Bristol Virginia Walk

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Event Details

Walk Date: 11/05/2022
Walk Location: Cumberland Square Park
Walk Start Time: 2:00 pm

For more information, please contact:
Contact Name: Kathe Goller (She/Her), Virginia Executive Director
Contact Phone: 540-447-0113 
Contact Email: kgoller@afsp.org

Contact Name:  Emily Bacalis, Special Events Manager
Contact Phone:  202-839-2174
Contact Email:  ebacalis@afsp.org

Welcome to the Out of the Darkness

Bristol Virginia Walk  

11/05/2022

 

Thank you to all of our walkers, supporters, community partners, and volunteers for a successful 2022 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 www.afsp.org/get-help and www.afsp.org/resources.

 

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 our Next Event

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

Send an email to ebacalis@afsp.org to sign-up today! Thank you!

 

Thank You, Sponsors!

Sponsoring the Bristol Virginia Walk shows your community and employees that your business cares about mental health and preventing suicide.  Sponsorship information will be available soon for our 2023 event.

 
Fundraise to Help #StopSuicide

$150+ - Congratulations to those who raised $150 by 11/5/2022 and received the official Out of the Darkness Walk t-shirt!   Donations can be made to a team as a whole,  but the T-shirt and other incentives are based only on INDIVIDUAL fundraising.  

Promote the Walk in Your Community! 

Follow us on social! @OOTDWalks 

Post your event photos on your social accounts and share why you walked with your community!

 
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 *

If you registered before 11/5, it's not too late to 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) 

FAQs

Can I still accept donations?  Yes, walk donations are accepted until December 31st.  If you registered on or before 11/5/22, your fundraising page will remain active until 12/31/22.

 

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.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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