Rockland County Walk

Join us on September 22, 2018

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Event Details

Walk Date: 09/22/2018
Walk Location: Rockland Lake State Park - The Pavillion - Congers, NY
Check-in/Registration Time: 10:00 am
Opening Remarks: 11:00 am
Walk Ends: 12:30 pm

For more information, please contact:
Contact Name: Holly McMahon 
Contact Phone: 845-570-1560 

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.

Welcome to the Out of the Darkness Rockland County 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.


10:00 am - 11:00 am: Check-in

During Check-in time, There will be complimentary breakfast, AFSP merchandise for sale, a Community Art Project and a Survivor’s Tent w/honor beads, the HV/WC LifeKeeper Memory Quilts & AFSP resources.  You can get your picture taken by the event Photographer and DJ Ashby will be playing music.

11:00 am: Opening Remarks 

The Bead Ceremony

Top Team Starts the walk

3 mile walk around the lake

Thank you for your support!


Location: Starbucks, 215 Rt 59, Suffern, NY 10901

September 6th (7:00 PM)


Download the Rockland County 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 09/22/2018 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

PFC Joseph P. Dwyer Peer Support Program
Paint Yourself Happy
Rockland Bakery, INC.
Yaboo Fence Co., Inc.