SAN DIEGO — Anti-Defamation League San Diego held their second annual Walk Against Hate on Sunday morning at Liberty Station. The yearly event aims to bring the local community together to promote diversity and “highlight the values of respect and inclusion.” It also raises money for ADL’s anti-bias and anti-bullying programs across San Diego. The top-earning fundraising team for this year’s walk was named for Lori Kaye who was killed last month in the deadly Chabad of Poway synagogue shooting.
Team #LiveLikeLori had earned nearly $5,000 as of Sunday afternoon making it the top ranked team for this year’s Walk Against Hate. The walk had raised a total of just over $111,000 of their $125,000 goal as of Sunday.
A message on the #LiveLikeLori fundraising page read in part:
“Our dear friend Lori Gilbert Kaye was murdered on April 27, 2019 because she was a Jew. She celebrated life every day. On May 19th we walk to Celebrate Lori and her legacy of goodness, light and love.”
The 5K walk concluded with a “Diversity Expo” where local organizations showcased their work supporting diversity in San Diego.
Donations are still being accepted to benefit ADL San Diego’s anti-bias and anti-bullying programs for students, teachers, administrators and parents in San Diego city and county schools. Click here to donate.