About Walk The Wall
ICC was founded in 1993 by David Gotts after he saw first-hand the suffering of Chinese children with disabilities, who had been abandoned and left without hope in desperate conditions. In the beginning, ICC sent Short-Term Teams to China to provide care in government welfare centres. Later, we established permanent locations which provide full-time family-style care for children in Changsha and Hengyang in Hunan Province.
Today, ICC has offices in Australia, Canada, China, Hong Kong, the Netherlands, the United Kingdom and the United States of America. If you want to know more about ICC, please visit our website.
Join the Global Movement to Give Life and End Abandonment
Walk the Wall is a global movement that brings people together each year to raise money for the most vulnerable children in China. Funds from the Walk provide care and services to children with disabilities who have experienced abandonment, and families who are struggling to raise children with disabilities.
Since 2007, supporters around the world have walked thousands of kilometres, figuratively covering the Great Wall of China’s 21,196 km many times over. When you ask family and friends to donate or walk with you, each dollar you raise will help children and young adults in China overcome the many challenges they face.
Is it okay to walk during Covid-19?
The short answer is, ‘Yes’! This year’s walk is probably the most important walk we have ever done. Without you (signing up, getting sponsors and helping us raise vital funds) the children and families we serve won’t be able to go the distance. But with your help and the work of ICC, they can not only go the distance, they can also break through the prejudice, stigma, poverty and exclusion to build better lives and a better China.
You get to choose where you walk, with whom, and how far. By taking note of government guidelines in your area, you can enjoy a fun day with family and friends.