Community members take to the streets during last year’s Walk A Mile In Their Shoes event. File photo

Register now for annual Walk A Mile In Their Shoes event

Lassen Family Services hosts the seventh annual Walk A Mile In Their Shoes event Saturday, April 25 at the Susanville Community Center.

Check-in and registration begins at 8:30 a.m. with opening ceremonies at 10 a.m. and family-friendly activities at Memorial Park until 2 p.m.

Register for free at Registration closes at noon April 24.

The Walk A Mile In Their Shoes fundraiser is designed to bring awareness of sexual assault and child abuse in a supportive and fun way.

The event includes a flag ceremony and Lassen Family Services will present the Empathy and Education of the Year Award.

Local agencies also will explain the importance of different services provided in our community.

There will be information booths, a 50/50 raffle and a gumbo cook-off.

April is Sexual Assault Awareness and Prevention Month and Child Abuse Prevention Month.

Here’s how you can help.

  • Register to walk, by yourself or as a team. Registration is available now at
  • Register to host an informational booth
  • Post a Walk A Mile flyer in your office.
  • Buy tickets for the 50/50 raffle (available at Lassen Family Services).
  • Sign up for the gumbo contest.

For more information, call 257-5459.