Long Island Walk

Join us on October 23, 2022


Event Details

Walk Date: 10/23/2022
Walk Location: Jones Beach
Walk Start Time: 10:00 am

For more information, please contact:
Contact Name: Ann Morrison, Phil Bianco 
Contact Phone: 516-869-4215 
Contact Email: LongIslandNY@afsp.org

Thank You Long Island!  You showed up, and you showed up big!  We are so grateful for your support and hope that you found connection, support and felt the power of community. 

We are not done, you have until December 31st to continue to receive donations.  Remember to share your pictures, share your experience, and don't be afraid to ask for support even though the Walk Day is done. 

Congratulations to our $10K+ teams!  The teams will be listed as supporting sponsors of the Long Island International Survivor of Suicide Loss Day (ISOSLD) on November 19th.  To register for the ISOSLD click here.

Team Brittany Marie $45,871

 Team Shane $30,207

H2M architects + engineers $ 18,460

Team JMAC $ 18,460

Ava Kristina $ 11,485

Team Darby for Hope $ 11,050

Team Michael Clarke $10,570


Welcome to the Out of the Darkness

Long Island Walk  

Jones Beach Field #5


The Out of the Darkness Community Walk 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 health conditions have affected our lives and the lives of those we love and care about.

If you're looking for support and/or resources, please visit www.afsp.org/get-help and www.afsp.org/resources.

If you’ve already registered and would like to either create a new team or join an existing one, log into your 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). View this video tutorial for more help.

There's now an app to make it even easier to raise funds and receive updates!

Click below to get started!


And don't forget about all the ways you can FUNdraise!

Ways You Can Help

Volunteer for future events

Event Committee and Day-of Walk volunteers are always needed and we cannot be successful without them! 

Fill out a volunteer application Here.

Become a Sponsor

Sponsoring the Long Island Walk shows your community and employees that your business cares about mental health and preventing suicide.

 Become a partner to help stop this leading cause of death.  You can sponsor at any level from having a sign at an event, to year round engagement.  Email amorrison@afsp.org for a full description of opportunities available! 

Promote the Walk in Your Community! 

Post on your social accounts and share why you walked with your community! Don't be afraid to ask for support event though the walk is over, remind people that you have until the end of the year to reach your goal.


Be sure to follow all of the steps after registering to get that fundraising going! *Update your page and pic * Make a self-donation* Utilize Participant Hub *

Create a FB Fundraiser through your account or it will not connect to your page! This is super easy in the app btw (wink wink) 




Thank you participants, volunteers, donors, and sponsors for your support! Together, we can save lives and bring hope.

If you or someone you know is in a crisis, please dial 988  or text TALK to 741-741