Syracuse/Liverpool Walk

Join us on October 8, 2022


Event Details

Walk Date: 10/08/2022
Walk Location: Long Branch Park
Walk Start Time: 10:30 am

For more information, please contact:
Contact Name: Stacy Green 
Contact Phone: 315-569-2185 
Contact Email:

Event schedule and activities: Participants are invited to arrive at Long Branch Park (parking lot off Long Branch Rd) starting at 9:30 am. Starbucks and North Star Nutrition will be onsite with free coffee and samples, as well as Grub on the Run with food for purchase. Stop by and visit our many community partners (Glen Shelter), pick up your Honor Beads, purchase raffle tickets (Knoll Shelter), or peruse the AFSP merchandise tent. Click here for a map of the walk route (stroller and wheelchair accessible). 

*This event will have an ASL Interpreter available. Please email for more information.

Welcome to the Out of the Darkness

Syracuse/Liverpool Walk  


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 and


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?"

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.

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

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

Send an email to to sign-up today! Thank you!


Become a Sponsor

Sponsoring the Syracuse/Liverpool 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.

Download a Sponsor Agreement or use this link to fill everything out online!


Fundraise to Help #StopSuicide

$150+ - Raise $150 by 10/08/2022 and receive the official Out of the Darkness Walk t-shirt! Top 10 teams as of 9/9/22 will be on this year's shirt.  Donations can be made to a team as a whole,  but the T-shirt and other incentives are based only on INDIVIDUAL fundraising.  

In Memory/In Honor of Signs

Teams (or individuals not on a team) who raise $500 or more by 9/23 will have the opportunity to submit information for a yard sign that will be displayed at the event, yours to keep after. An email will be sent to all who qualify with instructions.


Team Corner

Become a Team Captain

Team Central


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) 


Is there a registration fee?
No, there is no registration fee to participate.


If I raise enough money, will my whole team get a shirt?
No. The event shirts are only given to individuals who raise $150. 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 this form and send it with your check to the address provided.


Is there a fundraising minimum?
No, but 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!


Can I register at the Walk? Yes!  We strongly encourage pre-registering but you can register in-person at the Walk from the time check-in begins until the walk starts. Walk donations are accepted until December 31st.

Can I bring my dog? Yes!  Friendly, leashed dogs are welcome at the Walk.


Parking, route and event map are posted at the top of the page.

For additional questions, please email


Day-of Experience: Resources & Activities

On-Site Activities

Stop by the AFSP Store for merchandise, pick-up beads at the Honor Bead tent, visit our community partner tables, and more!

Honor Beads

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

Hope & Healing

Share messages of hope and remembrance.


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