Gateway Park, Arlington,VA to Dupont Circle, Washington,DC
2013 DC Annual Walk to Eliminate Violence Against Women and Girls
Join us on June 1st for our Annual 5K Walk to Eliminate Violence Against Women and Girls worldwide! Registration will start at 8:30AM and we will leave Gateway Park by 9:30. We will end at Dupont Circle with drinks, snacks, and prizes to give out!
Each walker is encouraged to raise at least $100 although you may decide to collect much more! Walkers who raise this much will receive a USNC UN Women shopping bag as a token of our thanks. Registration is $15 (before 5/26) and $20 after. We encourage you to walk as teams, fundraise though our page, and wear purple. Make it festive! The top three fundraisers will recieve donated prizes.
All donations are tax deductible and support projects for education, advocacy, laws, budgets, and action plans around the world to address and eradicate rampant violence.
ABOUT NATIONAL CAPITAL CHAPTER
The National Capital Chapter is one of thirteen chapters in the United States working to support the US National Committee's mission of "working toward a world where women live free from violence, poverty and inequality."
Together with the U.S. National Committee for UN Women, the National Capital Chapter raises funds and awareness to support UN Women’s projects around the world, enhancing women's economic and security rights, ending violence against women, reducing the prevalence of HIV/AIDS among women and girls, and advancing gender justice in democratic governance in stable and fragile states.
Interested in volunteering and learning more about the National Capital Chapter? National Capital Chapter board members and volunteers hold monthly meetings each month. If you are interested in attending please email nationalcapital@unwomen-usnc.
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