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Walk A Mile In My Shoes 2018
September 1 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm UTC-4
This is a 1-mile walk to raise money and awareness about the plight of the homeless in Ocala. Proceeds will go to support the Interfaith Homeless Shelter. Here's the plan.... People commit to walking one mile and getting as many sponsors as possible with a target of $250 per walker; participants can be youth or adults. The walk will be held in the height of the Florida Summer heat on a Saturday morning at 10:00 a.m. The walk will begin at a designated point on Silver Springs Blvd. and end at the Interfaith Center for Life on Pine Ave. (Ivy House is .9 miles from the Center for Life.) There will be water, worship music and snacks for walkers in the Center for Life. When walkers arrive they will be provided with a plastic bag or recycled shopping bag and be told to put all their belongings and their shoes in the bag. Walkers will have a variety of shoes available from our Thrift Store to select from. (there will be shoe sanitizer available and cheap flip flops to. select from). Walkers must walk the mile in the shoes provided to them.
Items needed: 200 pair of shoes, shopping bags (plastic and recyclable), shoe sanitizer, prizes for top 5 fund-raisers and banner.
Goals: 100 walkers raising $250 each = $25,000. 200 walkers raising $250 each = $50,000.
0For more information or to get involved call Karla at (352) 209-7045 or email at Karla@iesmarion.org