*Online registration closes at noon (local time) the Friday before the walk. However, anyone who would like to participate can register in person at the walk during the check-in times listed above. Walk donations are accepted until December 31st.
The Out of the Darkness Community Walks are the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention's (AFSP) signature fundraising campaign, bringing together family, friends, colleagues, and supporters at 3-5 mile walks in hundreds of communities across the country.
When you walk in the Out of the Darkness Community Walks, you join the effort with thousands of people to raise funds and awareness for AFSP's vision to create a world without suicide.
Click the Register Now! button at the top of the page to get started right away.
Registration/Sign in opens: 10:30am
Opening Ceremony: 11:40am
Walk Begins: 12:00pm
Walk Ends: 2:00pm
Please email a photo of the loved one you are walking in honor of (whether it is yourself, a friend, relative, etc.) to be included in our Memorial Garden at the walk. Be sure to include their name and your team name, and send it to firstname.lastname@example.org.
All teams raising $1,000 by August 30th will get their Team Name printed on our 2014 Brooklyn Out of the Darkness Community Walk T-Shirts
(Remember walkers must raise $150 to get a T-Shirt)
Have Your Own Team Sign Displayed at the Walk.
To be eligible for a Team Sign you must meet these levels by September 22nd.
|Raise $5,000 get a PLATINUM TEAM SIGN|
|Raise $3,500 get a GOLD TEAM SIGN|
|Raise $2,000 get a SILVER TEAM SIGN|
|Raise $1,000 get a BRONZE TEAM SIGN|
The signs are yours to walk with and take home.
Any participant who raises $1,000 or more will get their name on a special Stage banner. Your fundraising total of $1,000 or more must be posted by September 22nd.
Individuals walking in honor of a loved one, who raise $1,000+ by September 22nd will be eligible to have the name of the person they are walking for on their own walk sign.
Your fundraising total of $1,000 or more must be posted by September 22nd.
Download and share our 2014 Walk Flyer: