Mogadore Walk

Join us on September 29, 2019


Event Details

Walk Date: 09/29/2019
Walk Location: Wingfoot Lake State Park/Pine Tree Shelter, 993 Goodyear Blvd - Mogadore, OH 44260
Check-in/Registration Time: 12:00 pm
Walk Begins: 1:00 pm
Walk Ends: 3:00 pm

For more information, please contact:
Contact Name: Sarah Fraley Hastings & Lisa Fraley (330-605-1938, 
Contact Phone: 330-571-3588 
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 Mogadore 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. 

**anyone 13 years of age and older should register for the walk** 

Walk Route

1.3 Mile Walk (approximately a 25 minute walk)


**Friendly dogs allowed! Must remain on a leash, and be picked up after!** 

Help Spread the Word!

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

  Follow Us! Post to your Facebook page and add the direct link to your fundraising page. 

  Follow Us! If you are on Twitter, Tweet about the event. Don’t forget to add #outofthedarkness to your tweets!

  Remember your LinkedIn connections!
 Share and tag your photos with #outofthedarkness! Spread the word and ask for support by sharing the videos and social shares in walker central (must be logged in)


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 09/29/2019 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. 

Activities of Hope and Healing

Make sure to take part in our activities of hope and healing!

Sand Station to contribute to our Sand Jar (sand colors will correspond with honor beads)

Planting Station: Plant a seed or plant a written message (on seed paper) in honor of the loss of a loved one, if you struggle personally, or in support a friend and/or family member. *All supplies will be provided*

Pinwheel & Streamer Station: Make and decorate a pinwheel and/or streamer! *All supplies will be provided*

Memory Boards will displayed within the Pine Tree Shelter during our event: If you have a photo and/or name of a loved one that you have lost to suicide that you like included on these boards, please contact Walk Coordinators/Chairs (Lisa Fraley or Sarah Fraley Hastings)

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 Community 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. 

Thank you for your support! We look forward to seeing you at the walk!

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