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BEARPAW ANNOUNCED AS THE OFFICIAL SWAG BAG SPONSOR FOR THE WEAVE FOUNDATION’S WALK A MILE EVENT IN HER SHOES ANNUAL EVENT


Citrus Heights, CA (May 1, 2017) — BEARPAW, a leader in fashion footwear for men, women and children, has been announced as the official Fancy Footwear swag bag sponsor for the WEAVE foundation’s Walk A Mile In Her Shoes event. In addition to making huge strides in the market place, the brand is looking to expand its charitable efforts with its participation in this annual event.

This year, Walk-A-Mile In Her Shoes takes place on Saturday, May 6th at 11:30AM in Sacramento, CA. The event is a popular men's march that brings awareness to rape, sexual assault and violence against women issues around the world. During the annual event, men will march in high-heel shoes to show their support for the cause by putting themselves “in her shoes”. WEAVE and Walk A Mile In Her Shoes are known nationwide for shedding light on how everyone can be effective in putting an end to sexual assault. The money raised from support WEAVE Foundation and their 24/7 services.

“We are very passionate to be a part of such a worthy cause and event. BEARPAW is not only committed to providing quality footwear and accessories to consumers, the company is also committed to providing support to philanthropic endeavors like WEAVE’s Walk A Mile In Her Shoes event,“ says BEARPAW President, John Pierce.

As the official Fancy Footwear sponsor, BEARPAW’s support will be seen throughout the event, prominently displayed on signage and within the swag bags for all Walk A Mile In Her Shoes participants.

 

ABOUT WEAVE:

WEAVE is the primary provider of crisis intervention services for survivors of domestic violence and sexual assault in Sacramento County. Through a multi-disciplinary effort with Sacramento County, law enforcement, the Commercially Sexually Exploited Children Court, Child Protective Services, and the District Attorney’s Office, WEAVE also provides 24/7 response, outreach and services for victims of sex trafficking.

It is WEAVE’s mission to build a community that does not tolerate sexual assault, domestic violence and sex trafficking and provides survivors with the support they need to be safe and thrive. WEAVE’s vision is a community free of violence and abuse.

At WEAVE we believe that crisis intervention services are only part of the solution. Prevention and Education are critical in improving how our community responds to violence. WEAVE is committed to breaking the cycle of violence by educating the community to better understand the issues of domestic violence and sexual assault. WEAVE is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization. Donations to WEAVE are tax deductible to the extent allowed by law. Our Tax ID # is 94-24.

 

ABOUT BEARPAW:

Tom Romeo founded the BEARPAW brand in 2001 with the intention of redefining casual footwear by creating comfortable, stylish and fashion forward footwear. BEARPAW has carved out a niche area by providing customers with comfort and sensibility to set itself apart. From slippers to boots to casual footwear, only the finest materials are used to produce BEARPAW Footwear. By using the highest standards of craftsmanship BEARPAW can deliver the most stylish footwear while ensuring complete comfort. BEARPAW is available at Macy’s, Famous Footwear and DSW.