Thanks to Calvary’s Mini-Walkers!

The AAUW mini-walkers

Over the past month, over 300 people have taken part in mini-walks for Calvary Women’s Services. You may be asking yourself, “what exactly is a mini-walk?”

Hundreds of mini-walks take place around the DC metro area leading up to the November 19th annual Help the Homeless Walkathon on the National Mall. These pre-Walkathon events give participants a chance to raise funds and promote awareness on a smaller, community scale.

A mini-walk can take on many different forms. For the one mini-walk, for instance, I stopped by AAUW’s office last week to talk with walkers about homelessness before we all went on a midday walk around the White House and back to the office.

Hart Middle School students walking for Calvary

A mini-walk at Tier10 Marketing included an early-morning chat about homelessness over coffee and donuts and a walk around the office building. For a mini-walk at Hart Middle School, students took part in an interactive educational session in their classrooms followed by a mini-parade around the school’s grounds led by drummers, students holding the school’s banner, and other fanfare.

What all these events have in common is that they raise funds to support Calvary’s programs while providing education about homelessness.

To all our mini-walkers this year, we’d like to say a big THANK YOU for taking the time to walk for Calvary and learn about homelessness – you helped make a real impact on those in need in your community.

Tier10 Marketing mini-walk in October

To everyone else, we’d like to share some pictures from this year’s mini-walks. Enjoy!

  • All 300+ mini-walkers count towards our goal of 550 walkers that will earn Calvary a $10,000 bonus grant from event sponsors Fannie Mae. Have you signed up for the Walkathon yet? You could be the walker to put us over the top! www.helpthehomelessdc.org/goto/calvary

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