Aberdeen South Dakota Walk
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Walk Date: 09/17/2022
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9AM - Registration: Please join us right at 9AM if you are not yet registered! All registered walkers will be given their walk bag, beads, and t-shirt (if fundraising goal met). Raffle tickets will be available for purchase for $5/ticket, 5 for $20, or 12 for $50.
Once you've registered or checked in, spend time visiting mental health professionals’ booths, participate in a live art event, and enjoy activities including face painting, ribbon dancing, music, and photo stations.
10:15AM - Walk Begins: The 2.8 mile walk starts and ends at Odde Ice Center directly after the Opening Ceremony. Golf cart transportation will be available at 15th Avenue and Main Street for walkers more comfortable with half the distance. A water station will be at the same location, hosted by Presentation College.
Post Walk: Enjoy fellowship with a free, light lunch provided by Kessler's and learn if you're a raffle prize winner!
Welcome to the Out of the Darkness
Aberdeen South Dakota 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.
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 Aberdeen South Dakota 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