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HeartStrides’ 2nd Annual *flameless* Candlelight Walk in the Woods
October 16 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm PDT$12 – $25
HeartStrides’ 2nd Annual *flameless* Candlelight Walk in the Woods fundraiser will take place on Saturday October 16th from 5-8pm at Healing Hearts Ranch in Olympia, WA. Proceeds benefit HeartStrides Therapeutic Horsemanship’s programs for at-risk youth and veterans!
This family-friendly magical event consists of a walk through the wooded trails lit by hundreds of battery-operated tealights, live performance by Raeann Phillips (raeannephillips.org), silent auction preview (virtual auction to take place online), photo opportunities with our ponies, outdoor games, hot cocoa/hot cider and cookie bar, and more!
Tickets: $25/person, children under 12 free. Tickets are available now through Eventbrite. Please note: This is a non-refundable event that will take place rain or shine! We are following COVID-19 safety standards: we will be in open air space, hand-washing station and hand sanitizer will be available, we ask everyone to adhere to social distancing guidelines and to please wear a mask.
Every level of giving helps us provide peer-support and intensives for at-risk youth and veterans throughout Thurston, Mason, Lewis, Pierce, King, and Kitsap counties. At HeartStrides we have a vision that all people who are struggling with the effects of trauma,addiction, and / or mental health challenges will be provided the opportunity to work with horses through a transformative and therapeutic experience.
Kristy Dees, Founding Director