There are only 3 days left before the big day, Saturday, October 21st.  Four years ago, we decided to take our campaign against FGM to the Washington National Mall.  We hoped we would have at least 50 participants, and 250 participants joined us.  Here we are, 4 years later preparing to host participants from as far as Europe and Africa.  You don’t want to miss it.  It is still not too late to register.  Join us and be a part of this special event.

Weather Update:  According to Accuweather forecast, high temperature 78 and low 54, partly sunny.  We will continue to update the forecast every day leading up to Walk-Day.

Fundraising Update:  The competition among the teams has tightened up.  Team “Arifa Nasim” and Team “Tobe Levin Von” are playing musical chairs for 1st place.  Team leaders, please visit the site and check to see how your team is doing and if you have already reached your goal or have a ribbon.  3 top prizes will be awarded this year to the 3 top teams.  There will be 3 consolation runner-up prizes for teams ending in 4th 5th and 6th places.  Thank you for getting us to 79% of our goal.  We still have 3 more days to reach the goal.  Please help us reach 100% of our goal.  There is still time – you can do it.  Let’s go teams!

Prizes:  Our special prizes this year are provided by F.A. Cole, Corinna Spanu and 4imprint.

Proceeds:  The proceeds raised from the Walk To End FGM are used to support the restorative surgeries of survivors of FGM, including group and one-on-one counseling.

 

Register to walk at www.globalwomanpeacefoundation.org and select the pink  button.

 

When:  Saturday, October 21, 2017

Itinerary: Assemble at 11:00am; pre-walk program at 12:00noon; walk starts at 1:30pm

Emcee:  Arielle Buchmann of WUSA News 9

International & Local Media Coverage:  America Matters, MB Network and PBS

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

  • Form a team and invite others to join your team and help raise funds
  • Join a team that is already formed
  • 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
  • Be a Partner Organization with Global Woman P.E.A.C.E. Foundation in the Walk to End FGM

Global Woman P.E.A.C.E. Foundation is a registered 501c3 non-profit organization with the U.S. Internal Revenue Service.  As such, your donations and registration fees are tax deductible to the maximum extent required by law.