Harbor Shelter Event

Raised: $25,000 /$25,000

Walk the Park in Her Shoes

Stepping Out Against Domestic Violence:

Walk and Fun Run 5k

Saturday October 22, 2016

This walk is a major fundraiser for Harbor, Inc., Johnston County’s agency assisting victims of domestic violence and sexual assault. Proceeds are used to fund Harbor’s

emergency shelter SECU Harbor House, for court advocacy, children’s programs, sexual assault support, housing assistance, and all other programs and services.

Harbor assists over 3,000 women and children annually.

Harbor Shelter

5k Run Registration: 8:00 – 8:45 AM

Run: 9:00 AM

Walk Registration: 9:00 – 9:45 AM

Walk: 10:00 AM

600 E. Booker Dairy Rd. in Smithfield

Smithfield Community Park



Questions and Answers

What is Harbor’s Walk the Park in Her Shoes?

This is a major fundraising event coordinated by and for

Harbor, Inc. It will be held on Saturday, October 22, 2016, with registration from 8 AM – 8:45 AM for the 5K Fun Run and registration from 9 AM – 9:45 AM for the walk at the Smithfield Community Park, Booker Dairy Road in Smithfield. The 5K begins at 9 AM; the walk begins at 10AM.

What can I expect at the event?

Lots of fun and laughter! Although this event is for a serious cause and organization, we have fun witnessing courageous men attempting to walk in women’s shoes. Some take it to the next level and are fully dressed in women’s attire. Enjoy watching them walk in stilettos, boots, or even bedroom slippers! Women and youth will walk as well. A 5K Fun Run will precede the walk and is open to everyone. Children’s activities which may include face painting, a bounce house, and flip flop decorating will be available.

How can I get involved?

1) Sponsorships are needed (company or individual). Sponsorships range from $250 to $5000. 2) Walkers and runners are needed. Registration is $25 ($5 for ages 17 and under), and we encourage participants to collect donations to support their participation. You may build a team with friends or colleagues or encourage friendly competition with another individual or group. We appreciate the involvement of our JoCo civic groups, faith organizations, and community leaders. 3) Donations. If you prefer to give a donation to support the event, we are grateful! Your financial support is tax deductible.

How does this event help Harbor, Inc.?

As Johnston County’s nonprofit agency serving victims of domestic violence and sexual assault, Harbor needs the funds to sustain the programs and services offered. We provide safe, compassionate care with court advocacy services, SECU Harbor House emergency shelter, support groups, transportation, housing transition, clothing, crisis line, and many other 24/7 services for women and children.

Sponsorship Levels

Stilettos ~ $5000

– Lead the walk or run.

– Quote in the post-event press release.

– Logo and link to company website from Harbor’s website, if applicable.

– Recognition on event t-shirt.

– Name and company logo, if applicable on event signage.

– Verbal recognition at event.

– 20 complimentary registrations.

Heels ~ $2500

– Recognition on event t-shirt.

– Name and company logo, if applicable on event signage.

– Verbal recognition at event.

– 10 complimentary registrations and t-shirts.

Flats ~ $1000

– Name on event signage.

– Verbal recognition at event.

– 5 complimentary registrations with t-shirts.

Sneakers ~ $500

– Name on event signage.

– Verbal recognition at event.

– 3 complimentary registrations with t-shirts.

Flip Flops ~ $250

– Name on event signage.

– 1 complimentary registrations with t-shirts.