Join us on October 1, 2022Donate
Walk Date: 10/01/2022
Walk Location: Hagerstown City Park
Registration Opens: 9:00 am
Opening Ceremony: 10:00 am
For more information, please contact:
Contact Name: Kat Olbrich (She/Her)
Contact Phone: 202-770-8973
Contact Email: email@example.com
Dogs are not permitted in the band shell area
Update 9/30/2022 11 pm:
We will walk rain or shine. Please dress accordingly.
1.5 miles, paved
we walk as a group starting around 10.30 am (not staggered like last year)
will be available for everyone who raised $150 or more (individual fundraising, not team fundraising) - must be picked up on the day of the walk.
AFSP shirts and pooch bandanas will be available for sale at the AFSP booth
If you have symptoms of COVID-19, please stay at home.
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.
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
Become a Sponsor
Sponsoring the Hagerstown 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.
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!
Day-of Experience: Resources & Activities
Stop by the AFSP Store for merchandise, pick-up beads at the Honor Bead tent, and more!
Honor Beads will be available on-site to show your connection(s) to the cause.
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