Established in 1987, the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention (AFSP) is a voluntary health organization that gives those affected by suicide a nationwide community empowered by research, education and advocacy to take action against this leading cause of death.
AFSP is dedicated to saving lives and bringing hope to those affected by suicide. AFSP creates a culture that’s smart about mental health by engaging in the following core strategies:
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.
Walk Date: 10/20/2019
Walk Location: Oakwood High School Stadium - Dayton, OH
Check-in/Registration Time: 1:00 pm
Walk Begins: 1:45 pm
Walk Ends: 4:00 pm
For more information, please contact:
Contact Name: Andrew Mitakides & Carol Griesdorn
Contact Phone: 937-356-9221 & 937-416-2011
Contact Email: firstname.lastname@example.org & CGriesie1@aol.com
**Friendly dogs allowed! Must remain on a leash, and be picked up after!**
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.