Once a year, Mike Zill slips on a pair of high heels and goes for a walk, and it’s not because he is a cross-dresser.
On Oct. 13, the Santaluz resident participated for a fifth consecutive year in “Walk a Mile in Her Shoes,” a fundraiser benefiting Becky’s House.
Becky’s House is the overarching name for several domestic violence programs operated in this region by its chapter of the YWCA.
The October event features several hundred men and women, many of whom wear heels, competing as teams or individuals to generate money for Becky’s House programs. They do that by getting donors to sponsor them in the mile-long walk in downtown San Diego.
“It’s a huge event and...