The 2014 Walk a Mile video – thanks to Earthfare!

Introducing the 2014 Grand Marshall

Ron Paulus 2 122x300 Introducing the 2014 Grand Marshall

We are thrilled to have Dr. Ron Paulus, President and CEO of Mission Health, as our Grand Marshall for the 2014 Walk a Mile Asheville.

Dr. Paulus will be leading the men and women walking on May 3rd to support Our VOICE in the 5th Annual Walk A Mile Asheville.

A huge thank you to Dr. Paulus and Mission Health!

Our Community Loves Our VOICE!

Check out these amazing events that are going on throughout the month of April in anticipation for the Walk on May 3rd. A huge thank you to all of the businesses that believe in the work we are doing to support survivors and end sexual violence. We look forward to seeing you out and showing these places some LOVE!

Burial Beer Happy Hour Event – Thursday April 3rd 5-7pm – a portion of sales for a special Walk a Mile brew support Our VOICE

CrossFit WOD a Mile - Saturday April 5th 9am – 12 – registration cost supports Our VOICE – register here – CFE

Altamont Brewery Happy Hour Event – Saturday April 12th 4-8pm – a portion of sales for a special Walk a Mile brew support Our VOICE – there will also be awesome food available from the Smash Box food truck!

Get Pumped Up Party at Hip Replacements - Thursday April 17th 5-7pm – rock out to Pleasure Chest while you do some last minute shoe shopping and sip some tasty brew from Highland Brewing!

Decorate Your Shoes at Wine & Design – Sunday April 27th 12-5pm – bring your shoes for the Walk to decorate with paint, glitter, and fun – light snacks and wine – family friendly!

We will be posting more about these events in the coming weeks on our Facebook feed (if you are not our friend yet – what are you waiting for?)

Registration is LIVE!

Early Bird Registration is now Open!

This begins the 2 month count-down to the 5th Annual Walk a Mile Asheville.

Do you think Greg from The Hop is excited? We sure are! REGISTER NOW!
Greg The Hop 300x300 Registration is LIVE!

Pre-Walk Updates!

  • Crossfit Pisgah is hosting a Walk a Mile Photo shoot on Wednesday February 19th from 4-5 at their location in the River Arts District (across from White Duck Taco). We are so thankful for this incredible group and look forward to some amazing pictures.
  • We are currently accepting nominations for the coveted Walk a Mile Asheville Grand Marshall! Nominations will then be voted on and the one with the most votes will be rewarded by leading hundreds of men in heels for the Walk on May 3rd. Please send nominations to walk@ourvoicenc.org or follow us on Facebook (facebook.com/ourvoicenc)
  • Sponsorship Updates – Tupelo Honey has joined us again this year as a Wedge Sponsor – show them some love by visiting one of their SIX locations!
  • Ready to register and get your team together? Early bird registration begins March 1st!

Walk a Mile 2014 Sponsorships

Young Men 300x150 Walk a Mile 2014 SponsorshipsAre you ready for the 5th Annual Walk a Mile In Her Shoes?! We are and we would love your help in underwriting the cost of this event so that all funds raised can go directly to supporting victims of sexual violence. The Walk a Mile was voted one of the best Special Events in Asheville according to the Mountain Xpress and the media coverage that it receives is always wonderful.

Why not take the next step to show Asheville & Buncombe County that you stand with the Men in Heels and want to create a safer community for everyone. By being a sponsor you can help us end sexual violence in our community and beyond!

Walk A Mile Asheville 2014 Sponsor Packet

Walk a Mile Logo Contest!

Red Sparkly Heels Logo Contest Image 300x300 Walk a Mile Logo Contest!Our VOICE is accepting submissions for logos for the 2014 Walk a Mile In Her Shoes event.

The winning logo will be awarded $200!

The logo must use the phrase “Walk a Mile” and incorporate Our VOICE.

The deadline for submissions is Friday November 15, 2013 – please email high-resolution format logos to rvoice@ourvoicenc.org.

All submissions become property of Our VOICE. Please call us at (828) 252-0562 if you have any questions.

Good luck and GET PUMPED UP!

SUCCESS!

Asheville Rugby Team SUCCESS!A huge THANK YOU to all of the men and women who participated in the 4th Annual Walk a Mile in Her Shoes. Our amazing Walkers raised $35,000 for Our VOICE and this goes directly to serving men and women affected by sexual violence. We are so grateful for the community support around this event and can’t wait to see you again next year as we celebrate 40 years of serving Buncombe County!

Top Individual Fundraiser = Adrian Vassallo, Dixon Hughes Goodman

Top Team Fundraiser = Make Noise

Top Individual Finisher = Adrian Vassallo, Dixon Hughes Goodman

Top Team Finisher = The Hop Ice Cream Cafe

Most Spirited Individual = David Cohen

Most Spirited Team = Appalachian Foot and Ankle

Check back for photos soon or visit the Our VOICE Facebook page!

Are you ready!?

Over here at Our VOICE we are up to our necks in awesome WAM t-shirts, registrations pouring in, Firstgiving tallies… but most of all crazy large women’s shoes! ¬†We hope that you are gearing up for the Walk as well and look forward to seeing you this Saturday rain or shine (though I am pretty sure it is going to be shine!)

If I can’t convince you to join us… maybe Sheriff Van Duncan can… (check out his sensible pumps!)

Van D Are you ready!?

Get Pumped Up!

Looking for a way to show off your heels even BEFORE the Walk a Mile?

Join us this Friday April 19th from 7-10pm at The Arcade in downtown Asheville (130 College Street) for some pre-Walk revelry!

  • Purchase your shoes (Hip Replacements will be there with a new shipment of very large shoes – men’s size 13+)

  • Get your picture taken lookin’ awesome in your shoes (thanks to Cindy from CLicKs Photography who will be there)
  • Get your grove on with live music, snacks and drinks!

This guy (Kip from Hip Replacements with customized pin strip heels) is definitely Pumped Up!

Kip Pin Stripes Get Pumped Up!