increase. Sadly, the pressures of the COVID-19 Pandemic are presenting dangerous and heartbreaking scenarios for those surviving domestic violence. We are bracing for a surge in demand for our services like nothing we have ever imagined. As public health measures are beginning to lift, we are starting to see examples of the increased frequency and severity of violence and abuse. Help us raise much-needed funds to respond to this demand.