MetroWest Walk

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2024 MetroWest Walk to Prevent Suicide


Event Information

We walk rain or shine!

Date: Sunday, September 22
On-Site Registration Starts: 9:00 am
Program Starts: 10:00 am
Location: Natick Commons, Natick, MA
Contact: Evelyn Gonzalez
Contact Phone: 617-285-9413
Contact Email: evelyng.afsp@gmail.com

Register today! Click the button above to get started.


Make an Impact

Fundraise

Register! There is no fee or fundraising minimum. Share your fundraising page link on social media, via text, or by email.

PARTICIPANT HUB

Become a Team Captain

Captains are essential! Form a team and raise $2,500 by 9/6 to earn a personalized team banner!

BECOME A CAPTAIN

Walk Alumni

Thank you for joining us again this year! When registering, please click the blue link under "Been Here Before?" (The fields below that are for creating new accounts.)

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Promote the Walk

Follow @AFSPMA on Facebook and Instagram.

Download our event flyer and share with your family and friends!

Sponsorship Opportunities

Sponsoring the MetroWest Walk shows your community and employees that you care about mental health. Click here to download a sponsor form.

Volunteer

Event Committee and Day-of Walk volunteers help to make the MetroWest Walk a success.

Details coming soon!

Facebook

Creating a Facebook Fundraiser through your AFSP DonorDrive account is easy! Click here for instructions. 

Do not create a fundraiser through Facebook directly. Sharing a Facebook Fundraiser on Instagram will not connect with your fundraising page.

T-Shirts

Individually raise $150+ by 09/22/2024 for an Out of the Darkness Walk t-shirt at the event.

Tutorials

REGISTRATION GUIDE

VISIT TEAM CENTRAL

JOINING/CREATING TEAMS


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FAQs

Is there a registration fee?

There is no registration fee or fundraising minimum to participate.

We strongly encourage each participant to set a $150 fundraising goal to help support AFSP's work to stop suicide and receive the official walk t-shirt!

 

If I raise enough money, will my whole team get a shirt?

The event shirts are only given to individuals who raise $150 by 09/22/2024.

If your whole team wants a shirt, each member must raise $150

 

How do I make an offline donation?

To send a donation by check, please complete the Offline Donation Form and send it with your check to the address provided.

OFFLINE DONATION FORM

 

Are dogs allowed?

Yes! Friendly, leashed dogs are welcome at the walk.

 

How do I change my team status?

If you're already registered and looking to create a new team or join an existing one, simply log into your account and click "change team membership".

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Can I register at the Walk? 

You can register or donate in-person at the walk by scanning a QR code. Donations are accepted until December 31st.

 

 

 

Where can I find information on parking, the route, and the venue?

That information is posted closer to event day. For additional questions, please email evelyng.afsp@gmail.com.


Walk Day Activities

On-Site

Stop by the AFSP booth for swag, snap a pic at the photo booth, create a #WhyIWalk sticker, and visit all of our community resources tables. 

 
Honor Beads

Complimentary Honor Beads will be available on-site to show your connection(s) to the cause. 

MORE ABOUT HONOR BEADS

 
Get Connected

After you register for this year's Walk, we invite you to join the Massachusetts Out of the Darkness Facebook Group. The group will allow you to share your story, meet participants from across the state, and get to know others before the day of the walk. We look forward to connecting with you!

 


Thank you to our event partners for making the Walk possible!


If you or someone you know is in a crisis, call or text 988 to reach the 988 Lifeline.