Child & Family Center presents the Purple Palooza 5K Walk to End Domestic Violence on Saturday, Oct. 16, from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the center’s main facility, 21545 Centre Pointe Parkway. Funds raised will support the center’s Domestic Violence Program, which provides safety, shelter and support to survivors of domestic violence while working to break the cycle of abuse and creating healthy relationships.
Many fun family activities are planned before and following the walk, including live music by local band Sierra Highway, barbecue courtesy of SCV Rotary, Kona Ice, arts and crafts, sponsor booths, messages of hope, purple hair dye, face painting, honor bracelet making, and more.
You can get dusted with purple powder during the 5k route, which is easy for all ages, including children, and is pet-friendly. Your furry friend is welcome to walk, and there will be booths sponsored by local pet-related businesses.
Registration starts at $35, which includes continental breakfast and a “walker’s bag.” Upgrade to deluxe for $60 to receive an event T-shirt and finisher’s medal. Children ages 4-12 are $15. You can participate virtually for $25. You can also make a donation in support of a walker or a fundraising team. Volunteers are also needed at the event location and at rest stops along the route.
Sponsors thus far include: Sand Canyon Country Club, Barbara Cochran, Jerry M. & Ellen Ring Jacobson, Pam Ingram, Bruce & Aida Weinstein, Boston Scientific, Steve & Valerie Gausche, Finance of America, Advanced Audiology, Logix, M Entertainment, City of Hope, Snow Orthodontics, Embrace Your Smile, Reape Rickett Law Firm, Augusta Financial, Walter Kiczek and Jean La Corte Kiczek, Heritage Sierra Medical Group, Jennifer Lee and Hans Schoellhammer, Ryan Imai & Jenny Rusk, Kellstrom Real Estate, Remax, Allstate Insurance-Ellison/Harsolia, Bar Method, Rotary Club of SCV, Kona Ice, Bouquet Canyon Kennels, Sierra Highway, Santa Clarita Magazine, The Signal, SCVTV and KHTS AM1220. Additional sponsorships are also available.
To learn more about the event visit runsignup.com/Race/CA/SantaClarita/PurplePalooza, or contact Cheryl Jones at 661-259-9439. To learn more about Child & Family Center visit www.childfamilycenter.org.