FAQ

How much does it cost to register for HomeWalk 2016?
The registration fee is $25 for walkers and runners. We work hard each year to cover the cost of the event to ensure that every dollar raised goes back into the community to end homelessness.

What’s the difference between walking and running?
Participants who register as runners will start at 8:45am.  Walkers will line up afterwards to begin the course.

How much of my donation goes to ending homelessness in Los Angeles County?
Through the generosity of our HomeWalk Sponsors, 100% of your donation goes to help those in need. Our partners proudly sponsor and underwrite the cost of the event so your donation can make the most impact possible.

How can I make a cash donation?
Email homewalk@unitedwayla.org and we will mail you a donation envelope. Then you may turn in your donation envelope on event day.

How can I make a check donation?
Just download this PDF of our donation form, and mail the form and check to: United Way of Greater Los Angeles, Attn: HomeWalk, 1150 S. Olive Street, Suite T500, Los Angeles, CA 90015. All checks can be made payable to “United Way of Greater LA.”

Is my donation tax-deductible?
Donations are tax deductible to the fullest extent allowed by law.  You must complete the hard copy donation form, so that we have your information. If the donation is over $250, you must request a receipt and you will receive one via e-mail.

Can I participate without registering?
No, anyone without a HomeWalk 2016 bib (provided at time of check-in) will immediately be directed off the course.

Are strollers, carriages or walkers of any kind allowed?
Yes, absolutely. HomeWalk is a family-friendly event and we invite runners and walkers of all ages to join in on the fun!

Are bikes, skateboards or skates of any kind allowed?
No, anyone attempting to use these types of equipment will immediately be directed off the course.

Are animals of any kind allowed?
No, with the exception of pets such as service dogs who must accompany their owners for medical reasons.