Skechers celebrates its eighth-annual Friendship Walk, presenting $1.4 million for education.
This past Thursday, Skechers President Michael Greenberg was joined by more than 150 others including celebrities, corporate sponsors, city leaders, school officials and education foundation representatives to celebrate the company’s Friendship Walk, California’s largest charity event supporting children with special needs and education. Skechers celebrated the eighth-annual Walk with a check presentation ceremony at the Shade Hotel in Redondo Beach, presenting $914,000 to six education foundations and $434,000 to The Friendship Foundation.
To date, the Walk has united more than 54,000 participants and has raised over $7 million to support The Friendship Foundation. The Foundation also announced plans to expand its scholarship program four-fold in 2017, awarding $100,000 to high school students in need nationwide.