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Walk a Mile in Their Shoes – Get Involved


New this year to Walk a Mile in Their Shoes is the WAM Market! We’re welcoming awesome women-led businesses for a WAM Market at our in-person Walk a Mile event on June 14, 2023. All are welcome to shop and support independent businesses from Hamilton and Halton. A portion of proceeds from sales of the WAM Market will go directly to supporting survivors through Walk a Mile in Their Shoes. Make sure to keep checking back as we add more vendors, and follow us on social to see who is joining us at the Market.

Get Involved

Survivors need your support now more than ever. Change and save lives by taking the following action:

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Register to Walk

Wear red and walk in solidarity with survivors of gender-based violence. Register for Walk a Mile in Their Shoes and join us as an individual walker or create your own team!

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Make a Donation

A donation in support of Walk a Mile in Their Shoes will directly support survivors of gender-based violence and their families. All gifts – big and small – make an impact!

Gifts of $20 or more are eligible for a charitable tax receipt

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Support a Walker or Team

Make a donation directly to a walker or team to help them reach their fundraising goal. Your support will help them get once step closer! Simply search for their individual first/last name or their team now and click “donate.”

Your support will directly impact the lives of the women and children YWCA Hamilton serves.

Purchase a Route Marker or Advertisement

Show your support for survivors of violence by purchasing a Route Marker or Digital Route Marker to display during Walk Week.

Route Marker $500
Includes a printed advertisement on display throughout the Walk a Mile in Their Shoes walk route on June 14, 2023 AND a digital advertisement during Walk Week (June 7-14, 2023)

Digital Advertisement $300
Includes a digital advertisement during Walk Week (June 7-14, 2023) included on YWCA Hamilton’s social media channels.

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Sponsor the Event

Now, more than ever, people are looking to the business world to identify and align with causes that create real change and make our society a better place in which to live. By sponsoring Walk a Mile in Their Shoes, your company demonstrates its commitment to ending gender-based violence.

Event sponsorship provides a meaningful and memorable way to engage your staff and contributes to a Hamilton that’s free of hate and violence.

Volunteer with us

Become a Walk A Mile Volunteer!

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