Dutchess and Ulster Counties Walk

Join us on September 30, 2018


Event Details

Walk Date: 09/30/2018
Walk Location: Walkway Over the Hudson - Highland, NY
Parking: 87 Haviland Rd., Highland, NY
Check-in/Registration Time: 09/30/2018 at 9:30 am
Walk Begins: 11:30 am
Walk Ends: 1:30 pm

Due to construction on the Dutchess side, the walk will take place on the newly, renovated Highland Side.  We will start and end on the Highland Side only.  We are sorry for any inconvenience this may cause you.

For more information, please contact:
Contact Name: Diane Missasi 
Contact Phone: 914-388-3801 
Contact Email: dmissasi57@gmail.com

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 from the time check-in begins until the walk starts. Registration is free and open to the public. Walk donations are accepted until December 31st.

Meetings are Scheduled Tuesdays from 7:00 pm to 8:00 pm, Oakwood School, Oakwood's Collins Library, First Floor, Room L103, 22 Spackenkill Road, Poughkeepsie, NY 12603.  Meeting dates are:


Welcome to the Out of the Darkness Dutchess and Ulster Counties Walk

When you walk in the Out of the Darkness Walks, you join the effort with hundreds of thousands of people to raise awareness and funds that allow the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention (AFSP) to invest in new research, create educational programs, advocate for public policy, and support survivors of suicide loss.

Thanks to Walkers and Donors like you, AFSP has been able to set a goal to reduce the annual suicide rate 20% by 2025.

Click the Register Now button at the top of the page to get started right away.


Download the Ducthess and Ulster Counties Walk Flyer to send to family and friends and display in your community.  Encourage everyone you know to REGISTER, DONATE, and JOIN the movement to save lives! Please help promote the event through your social media outlets! #OutoftheDarkness

Post to your Facebook page and add the Out of the Darkness Link, or direct link to your fundraising page. 


If you are on Twitter, Tweet about the event. Don’t forget to add #20x2025 to your tweets!


Remember your LinkedIn connections!


Share your photos! 


There are many more social media outlets, please use any and all to help promote the event.  Tell your story about why you walk!



Raise $150 by 09/30/2018 and receive an official Out of the Darkness Walk T-shirt!

Remember, in addition to fundraising online, you will be able to turn in additional cash or check donations at the registration table the day of the Walk.


Thank you for your support! We look forward to seeing you at the walk!

Sponsored By

Add Space of Wappingers Falls, Inc.
Arlington Professional Firefighters Local 2393
Empire Resorts, Inc.
Medical Associates of the Hudson Valley
Mid-Hudson Valley Federal Credit Union
New York State Bridge Authority
Petro Home Services
Quaker Abstract