Shoes4Grades 5k Walkathon 2022

Take a walk in my shoes with Shoes4Grades. We are proud to walk this walk with you in our first 5k walkathon to change the life of a child in foster care. According to the most recent federal data, there are currently more than 400,000 children in the foster care system in the United States. Out of that 400,000, there are more than 65,000 children in the California foster care system alone. These youth desperately needing our support services. Will you walk in their shoes to raise awareness and help us fundraise to change a life?

Our goal is for every participant to walk (about 3 miles starting at Venice Beach and ending at the Santa Monica Pier while raising $8 every 2000 steps per participant. The walk from Venice to Santa Monica Pier is about 6-7 thousand steps.

*Registration includes a water bottle and t-shirts.

We have three Contribution Packages available. These packages are based on an individual’s contributions to the cause.

Each year, there are three Contribution Packages:

  • $30     BRONZE: includes lunch, beverage, bronze medal, and one raffle ticket
  • $40     SILVER: includes lunch, beverage, dessert, silver medal, and two raffle tickets
  • $60+   GOLD: includes lunch, beverage, dessert, gold medal, and three raffle tickets


We look forward to seeing everyone out there!

To register for the 2022 Walkathon, please use the form below.