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9th Annual Walk A Mile In My Shoes

February 1 @ 10:00 am - 12:30 pm

What is Walk a Mile in My Shoes?

A one mile walk in the snow, rain or shine to help raise awareness on homelessness and hunger.

Why Walk a Mile in My Shoes?

The Utica area is fortunate to be able to provide adults and children with basic everyday needs, however, as homelessness increases; the Rescue Mission faces the challenge of having the necessary resources to keep up with the demand. In 2018, the Rescue Mission’s Emergency Shelter expanded from 28 to 59 beds. In 2018, the shelter provided 17,980 shelter nights of care, where the average length of stay per person was 14 days.  More and more people are experiencing homelessness in the Mohawk Valley and you can help!

For just one day, let’s walk a mile in their shoes…

On Saturday, February 1 – Registration begins at 10:00 am at the Westminster Moriah Olivet Presbyterian Church (across from Hanna Park).

Walk begins outside City Hall at 11:00 am.

Individual Walker – $25
Team (Business/Church/School/Other) – $15 PP for groups of 10 or more

Registration includes “Walk a Mile in My Shoes” event tee-shirt and goodie bag, along with food and beverage.
*Top fund raiser awards given to the two top teams.

We encourage you to involve your family, friends and co-workers by asking them to sign up to walk with you or make a contribution to your efforts through a pledge. For every $25 raised above the registration fee, your name will entered in a drawing to win a gift card!

Download and print the Registration/Pledge form, complete and mail to:

Rescue Mission of Utica – Attention: Walk a Mile – 293 Genesee Street, Utica NY 13501

*To guarantee that you will have a correct t-shirt size, it is recommended that you pre-register by January 24, 2020.

Sponsorship Opportunities include:

Venetian Boot  Sponsor – $3,000:

  • Media coverage for event promotion.
  • Recognition on Rescue Mission website during the time of event promotions with link to your business.
  • Mention in all press releases related to the event.
  • Logo displayed on all printed materials related to the event.
  • Yard sign with business logo displayed along walking route. (sign is 24″wide by 12″high)
  • 10 complimentary registration fees for business employees.
  • Business logo on event apparel.
  • Gift of recognition.

Steel Toe Boot Sponsor – $2,000:

  • Media coverage for event promotion.
  • Recognition on Rescue Mission website during the time of event promotions with link to your business.
  • Mention in all press releases related to the event.
  • Logo displayed on all printed materials related to the event.
  • Yard sign with business logo displayed along walking route. (sign is 24″wide by 12″high)
  • 5 complimentary registration fees for business employees.
  • Business logo on event apparel.
  • Gift of recognition.

Chukka Boot Sponsor – $1,000:

  • Media coverage for event promotion.
  • Recognition on Rescue Mission website during the time of event promotions with link to your business.
  • Mention in all press releases related to the event.
  • Logo displayed on all printed materials related to the event.
  • Yard sign with business logo displayed along walking route. (sign is 24″wide by 12″high)
  • 4 complimentary registration fees for business employees.
  • Business logo on event apparel.
  • Gift of recognition.

Route-Sign Sponsor – $200:

  • Yard sign with business logo displayed along walking route. (sign is 24” wide by 12” high)

If you would like to become a sponsor, download and print the

Sponsorship Opportunity form, complete and mail to:

Rescue Mission of Utica – Attention: Walk a Mile – 293 Genesee Street, Utica NY 13501

If you have any questions, please contact Cathy Hardy catherine.hardy@uticamission.org or 315.735.1645 ext. 2102

2019 Sponsors:

Details

Date:
February 1
Time:
10:00 am - 12:30 pm

Organizer

Susan Woods, Director of Development
Phone:
315.735.1645x2115
Email:
susan.woods@uticamission.org

Venue

Westminster Moriah Olivet Presbyterian Church
714 Washington St. (Across from Hanna Park)
Utica, NY 13501
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Website:
http://wmoutica.org/