Support Victims of Intimate Partner Violence by attending the Walk a Mile in Her Shoes®


Grab some heels and walk for a good cause!

Put yourself in “her shoes.” Since 2001, men, women, and their families around the world have joined Walk a Mile in Her Shoes®: The International Men’s March to Stop Rape, Sexual Assault & Gender Violence. It is a unique opportunity to raise awareness in our community about the serious causes and effects of sexualized violence. SARC’s Annual Walk A Mile In Her Shoes® will be held April 20th, 2024, at 119 S Main St, Bel Air, MD 21014.

Why participate in Walk A Mile In Her Shoes®? This event is a key awareness and fundraising event for SARC. It allows SARC to provide free services and resources to victims of sexual and domestic violence. According to RAINN, every 68 seconds, an American is sexually assaulted. 1 out of every 6 American women has been the victim of an attempted or completed rape in her lifetime and 9 out 10 rape victims are female.  1 in 33 American men have experienced an attempted or completed rape in their lifetime.

The cause always remains the same: to support survivors, to bring awareness to sexual assault, and to raise critical funds to help support SARC’s mission and advocate for victims and survivors.

There are plenty of activities for the entire family to take part in during this event including: music by Harford DJs, a photo booth with Clearly the Best Photo Booth, Crossroads Bistro Food Truck, face painting, cornhole, and so much more. Follow us social media and sign up to receive SARC emails so you can stay updated on our event. Register by April 1st to receive a complimentary event t-shirt and swag bag.

Sponsors of Walk a Mile in Her Shoes® can promote their businesses for an affordable investment, all while supporting a very critical and urgent need in our community. Sponsorship levels offer different benefits including recognition in all pre-event publicity and on the organization’s website, social media ads, as well as recognition at the event. 

Proceeds from the event benefit SARC, the only full-service domestic violence and sexual violence agency in Harford County. SARC is a comprehensive victim services program that provides resources to primary and secondary victims of domestic violence, sexual violence, dating violence, child abuse and stalking in Harford County, Maryland. No victim should feel alone and at SARC they are able to begin a new and safe life.

SARC’s Walk a Mile in Her Shoes® sponsors to-date include SARC’s Premier Sponsor The Kelly Group. Annual Sponsors: Harford County Government, DDS, CAM Construction, Main Street Design, APGFCU, Saiontz & Kirk, Chesapeake Employers Insurance, Elegant Restoration, WSMT, Mid Atlantic Title, PK Law, Tar Heel Construction, Bayside, Saxons, Wegmans, and The Aberdeen IronBirds. Event Sponsors: Vertiv, Gemcraft Homes, Tar Heel Construction, State’s Attorney Office Harford County, APGFCU, DeCapite and DeCapite PA, Brown Girls International, Crossroads Bistro, FYZICAL Therapy and Balance Centers Forest Hill, Iconic Home Group, The Bel Air Auto Spa Express, Eric and Stacey Rebbert, and Jim Lockard Photography.

If you or your business is interested in becoming an event sponsor, register to walk or make a donation, please visit or contact [email protected]. Follow SARC on social media at and visit our website for more information and event details, sign up to receive regular updates.

About SARC

Since 1978, SARC has provided hope and resources to victims of domestic violence, sexual violence, child abuse, and stalking. Services include a 24 hour-helpline, counseling, legal representation, a confidential 40-bed safe house, and community outreach and education.   A community that stands together makes all the difference!

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