Contact Name: Samantha Gurth
Contact Phone: 973-902-1749
Contact Email: [email protected]
Due to COVID-19 concerns and recent updates from Duquesne University the Campus Walk has been canceled. The safety and well-being of our participants is our top priority. We know that these are uncertain times, and if you are feeling anxious please see the blog post from AFSP’s Doreen Marshall, Ph.D., on how to take care of your mental health in the face of uncertainty as well as 8 ways to manage our anxiety surrounding coronavirus
Having trouble registering? Click here to view a step-by-step guide. Refer to page 1 if you’re registering yourself, page 5 if you’re registering someone else through your own account, or page 8 if you’re signing up in person on the day of the event. Be sure to also check out some of the Frequently Asked Questions on page 10.
If you’ve already registered and would like to either create a new team or join an existing one, log into your AFSP account and click on the “change team membership” option on the right hand side of your dashboard tab (on mobile you’ll need to click “dashboard” first).
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
Raise $100 by 04/25/2020 and receive an official Out of the Darkness Campus Walk T-shirt!
If you raise $150 by March 27, 2020 (funds must be posted to your online fundraising page), your name will be featured on the back of the official 2020 GMU Campus Walk t-shirt!
Download the 2020 GMU Walk Sponsor Agreement to learn more about the various sponsorship opportunities. With sponsorship levels starting at just $150, this is a perfect way for large and small businesses to play a role in making suicide prevention a priority in our community. All sponsors will receive marketing benefits and the sooner you sponsor, the more benefits you’ll receive!
Thanks to the support of our incredible volunteers and donors, the AFSP National Capital Area Chapter (NCAC) is making a difference in our community year-round through research, education, advocacy, and community support. Check out the NCAC website and our Online Newsletter to learn about our impact and some of the exciting things we have been/are doing throughout Northern Virginia and Washington, D.C.
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.