Walk Date: 09/21/2019
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THANK YOU FOR THE TREMENDOUS SUPPORT OF THE 2019 CHICAGOLAND WALK! PHOTOS COMING SOON!
WALK DETAILS BELOW!
For more details about the walk, click here. This document will continue to be updated in the coming weeks and months.
If you need help logging into your page or setting up your personal fundraising page, click here for a step-by-step guide.
If you would like to send a donation by check, please complete this form and send it with your check to the address provided on the form.
Have your business sponsor the Chicagoland Walk to show your community and employees that you're committed to their well-being both physically and mentally. Click the image below to learn more or email [email protected] for additional information.
You can help promote the walk in your community!
Order free resources and promotional materials to help promote the walk and jumpstart your fundraising!
Share on Social Media
Share your story, post photos, invite others to join you for the walk or donate to your fundraising efforts. Social media is a powerful tool!
Please be sure to use the following: @AFSPIL @AFSPChicago #ootdccw
$150+ - Walk t-shirt. Raise $150 by September 21 and receive the official Out of the Darkness Walk t-shirt!
$500-$999 - Red Ribbon Walker. Receive a red ribbon and complimentary gift bag
$1,000+ - Blue Ribbon Walker. Receive a blue ribbon and complimentary gift bag
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.
*Offline donation form coming soon!
Check out this year's raffle items here! You can purchase tickets at the walk with cash, card or check.
If you are interested in donating a raffle item for the 2020 walk, please email Erika at [email protected].
Education Outreach Community Tent
Make sure to arrive early to allow time to visit the Education Outreach Community Tent.
This is a great opportunity to gather resources, hear about upcoming events and learn how to get involved with the Illinois Chapter.
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. This event is a journey of remembrance and a walk that unites a community – a time to acknowledge the ways in which suicide and mental illness have affected our lives and our loved ones.
We all wear honor beads - each color shows our personal connection to the cause, and helps us identify others who understand our experience.
Why I Walk Wall and Memorial Wall