My Town: Akron’s 8th Annual ‘Walk A Mile In Her Shoes’

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AKRON, Ohio — Men and women are stepping out to raise awareness for domestic violence at the eighth annual ‘Walk A Mile In Her Shoes’ fundraiser in Akron.

The walk will be held Friday, April 26 at Lock 3 in downtown Akron. Registration begins at 5 p.m., opening ceremonies at 6 p.m. and the walk will conclude with an award reception and games.

Men are encouraged to complete the walk in women’s shoes, and each participant is required to raise at least $20 in donations. Awards will be given to walkers and teams raising the most money.

In 2012, more than 500 walkers raised thousands of dollars for domestic violence awareness.

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