Maumelle High School Campus Walk

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Event Details

Walk Date: 03/09/2019
Walk Location: Maumelle High School Stadium - Maumelle, AR
Check-in/Registration Time:  9:00 am
Opening Ceremony: 10:00 am
Walk Begins: 10:15 am
Closing Ceremony: 11:15 am
Walk Ends: 12:00 pm

For more information, please contact:
Contact Name: Leah Evans 
Contact Phone: 501-940-8350 
Contact Email: leahdevans2@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. Walk donations are accepted until June 30th.

Welcome to the Out of the Darkness

Maumelle High School Campus Walk  

03/09/2019

EASY FUNDRAISING IDEAS

Restaurants are your fundraising friends! Partner with local restaurants like Chipotle, Blaze Pizza, or Panera Bread to fundraise for your team. They usually will donate a portion of the day’s proceeds towards the cause.

Host a dinner and charge a set amount per plate for your friends and family to donate towards your team goal.

Create donation jars to place in secure locations, like a reception desk or check-out counter at a restaurant, that you can come back and collect. 

WALK ROUTE

Meet at 100 Victory Ln, Maumelle, AR 72113 in the parking lot near the stadium (at the back of the high school.)

HELP SPREAD THE WORD!

Encourage everyone you know to REGISTER, DONATE, and JOIN the movement to save lives!

Please help promote the event through your social media outlets! Use #OutoftheDarkness


Post to your Facebook page with your fundraising page link and add the Maumelle High School Out of the Darkness Walk link.  Click here to like our event page.  Click here to let everyone on Facebook know you are participating or interested in the event!
 
But stay away from the Facebook donate button! Those donations will not go to you!

 

T-SHIRT

Raise $100 by 03/09/2019 and receive an official Out of the Darkness Campus 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. 

PAWS FOR PREVENTION

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. 

RESOURCE FAIR

Make sure to arrive early to allow time to explore the resources area.

Information tables will open at 9:15 am.  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. 

BECOME A SPONSOR

Download the Maumelle Out of the Darkness 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! 

 

ACTIVITIES OF HOPE AND HEALING

    

Honor Beads

Losing someone to suicide or struggling with a mental illness can feel like no one understands what you are going through. Unlike other illnesses, it is difficult to look at someone and know their connection.

There is an honor bead for everyone, whether you have lost a loved one, struggle personally, support a friend and/or family member, or all of the above.

The Out of the Darkness Campus Walk is a journey of remembrance, hope, support, and a walk that unites a campus and community – a time to acknowledge the ways in which suicide and mental illness have affected our lives and our loved ones. 


Online registration closes at noon 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. Walk donations are accepted until June 30th.

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 AFSP to invest in new research, create educational programs, advocate for public policy, and support survivors of suicide loss.

As the leader in the fight against suicide, and thanks to walkers like you from cities across the country, 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.

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