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RISE Program Hosts Walk A Mile In Her Shoes® Event

Saturday, April 22, 2017

The RISE Program (RISE – Rape, Intervention, Services & Education of Sullivan County) at Catskill Regional Medical Center will be hosting its 6th Annual Walk A Mile In Her Shoes® event!

The event will be held on Saturday, April 22 at the Sullivan County Government Center located at 100 North Street in Monticello, NY. Registration will begin at 9:00 a.m.; the walk commences at 10:00 a.m. and continues until Noon.

Scenes from the CRMC Rise Walk in 2014

With another person experiencing a sexual assault every 98 seconds and one out of every six American women having been the victim of an attempted or completed rape in her lifetime according to RAINN.org, the lighthearted approach draws serious attention to the cause, and to the services that RISE provides in Sullivan County.

How To Register

All walkers must register for the event. Registration will be completed on the day of the event. You can download this form to pre-fill it and bring with you to the event, or you can receive and fill it out once you arrive. Registration is $10.

Participants, including Men, are encouraged to wear any type of women’s footwear – preferably in a shade of red – while participating in the walk.

Raising Money & Donating to the Cause

Walkers can raise money by securing pledges. Pledge forms are available here, and registrants may also set up personal online fundraising pages on our Crowdrise Page.

Creating My Own Fundraising Page

Step 1: Visit our Crowdrise page and click “Fundraise for this campaign”
Step 2: Create an account or login to your existing account
Step 3: Click the “Join the Team” button and your fundraising page will be instantly created for you.
Step 4: Personalize your page and share with everyone you know!

You can also donate directly to the cause by visiting: https://www.crowdrise.com/rise-crmc-walk-a-mile-in-her-shoes1

For additional information, contact RISE directly at 845-794-3300, ext. 2440. Sponsorship opportunities are available, and individual donations are accepted. The event will include raffles, prizes and refreshments throughout the day, and all funds raised will go directly to benefit the RISE Program of Sullivan County.

You can also print out Walk A Mile In Her Shoes event brochure, here!