2019 WALK A MILE IN HER SHOES
It’s baaaack, the Chatham Kent Women’s Centre annual Walk A Mile In Her Shoes event returns with 2 BIG changes afoot for 2019…
NEW SEASON: Early Autumn – Tuesday, October 8th from 11am until 2pm
NEW LOCATION: The beautiful grounds of St. Clair College, Chatham Campus!
Pre-event Registration & Sponsorship Pledge Forms are now available by clicking the red links below.
COME WITH ME LITTLE DOGGIES…GITTY UP…
The Chatham Kent Women’s Centre is thrilled to announce that the host of CK Mornings on 94.3 CKSY and spirited Community Supporter Chris McLeod has agreed to be the Honorary Chairman for the 2019 CKWC Walk A Mile In Her Shoes annual fundraising event.
Chris met with us this morning at the CK Women’s Centre and said “it’s important for us as a Community to promote ending violence against women, so I’m proud to be this year’s Honorary Chairman AND pull on the red shoes as an enthusiastic participant at the walk. So come on guys – join me on October 8th at St. Clair College, Chatham Campus to Walk a Mile in Her Shoes. Together we can make a difference.”
As previously announced, the 2019 CK Women’s Centre Walk A Mile In Her Shoes Event takes place on Tuesday October 8th from 11am to 2pm at St. Clair College, Chatham Campus – 1001 Grand Avenue West, Chatham, ON. Please be sure to pre-register for the event! Thank you!!
“Without support from CKWC, I would never be in the positive place I am in today.”
“Saved my life, gave me courage, and increased my self-esteem.”
“I feel better about myself and I have more confidence.”
“I can see how domestic violence affected my children.”
“I have learned to make healthier choices for myself and family.”
“I know now that I have choices. I don’t have to accept bad behaviour”
“I’m a really good person who didn’t know what healthy meant. Now I do.”
“I feel safer and realize the way I have reacted to life’s situations is normal.”
“I never knew domestic violence was unhealthy. The Women’s Centre has provided me with education and knowledge.”
“The Women’s Centre provided me with a safe place to heal and figure things out without feeling judged.”
“Acceptance of self and situation. I am learning to be my own self.”
“It’s okay to cry; it’s okay because I’m not lost anymore.”
“Today I know what it means to be safe. I will never go back to feeling afraid again.”
There’s an old saying,
“You can’t really understand another person’s experience until you’ve walked a mile in their shoes.”
Frank Baird created Walk A Mile in Her Shoes® in 2001.
Each year an ever-increasing number of men are joining Walk A Mile In Her Shoes® International Men’s March to Stop Rape, Sexual Assault and Gender Violence. Walk A Mile In Her Shoes® is a fun opportunity for men to educate the community about a very serious subject and to rally the community to take action to prevent sexualized violence – and raise money for women’s shelters and the services they provide in their communities. Register today!