Salt Lake City Experience
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Welcome to the Out of the Darkness Salt Lake City Experience
While, the Salt Lake City Out of the Darkness Walk is going to look different this year, our mission to Save Lives and Bring Hope to Those Affected by Suicide has not changed. We are a strong and resilient community, united in our effort to fight suicide, raise awareness, educate our communities, support those who have lost loved ones, and support those with lived experience. We use our voices and share our stories to provide hope. We invite you to join us this Fall on September 12, 2020 for an Out of the Darkness Experience. We’re working hard to plan meaningful opportunities to connect and inspire you, and we will share more details about our exciting plans in the coming weeks. We want to keep you up-to-date with the most current information so be sure to sign up and join us here!
Tune into our Facebook Page or YouTube Channel to watch it LIVE. It will be available for viewing afterwards here.
Where: Location and Time of your choice!
Contact Name: Shari Elliott
Contact Phone: 801-949-6192
Contact Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Registration is free and open to the public. Walk donations are accepted until December 31st.
WAIT … ARE WE STILL WALKING TO FIGHT SUICIDE?
If you missed the Team Captain Kickoff-you can view it here
Let's show the world that we are always #TogetherToFightSuicide.
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).
Become a Sponsor
Download the Salt Lake City Sponsorship Packet. With sponsorship opportunities starting at only $500, 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!
Click here to upload logo and sponsor agreement online.
We will be hosting a Virtual Resource Fair for our Community Partners. We invite you to upload a video about your organization and digital information for our participants. If you are interested in participating, please complete this form.
Help Spread the Word
Please help promote the event through your social media outlets! #OutoftheDarkness
Follow us on Facebook! Post to your Facebook page and add the direct link to your fundraising page. View our event page.
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 09/12/2020 and receive an official Out of the Darkness Walk T-shirt!
Activities of Hope and Healing
We have created a virtual HOPE wall where you may post message of HOPE and LOVE to inspire those who have been affected by suicide.
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. Learn more by watching our honor bead video.
We also invite you to submit a photo of your loved one or a story of hope that we will feature on our social media in the weeks leading up to our Out of the Darkness Experience.
A special thank you to our media sponsors!
The Out of the Darkness Experience is a journey of remembrance, hope, and support. It unites our communities and provides an opportunity to acknowledge the ways in which suicide and mental illness have affected our lives and the lives of those we love and care about.
If you're looking for resources, please visit www.afsp.org/resources.