Grab your sneaks: we’re gearing up to support a walk for a cause

· 1 MIN READ · CANDICE BRISTOW · OCT 19, 2022 · TAGS: Company news

At Expel, we love October. Coffee flavors are better. We get to celebrate Cybersecurity Awareness Month. Halloween! And it’s time for the annual Skechers Pier to Pier Friendship Walk.

This event brings thousands together in California for a walk from Manhattan Beach Pier to Hermosa Beach Pier, and back, culminating in a day of celebrations. Co-produced by the Skechers Foundation and the Friendship Foundation, the walk raises money in support of children with disabilities and their families, and also to support public education and a national college scholarship program—funding one-on-one peer mentoring and social recreational activities, including summer camps, sporting events, cooking classes, music lessons, and more.

Expel is a proud “digital swag” sponsor of this year’s walk. We’re always thrilled to see our customers involved in initiatives that reflect our own values, and we’re so excited by the chance to support Skechers in this cause.

The idea that we’re “better when different” is a core value at Expel. Since the beginning, we’ve worked hard to build an inclusive and welcoming place where people can do great work and where every person feels they can show up authentically. Our goal is to create a space for people to do what they love while strengthening our company regardless of race, gender, age, disability status, or any aspect of their identity or role. We’re a stronger organization when we recognize, celebrate, and learn from those whose backgrounds and perspectives are different from our own.

We believe that actively nurturing a culture of equity, inclusivity, and belonging is essential for our success, and we support those working with a broader spectrum of diversity, including these efforts by Skechers and the Friendship Foundation.

On October 30, our own Jenn Karlsson (hey, Jenn ) will be at the Manhattan Beach Pier to join in on the fun. Follow along on social media (@expel_io, @skechersp2pwalk, and @thefriendshipfoundation) for pics from the day and to learn more about how you can participate in this life-changing initiative.