Walk a Mile in Her Shoes


Community members walking to raise awareness about sexual assault

On Saturday, May 4, 2019, The Center held our Annual Walk a Mile in HER Shoes© event on Placerville’s Historic Main Street where men stepped into some crazy large women’s high heels and walk a mile to raise awareness about violence against women and girls.

Game on — can you sport a pair of heels for a whole mile?  Challenge your friends to get involved by organizing a team and competing to see who can raise the most funds.  Start training now to compete for next year!

The Center for Violence-Free Relationships walk a mile in her shoes

Community Members Who Walked This Year

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Brian Veerkamp – El Dorado County Board of Supervisors – District 3

Dennis Thomas – Placerville City Councilmember

Don Ashton – El Dorado County Chief Administrative Officer

El Dorado Hills Professional Firefighters

James Ortega & Joseph Wren – Placerville Police Department

Jamie McCullough – Wells Fargo Bank

Jere Copland – El Dorado County Employees Association, Local #1

Kay Iida Mike Prouty Marty Hackett – Center Volunteer Team

Matt Huckabay – The Center for Violence-Free Relationships

Rafael Martinez – El Dorado County Department of Transportation

Rogue Brotherhood – Kevin Brown Jim Byers Dave Del Rio Russ Reyes Mike Kobus

Shingle Springs Band of Miwok Indians Tribal Police

Todd Crawford Leslie Schlag Moke Auwae Richard Horn– Deputy Sheriff’s Association

Tom Howard – Serrano Associates

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Thank you to Our Sponsors

  • Avinx California
  • David Joerger
  • Erik Uhler
  • Metropolitan Crime Free Solutions
  • Michael Wachtel
  • Serrano Associates
  • Wells Fargo

Sponsorship Opportunities

Walk a Mile in Her Shoes® is a highly publicized event that offers a variety of promotional and recognition benefits. To learn more and get involved contact Kay Iida at KayI@TheCenterNow.org or 530-626-1450.

Shoe Shopping

The Center for Violence-Free Relationships provides heels for participants on a first come, first serve basis (sizes 9-15). If you want to make your own statement, feel free to purchase your very own pair!