LOS ANGELES WALK 2013 FAQs
The Walk will take place on Sunday, April 14, 2013. Registration/Check-in begins at 9:00 a.m. and the Walk program starts at 10:00 a.m.
The Advocacy Fair & Action Festival is open throughout the event, closing at 1:00 p.m..
The Walk will be held at Pan Pacific Park located at 7600 Beverly Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90036. (across from the Grove)
The Walk is a 5K (just under three miles) on city pavements.
The Walk will begin and end at Pan Pacific Park and take place on the main streets surrounding the Park. Route maps will be available at Registration.
Parking will be available at and near the Park. Please check this site which will be updated periodically with more specific parking information. Volunteers will be present on the day of the event to guide everyone to the available parking locations.
The general registration fees for the Los Angeles 2013 Walk to End Genocide are:
Adults (ages 26+) $20.00
Students (ages 12-25) $12.00.
Children (ages 11 and under) walk for free
One commemorative Walk to End Genocide T-shirt comes with each paid. registration.
A registered child ages 11 and under may purchase a Walk T-shirt for $10.00
Group registrations are available at a discount. A family, a school class or a House of Worship may register as a team for $50.00 and will receive two commemorative Walk to End Genocide T-shirts. Additional T-shirts are available for registered walkers to purchase prior to and on the day of the event, subject to availability, for $10.00.
Walkers can make a donation in lieu of raising funds, but raising money not only helps JWW fight genocide, it helps to raise awareness among your friends and family about the terrible situations in Sudan and Congo, and allows them to help work with us to alleviate the suffering of the survivors.
There are so many ways you can help make this fundraiser a success. Check your toolbox for sample emails and letters, ideas for fundraising events, and information on how to customize your webpage. Once you register, establish a fundraising goal for yourself and use the fundraising tips on the website to begin your efforts.Here are a few ideas of what you can do:
Where does the money raised go?
JWW is extraordinarily committed to ensuring that funds raised on behalf of JWW go directly to efforts to end genocide and to provide refugees and survivors with help, hope and support. Please go to the Jewish World Watch website, www.JWW.org to learn more about our fundraising efforts.
You have 3 options: and searching for your name to donate online. Or, you can collect checks made payable to "Jewish World Watch" and mail them to Jewish World Watch at
1. Tell your supporters to go to the Walk to End Genocide website at www.walktoendgenocide.org, click on 'sponsor a walker' to find your name to donate on line.
2. Mail checks (made payable to Jewish World Watch) to:5551 Balboa Blvd., Encino, CA 91316. If you mail in your checks please make sure you include your name and team name (if any) so you can get credit for your efforts. 3. Last, you can turn in your collected checks and cash to the registration table on the day of the Walk.
Absolutely! Volunteers are needed for a variety of projects from set up to cheering on the walkers. Please send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org if you can volunteer.
YES! Teens can earn community service for volunteering with JWW to help with the Walk and as a registered walker raising funds.
There are two ways:
Before the Walk: Contact the JWW office (818-501-1836) to pick up your T-shirt during the week before the Walk.
On the Day of the Walk: Stop at the Registration Table just outside of the Global Village to check in and receive a ticket to pick up your commemorative T-shirt at the T-shirt tent. Walkers who have not pre-registered may purchase T-shirts after they register on the day of the Walk subject to availibility.
Water will be available to all walkers, and light snacks, including Kosher alternatives, will be available for purchase.
Yes, you can bring a stroller.
Yes, those in wheelchairs can participate in the Walk.
No, for your safety and the safety of all participants, bikes, scooters and roller blades are not permitted at the event.
No, for your safety and the safety of all participants, pets are not allowed, with the exception of service dogs.
The Los Angeles 2013 Walk to End Genocide, Advocacy Fair & Action Festival will take place on April 14, 2013, rain or shine!