Q: Is there a registration fee to participate?
A: Nope! The event is FREE to sign up for, we just encourage all walkers to fundraise so we can continue our services in helping the homeless.
Q: Can my group participate as a Team?
A: Yes! Just "Start A Team" and you'll be provided the tools and resources to recruit for your team with a custom team link, as well as ask for donations.
Q: Can I participate in the Walk if I'm not on a Team?
A: Absolutely! When you register to Walk A Mile, select the "Register as an Individual" option. You can also choose to start a team at a later date if others want to join you.
Q: What is the deadline to register for the Walk?
A: Online registrations will close on Wednesday, October 4. However, you can just show up at the Walk and register in person! The Walk is being held on October 7, 2023 at the Las Vegas Review-Journal (1111 W Bonanza Rd. LV, NV 89106).
FUNDRAISING / TEAMS:
Q: Is there a fundraising minimum?
A: No, and there's no maximum either! We encourage all walkers to make a difference by making a personal donation and asking friends/family/coworkers to donate to the cause.
Q: How do I get a "Walk A Mile" T-Shirt?
A: If you raise $100+, you'll receive a Walk A Mile T-Shirt at the Walk!
Q: How do I get credit for checks/cash donations I receive?
A: Any checks/money orders should be made out to "Las Vegas Rescue Mission" and dropped off to the Las Vegas Rescue Mission at 480 W Bonanza Rd. LV, NV 89106, in attention to "Development", prior to the Walk. OR you can bring cash/checks/money orders to the Walk A Mile event and turn them in at Registration!
Q: How do I ask for donations?
A: We make it easy and we've got tools to help you! When you sign up as a Team Captain, Team Member, or Individual, follow the link in the confirmation email that leads you to your Participant Center. You can then follow the tutorial of how to use the tools provided to recruit your team, get donations, and thank your donors!
Q: Are Walk A Mile T-Shirts available for sale?
A: Shirts are NOT available for sale and will only be provided to $100+ fundraisers and sponsored teams.
DAY OF EVENT:
Q: Where will the Walk A Mile In My Shoes event be held?
A: The event will be held on Saturday, October 7 @ the Las Vegas Review-Journal (1111 W Bonanza Rd. LV, NV 89106)
Q: How many people will there be at the event?
A: We are hoping as many people as possible sign up! In the past, we've had upwards of 400+ participants register in past years.
Q: Where should I park upon arrival?
A: The Las Vegas Review-Journal parking lot. We encourage everyone to carpool to ensure there are enough spots for everyone!
Q: How do I check-in at the Walk?
A: Upon arrival, go to the tent labeled "REGISTRATION" and check-in with a Mission staff member or volunteer! This is also where you can turn in check/cash donations.
Reminder: checks/money orders are to be made payable to "Las Vegas Rescue Mission".
Q: Where does the Walk begin and end? How long is the Walk?
A: The 1.3 mile Walk will start at the Las Vegas Review-Journal and go to and through the Las Vegas Rescue Mission. All guests will build a sack lunch in our dining hall for the Mission to hand out to our evening meal guests before heading back to the Review-Journal.
Q: Will there be designated Walk Waves like in years past?
A: Yes! We will assign groups and individuals in specific Walk Waves with staggered arrival/start times. Walk Waves will be determined the week of the event and emailed to all registered participants, as well as posted on the website.
Q: Can participants bring strollers and/or pets to the event?
A: This is a family & kid friendly event. Strollers are allowed. Furry friends are not. *Only service animals permitted.
Q: I don't want to attend the in-person event, but still want to be included. Are there options for me?
A: There sure is! If you are not able to attend the event in-person or if the location is a bit too far, you can sign up as a "Virtual Participant" and still raise funds for the Mission!
STILL HAVE QUESTIONS? CONTACT US!
Walk A Mile Events Team