San Luis Obispo Walk

Join us on October 13, 2018


Event Details

Walk Date: 10/13/2018
Walk Location: Mission Plaza - San Luis Obispo, CA
Check-in/Registration Time: 8:45 am
Walk Begins: 10:00 am
Walk Ends: 12:00 pm

For more information, please contact:
Contact Name: Christine Claxton 
Contact Phone: 805-602-0493 
Contact Email:

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 San Luis Obispo Walk



Registration and Resources Table Begins: 8:45 am
Opening Ceremony: 10:00 am
Walk Begins: 10:15 am
Closing Ceremony: 11:15 am


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.


Please click here for a map.


Download the San Luis Obispo Out Of The Darkness 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! 


- Walks teams that raise $2000 or more online by September 12th will have their TEAM NAME added to the 2018 SLO Walk t-shirt!

- The team that fundraises the most online by October 12th (the Friday before the event) at noon will carry the AFSP banner and lead the route!


Download the San Luis Obispo Walk Flyer (in English or Spanish) 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 10/13/2018 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

Badwolf Brewing Co.
California Men's Colony Employee Benefit Fund
Rec Solar Commercial Corporation
Sierra Mental Wellness Group
SLO Lakeside Lodge
Smith Electric Service-Santa Maria
The Ardantz Family
Valpak of Central Coast of CA