Happenings Newsletter – November 2017



What’s Happening At Walk With Sally
November 2017 Newsletter

MInimum Friendship Length, 1 year. Average Friendship Length 2.25 years.

Prior to being matched, every mentor and mentee commit to at least one year with the Mentoring Program in order to facilitate a connection. Due to the incredible work and support of our program team, our mentor and mentee friendships last on average 2.25 years, higher than the national average!

Bonus Activity with California Pizza Kitchen

Walk With Sally Mentors and Mentees at the California Pizza Kitchen Bonus Activity

Walter and his team at California Pizza Kitchen were gracious enough to host our mentees and mentors for a second Bonus Activity this year on October 22nd.  Everyone gathered for a festive day of pizza making and pumpkin decorating.

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One Hour Long Cycle 2017

Kettlebell Lifting Challenge

Nick Arquette and Jason Dolby at the One Hour Long Cycle

Jason Dolby, founder of the One Hour Long Cycle, selected Walk With Sally as this year’s recipient for his kettlebell lifting challenge on October 21st.  Amateurs and Pros alike came together across the world, from Canada to Germany, to participate and take part in raising over $30,000 for friendships!

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Friendship Bowl Committee Meeting, Tuesday, November 14th at 6:30 at WeWork Manhattan Beach


Businesses Give Back – PERL Mortgage

PERL Mortgage grand opening benefitting Walk With Sally

When Russell Hossain, SVP and Chief Business Development Officer of PERL Mortgage, was planning a Grand Opening event at their new office location in El Segundo, he knew exactly which organization he wanted to give back to.  Read more to find out about the recent and ongoing partnership between Walk With Sally and PERL Mortgage.

Wanted: Men, Know any men who want to make a difference in a child's life? Join our next mentor training on Saturday, November 18th at 9:30 a.m.

What An Honor!

Walk With Sally is honored as Nonprofit of the Year by the Palos Verdes Chamber, California State Senate, California State Legislature, County of Los Angeles and United States House of Representatives

Walk With Sally was recognized by the Palos Verdes Peninsula Chamber as the 2017 Nonprofit Organization of the Year! Click through to see the video of Don Knabe’s introduction and Nick Arquette’s acceptance speech.  Spoiler alert: this one is dedicated to all the “Sally’s” out there who have to sit their children down and tell them about cancer.

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Of course, Bob will never replace Nathan's dad, but he knows that he has that time to talk about boy things. He has that connection with Bob.

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