South Bay Community Out of the Darkness Experience
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Welcome to the South Bay Community Out of the Darkness Experience
While the Out of the Darkness Walk in San Jose are 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.
The Out of the Darkness South Bay Community experience will be live streamed here - you're in the right spot!
Out of the Darkness Experience: 10/24/2020
Location: We will live stream right here on this page!
Out of the Darkness Experience Time: 10:00 AM on Saturday the 24th!
For more information, please contact:
Contact Name: James Purvis
Contact Phone: 408-206-0862
Contact Email: SouthBayWalk2020@gmail.com
Registration is free and open to the public. Out of the Darkness Experience donations are accepted until December 31st.
WAIT … Are We Still Walking to Fight Suicide?
YES! The San Jose Out of the Darkness Experience is a real walk, but on your terms: you get to choose your own course, what time you start, and who walks next to you (within social distancing guidelines)! The walking is real—it's the community that's virtual this year.
We realize that nothing can substitute the experience of coming together in person, and we will continue to seek ways in which we can do that safely. We welcome your ideas for gathering online and in-person this fall. Please contact the Committee Lead at SouthBayWalk2020@gmail.com for more information. In the meantime, we look forward to connecting in new ways, and we invite you to join us on this journey.
More great reasons to register:
- Project 2025 - a bold initiative to reduce the annual suicide rate 20% by 2025 is funded by walkers and donors like you.
- All participants can create and join teams. This is a great way to motivate family, friends, and co-workers to join you!
- Registered participants will be emailed an exclusive San Jose Out of the Darkness Experience Sign to print! Personalize it with your name and reason for walking - #WhyIWalk.
- After the e-vent - we will send all participants a certificate of achievement to print and show off to your community!
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 10/24/2020 and receive an official Out of the Darkness Walk T-shirt!
Note - we will find a safe way to distribute Out of the Darkness Experience T-shirt's to our community. Please be patient as we find the best way to do this!
BECOME A SPONSOR
If you are interested in becoming a sponsor please reach out to Andy Breunig - Area Director of the Greater Bay Area at ABreunig@afsp.org
- The Top 10 Teams with the highest fundraising total the day of event will receive a special spotlight during our event on 10/24/2020!
Thank you so much for joining us at an Out of the Darkness Experience with the Greater Bay Area. Please follow the link below to submit photos of yourself, your loved ones, or whomever you are joining us to celebrate in remembrance or of your loved ones.
VOLUNTEER WITH US
Want to help plan the San Jose Out of the Darkness Experience? Email us at SouthBayWalk2020@gmail.com to get involved!