We are almost there; 3 more days and we will Walk To End FGM.  You’ve made it to this point with us and you are just about to cross the finish line.  We have been cheering you on the entire way but please don’t stop now.  Take this last opportunity to make a final push for our cause.  With your help, we have already reached 70% of our goal but we need to make it to 100% before Saturday.  Team “MSP Club of NCA” has taken the lead in first place, while Team “Rings” is now in 2nd place and Team “Africa Schools of Kenya” is in 3rd place.  Anything can happen between now and Friday, so team captains, please keep pushing for that 1st place prize this Saturday.  Remember, meeting 100% of our goal, we will be able to send at least 3 or 4 young ladies for surgery this year.  Thanks to all registrants and teams for your support and participation!

Weather Update:  According to the latest Accuweather forecast, high temperature 64 and low 52 with sun and clouds.  We will update the forecast each day, leading up to Walk-Day.

Transportation: We are encouraging everyone to use metro where possible to get to the Sylvan Theater.  The Smithsonian Metro Station is only 2 blocks on the Orange, Blue and Silver Lines from the Sylvan Theater at 15th and Independence Avenue, SW.  We are still determining what the nearest parking garage is to the Sylvan Theater.  We will give you that update tomorrow, for those of you who prefer to drive to the event.

Suggested Attire:  We suggest wearing a long sleeve shirt under your walk t-shirt.  A pair of jeans or casual slacks would work very well with your t-shirt.  The color of t-shirts is purple with pink graphic on the front, if you want to match your attire to the t-shirt.

When:  Saturday, October 15, 2016

Itinerary: Assemble at 12:00pm; pre-walk program at 1:00pm; walk starts at 2:00pm

Program: Speakers, Entertainment, Awards & Prizes

Emcees:   Andrea Roane of WUSA News 9 & Meagan Fitzgerald of WRC News 4

Location:  National Sylvan Theater, Washington Memorial Drive, SW (Corner of 15th & Jefferson Streets, SW) Washington, D.C. 20024 (2 blocks from Smithsonian Metro Station)

Ways to Participate this Week

  • Register as an individual participant
  • Register as a virtual participant and help raise funds (if you are unable to attend)
  • Sponsor a team or an individual participant or sponsor the event

Register at www.globalwomanpeacefoundation.org and Walk to End FGM.

Your donations and registration fees are tax deductible to the maximum extent required by law.