Here we are only 5 days away from the BIG day – the Walk to End FGM! Are you ready? Remember, we will be accepting registrations up to the day of the walk. To register, please visit our website at www.globalwomanpeacefoundation.org, select “Events” and scroll down and click on “Register Now”.
News Channel 9 Did a Segment on FGM and the Walk to End FGM Yesterday
For those of you who missed this segment, click below to watch it.
If you have health issues that prevent you from walking, you can still attend the walk and enjoy the program we have planned for everyone. If you are not in Washington, D.C. but would like to participate, you can make a donation and we will send you everything an in-person participant receives. Please send donation checks to Global Woman P.E.A.C.E. Foundation, 14001A Grumble Jones Court, Centreville, VA. 20121
Instructions to Registering for the Walk to End FGM
- Register as a walker
- Register as a virtual walker (make a donation and get everything a walker gets)
- Register as a survivor (use this code: SURVIVORS2015)
- Register as a volunteer (use this code: VOLUN2015)
5-Day Weather Forecast
The Accu-Weather forecast for October 31st: High – 61 degrees and low – 50 degrees and increasing clouds. The forecast seems to change daily so we will continue to update you.
Wardrobe Advisory for October 31st
We advise you to dress according to the weather forecast for Walk-Day. A sweat shirt or a sweater over which the T-shirt can go should keep you comfortable. Jeans or sweat pants will go well with the t-shirt. Warm socks, sneakers and a hat are highly recommended.
We will assemble at 15th Street & Constitution Avenue, NW on the Washington National Mall at 8:00am. T-shirts and complimentary bags will be distributed between 8:00am and 9:00am. Pre-walk program will begin at 9:00am with announcements, speeches and recognition awards. The 5K walk-A-thon will begin promptly at 11:00am. A copy of the program will be available when you pick up your t-shirt and bag.
The 5K Route as Issued by the National Park Service:
- The route will begin at Constitution Avenue and 15th Street, Northwest in Washington, D.C. and will continue to the following memorials:
- The Vietnam Veterans Memorial
- The Lincoln Memorial
- Korean War Veterans Memorial
- World War II Memorial
- Washington Monument
- Back to 15th Street and Constitution Avenue
Transportation to Constitution & 15th Street, Northwest, Washington, DC
We recommend taking Metrorail to the Walk to End FGM. The closest Metro stations are Federal Triangle and Smithsonian Metro Stations on the Blue, Orange and Silver Lines. If you would like to drive and share the ride with other participants, please contact Global Woman P.E.A.C.E. Foundation at (703) 818-3787 or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Volunteers for the Walk to End FGM
For more details on volunteering, please send an email to email@example.com to the attention of Ms. Meskerem Damtew. Volunteers are expected to arrive at 6:30am for set-up.
This is the second walk in the U.S. against FGM. Register and be a part of the campaign to end female genital mutilation. Thanks!
Your donation and registration fee are tax deductible. Global Woman P.E.A.C.E. Foundation is a 501c3 nonprofit organization.