Walk Date: 10/06/2018
Walk Location: Bobby Ferguson Park, Lakeside Pavilion (North side) - Texarkana, AR
Check-in/Registration Time: 10/06/2018 at 8:00 am
Walk Begins: 9:00 am
Walk Ends: 12:00 pm
For more information, please contact:
Contact Name: Betty Jackson & Melissa Mims (870-648-9136, firstname.lastname@example.org)
Contact Phone: 903-691-7024
Contact Email: email@example.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.
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.
|Registration:||8:00 am - 9:00 am|
|Opening Ceremony:||9:05 am|
|Walk Begins:||9:20 am|
|Closing Ceremony:||10:30 am|
The walk will start at the new pavilion and go clockwise around the east pond 4 times.
Download the Southwest Out of the Darkness Community Walk SPONSORSHIP PACKET. With sponsorship opportunities starting at only $250, this is a perfect opportunity for large and small businesses to play a role in making suicide prevention a priority in the community. All sponsors will receive marketing and publicity benefits!
Download the Southwest Out of the Darkness Community 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
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 10/06/2018 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.
Friendly, leashed dogs are welcome at the event. AND - with a $10 donation, you can pick up an AFSP Pooch bandana at the Paws for Prevention Tent.
Make sure to arrive early to allow time to explore the resources area.
Information tables hosted by local businesses and non-profit organizations will open at 8:00am. This will be an opportunity to gather literature, hear about upcoming events, and connect with others who are dedicated to raising awareness of mental illness and suicide, strengthening prevention efforts, and providing support to those impacted by suicide loss. If your team, organization, or business would like to set up a table, please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org for info.
Make sure you stop by the AFSP store before the walk. Take a walk through the team boths (if you would like to have a booth, contact us). Make sure you register when you arrive.
ACTIVITIES OF HOPE AND HEALING