Willow Domestic Violence Center hosting red shoe run/walk to raise funds for shelter
- on April 16, 2012
The Willow Domestic Violence Center has set its second annual Willow Walk/Red Shoe Run to benefit the center which helps more than 275 women and children each year in Douglas, Franklin and Jefferson counties.
The event, which includes a 1-mile walk and 5K run, begins at 8 a.m. May 5 at the Lawrence Rotary Arboretum, 5100 W. 27th St. Walkers — men, women and children — are encouraged to wear red shoes to help raise awareness about domestic violence.
Cost is $25 and $30 on day of event. To register or for more information, visit www.realmenwearheels.com or call 331-2034.
The Willow Domestic Violence Center provides shelter, peer counseling, advocacy and other services to survivors of domestic violence. The center estimates it costs $1,300 a day to keep its doors open.