Our 6th Annual Walk a Mile in my Shoes event was held on Saturday, February 6th. A one mile walk to help raise awareness on homelessness & hunger. The walk began at 11 am with about 300 walkers came out on a chilly, but sunny morning helping to raise nearly $10,000! A special thank you to the Westminster Moriah Olivet Presbyterian Church for use of their facility to hold the registration before the walk and lunch and awards ceremony following the walk!
Our sponsors included:
Silver Sneaker Sponsors: Adirondack Financial Services and Westminster Moriah Olivet Presbyterian Church
Lunch Sponsor: Bank of Utica
Advertising, Contributing & Media Sponsors: 100.7 FM WUTQ, Bug Country, Kiss FM, Roser Communications, Park Outdoors Advertising and A&P Master Images
Route Sign Sponsors:
Clifford Fuel, Gates-Cole Insurance and Oneida Nation Foundation
Also, special thanks to Bug Country for playing music and making announcements throughout the morning! Thank you to all our walkers and to those who collected additional pledges/donations. None of this would be possible without the many caring sponsors and people who came out to support this most worthy cause!
Check out our photo gallery to see photos from this event!
Related news stories: WKTV News Channel 2 – “Annual Walk a Mile in My Shoes bring awareness to homeless in Utica.