Maryland Hike for Hope

Join us on May 1, 2022

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Event Details

Starts 05/01/2022 @ 12:00 AM
Ends 05/31/2022 @ 11:45 PM
Check-in Time N/A
Registration Cutoff 06/30/2022 @ 12:00 AM
Donation Cutoff 06/30/2022 @ 12:00 AM
Contact Kat Olbrich
Phone 202-770-8973
Email Address kolbrich@afsp.org

 

Welcome to Maryland Hike for Hope 

May 1 to 31, 2022

 

Join us for the 2nd Maryland Hike for Hope during May, Mental Health Awareness Month. Donate $25 or more to register, and participate as an individual or team. Choose any mountain/trail and climb/hike anytime between May 1st to 31st. Once registered you will receive a Maryland Hike for Hope shirt in the mail no later than April 29. When you are out and about hiking, wear your shirt and post it on social media using #HikeForHopeMD and tagging @afspmaryland.

 

BINGO CHALLENGE

Register for the 2022 Maryland Hike for Hope. Your goal is to complete (5) squares in a row (horizontal, vertical or diagonal) to get a BINGO by May 31st at 11.59 pm. Once you complete a row, email an image of your marked bingo card and a selfie in your Hike for Hope shirt to kolbrich@afsp.org to enter into a drawing. On June 1, we will randomly select 5 hikers from all Bingo cards submitted. The winners will receive a stainless steel "Mental Health Water Bottle" and HOPE hat.

First hiker who marks all 5 lines of squares (so all squares) and emails the bingo card with a Hike for Hope shirt selfie to kolbrich@afsp.org, will win an Out of the Darkness "Trekking Backpack", AFSP shoelaces, stainless steel "Mental Health Water Bottle" and HOPE hat valued at $420. Bingo card and selfie must be received by May 31st at 11.59 pm in order to win!

 

COMMUNITY SUPPORT AND SPONSORSHIPS

Starting at $250, businesses can show their support to the suicide prevention mission by contributing a tax-deductible financial gift as a sponsor. We also accept in-kind donations and goodies that we can use for challenges or raffle. The deadline to submit your company's logo us March 25, 2022. The Hike for Hope T-shirt will be mailed to everyone who registered for this event by May 31 at midnight. Download the Sponsorship Packet by clicking on the image below. For more details, please contact Area Director Kat Olbrich at kolbrich@afsp.org.

SHARE YOUR ADVENTURES AND STORIES!

What we want to see: you hiking, you wearing an AFSP shirt, you practicing self-care, you raising awareness, a picture of a loved one lost to suicide etc. Also make sure to post your hiking pictures on social media using #HikeForHopeMD and tag @afspmaryland. When uploading your image or story, it might take a few hours for the story to publish as each post will have to be approved by our team first.