A survivor of sexual abuse is urging you to join her in a Victor Walk
If you want to raise awareness about child sexual abuse, you can join Muskoka Victor Walk this weekend. It’s happening at Rivermill Park in Huntsville on Saturday. Kealin is a local survivor who spearheaded this movement. She talks about why this was is important.
All the money raised is going to the Muskoka Victor Therapy Fund providing specialized treatment of children who have been sexually abused.
Kealin says she hopes people come out so we can raise more awareness about this issue. She says she remembers feeling ashamed, sad and angry at the world during the abuse.
Kealin says she want to help other victims can get the healing they need like she did. She says she’s feeling happy.
The event is hosting by the Simcoe-Muskoka Youth and Family Services and The Child Advocacy Centre. Kealin says she wants other kids like her to know not to be afraid.
You can take part in a 1k or 5k walk. Registration starts at 9 a.m. with the walk beginning at 10 a.m. You can pre-register by emailing MVWalk@gmail.com. First 100 registrants get a free MVWalk water bottle. All registrants are also entered in a draw to win a prize.