WE ARE DOWN TO ONLY 2 DAYS BEFORE #WALK2ENDFGM

We are almost at the finish line!  Global Woman P.E.A.C.E. Foundation welcomes all of our guests from around the world and the country to Washington, D.C.  Most of our guests are expected to arrive today.  Although rain has been predicted in the forecast for Saturday, it appears that the afternoon will clear up in time for our Walk.  We will walk from the Sylvan Theater to the Lincoln Memorial, taking in other memorials along the way, then back to the Sylvan Theater.  We look forward to seeing you on Friday evening and/or Saturday.  Yesterday we reached 42% of our goal, and we are still hopeful of reaching 50% by or before Saturday.  Please continue to help us get there.  Register at www.globalwomanpeacefoundation.org, select the pink “Register to Walk” button, and be a part of this memorable event.

 

When:  2-day event – Friday, October 26th & Saturday, October 27, 2018.

Friday Itinerary: Red Carpet arrival at 6:00pm; Global Woman Awards, Film Trailer, Dispelling FGM Myths, and Silent Auction.

Saturday Itinerary: Assemble at 11:00am; pre-walk program at 12:00noon; 5K Walk starts at 1:30pm.

Friday’s Forecast:  High 52 Low 46 degrees, showers predicted 100%.

Saturday’s Forecast:  High 54 Low 45 degrees, morning rain predicted 50%.

Friday Evening Emcee:  Ashley Johnson of ANJ Public Relations Consulting

Saturday Afternoon Emcee:  Arielle Buchmann of WUSA 9

Special Saturday Prizes to:  3 teams that raise the 3 highest amounts

Auction Items Provided By:  The Kennedy Center, Ross Browne Studio, the NBA, the WNBA and Norwa Jewelers from Thailand

International & Local Media Coverage:  Arranged by our Broadcast & Print Media Committee

 

Friday Location: Milken Institute for Public Health at George Washington University, 950 New Hampshire Ave., NW, Washington, D.C. 20052 (2 blocks from Foggy Bottom Metro Station).  Parking is available at University Parking Garage (in Science & Engineering Hall) at 800 22nd Street, NW, between 22nd & 23rd Streets, Washington, D.C.  Evening maximum rate after 5:00 PM until 2:00 AM is a flat rate of $11.00.

 

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

For Saturday attire, you might want to wear jeans or sweats and a warm shirt, and your walk t-shirt will go over it.  Wear comfortable walking shoes.

 

Ways to Participate

  • 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
  • Register as a volunteer

 

Volunteers are needed – To volunteer, contact us at info@globalwomanpeacefoundation.org or call 703-818-3787.  Register at www.globalwomanpeacefoundation.org and Walk To End FGM.

 

********We are reminding you to register if you have not done so******** 

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.

 

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.

 

 

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