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Walk Date: 10/01/2022
Walk Location: California State Capitol at the West Steps (off 10th Street between L and N Streets in Downtown Sacramento)
Registration* & Resource Fair: 9:00 a.m.
Event Ceremony & Walk**:
Only need to come to Registration to donate cash/checks, pick up your AFSP t-shirt ($150+ donated/raised), or register day-of.
**Our Walk route is approximately two miles. The Walk follows our event program and should begin by 10:30 a.m.
For more information, please contact:
Contact Name: Erica N. Brown (She/Her)
Contact Phone: 916-534-9872
Contact Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
As we approach Walk Day, we appreciate your patience in our team responding to every phone call and email that we can.
Welcome to the Out of the Darkness
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.
Everyone Should Register!
Returning participant? Thank you for being a Walk Alumni! When you click the register button be sure to click the blue Login link under "Been Here Before?" *NEW* Then stop by our Registration & Event Information area day-of to pick up a special Walk Alumni gift; while supplies last.
Having trouble registering? Click here to view a step-by-step guide. See FAQs below if you have any questions.
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.
Please be sure all your family members, friends and colleagues have registered to help us prepare for a successful event!
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 at the Event
Become a Sponsor
Sponsoring the Sacramento 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. Check out this year's Sacramento Walk sponsorship packet.
Shout out to all of our sponsors this year! Check them all out at the bottom of our Walk website. We so appreciate their support of suicide prevention and mental health in the Sacramento region!
Fundraise to Help #StopSuicide
Promote the Walk in Your Community!
Follow us on social! @OOTDWalks
Post on your social accounts and share why you walk with your community!
Share our Sacramento Walk full page flyer!
*NEW* The top fundraising team will have a chance to hold our AFSP Walk Banner and lead the Walk with our Route Volunteers!
Day-of Experience: Resources & Activities *UPDATED 9/22*
Check out our 15+ Resource Partners who are focused on suicide prevention and mental health, including our AFSP Greater Sacramento Chapter!
Bring a homemade poster or create a poster while on-site for the Walk! Poster boards and pens will be provided.
Coloring pages available.
Fundraise today to particpate in our raffle! Raise $1 for 1 ticket, $100 for each additional ticket (Ex. $500 = 6 tickets). We will be informing winners via text during the Walk.
Honor Beads will be available on-site to show your connection(s) to the cause. You will also need your Honor Beads for our Event Ceremony at 10 a.m.
Everyone is welcomed and encouraged to take which Honor Beads they are connected to. Learn more about each of the 10 Honor Bead colors here.
Hope & Healing
Register by clicking the button at the top of the page!
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 call 1-800-273-8255 or text TALK to 741-741