Syracuse/Liverpool Walk

Join us on October 7, 2023


Welcome to the Out of the Darkness

Syracuse/Liverpool Walk  


Event Details

Date: 10/07/2023

Location: Long Branch Park, Syracuse/Liverpool, NY

Check-in Time: 9:00 am

Walk Start Time: 11:00 am

*Event takes place rain or shine so please come prepared for the weather*

The walk route is a total of 4 miles with options to turn around at several points. It is up to you to decide how far you wish to walk. The route is wheelchair and stroller accessible. Please scroll down under FAQs for the event map.

Contact Information

Walk Chair: Stacy Green (She/Her), 315-569-2185,

Please be sure to check out the "Day of Event: Resources & Activities" section for important updates!

$1 from every Prevention Potion will be donated to the Out of the Darkness Walk!
Stop in and show your support for a good cause or register for the walk and see us there on 10/7!

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

Register to Walk With Us!

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 watch 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. Contact or click here to become a sponsor today!

Fundraise to Help #StopSuicide

$150+ - Raise $150 by 10/07/2023 and receive 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 on your social accounts and share why you walk with your community!

Team Corner

Become a Team Captain

Team Central


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.

Can my team bring a pop-up tent? Absolutely! We encourage it! Volunteers will be onsite to show you where you can set up.


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!  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.

Are dogs allowed? Yes! Friendly, leashed dogs are welcome at the walk.


Event Map (click here for larger image)

For additional questions, please email


Day-of Experience: Resources & Activities

On-Site Activities
  • Come Get Stranded permanent jewelry will be onsite with a portion of sales being donated to the event. 
  • AFSP Merchandise
  • Raffles valued at $100 or more each
  • Grub-on-the-Run Food Truck
  • NorthStar Nutrition will be onsite with goodies
  • Many Onondaga community resource partners will be at the event so be sure to visit with them

Honor Beads

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

Hope & Healing

Teams (or individuals not on a team) who raise $500 or more by 9/15/23 will be sent a link to have a custom In Memory/In Honor sign made to display on the walk route, yours to keep after the event.


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, dial 988 or text TALK to 741-741