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DULUTH-Domestic Abuse Intervention Programs (DAIP) possibly raised more than $10,000 during a Sunday 5k walk/run in remembrance of Kay Marie Sisto. That money, a DAIP representative said, will go to programs for women who need to get out of dangerous relationships.That information, relatives of Sisto say, is something that Kay never grasped.Less than two years ago she was shot to death by her husband who later turned the gun on himself.Her family now uses the story to try to end violence for others at risk. Footsteps through rainy paths sound more like an outpouring of support for the people closest to a murdered mother. "A lot of people knew Kay. They loved Kay,” Sisto’s sister, Kim Robison, said."It's a healing experience and I think they are out here, like I said before, because people – the story with Kay – I think it resonates with everybody,” Robison said. “Especially in this small town it just resonates with everybody. It makes me feel good that they're out here supporting our family but not only our family but other women." "When we did this event last year,” Executive Director of DAIP, Linda Riddle, said. “I really had the sense that this was a movement. That these were just ordinary people that turned out, really, in memory of Kay and because of that they all learned more about domestic violence."Although it was poor weather for the DAIP benefitting event, the 5K walkers came out with a mission: remembering Kay Marie Sisto, her abuse, and the impact of her death. "I fell to the floor. That's what I did,” Robison said, remembering when she first got the news on her sister’s death. "It takes great strength to make it through a violent relationship,” Riddle said. “It's like maneuvering every single day just to stay alive.""And we should never underestimate how lethal domestic violence can be. That's one thing that this particular walk brings up because, you know, Kay was murdered,” Riddle said.With more than 200 people attending, organizers said their goal is being met – they are guiding others to help change the country’s culture in respect to relationships. "That's the biggest thing that going to end domestic violence is changes on behalf of the people who are perpetuating it,” Riddle said.A very slow change, Robison said, worth pushing for after the death of a loved one. "Forever...forever,” Robison said. "They're stepping up,” Riddle said. “To try to take a horrific tragedy and, at a very minimum, you know, do something that Kay would be really proud of." Sisto's family encourages anyone struggling with domestic violence to contact DAIP. They are located at 202 East Superior Street. The office’s phone number is 218-722-2781.