Hundreds step up to support ‘Walk a Mile in Her Shoes’ event in Orlando

ORLANDO, Fla. — Almost 200 men and women marched down Orange Avenue in downtown Orlando on Thursday night, and a lot of them were in heels, including the men.

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Supporters came out for the 9th annual Harbor House of Central Florida’s “Walk a Mile in Her Shoes” event.

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The goal of the event is to raise awareness about domestic violence and support survivors in the Central Florida community.

Photos: Hundreds step up to support ‘Walk a Mile in Her Shoes’ event in Orlando

Local officials including Orlando Mayor Buddy Dyer, Orange County Sheriff John Mina and Orlando police chief Orlando Rolón showed up to support the cause.

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Officials said during the past two years of the pandemic, Harbor House of Central Florida has seen about a 15% increase in demand for its outreach services programs and hotline.

But there was also a lighter side, as prizes were awarded for most creative shoe and largest team.

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