Orange County NY Walk
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Welcome to the Out of the Darkness
Orange County NY Walk
Location: Woodbury Community Center "At the Rez", Highland Mills, NY
Check-in Time: 9:00 am
Walk Start Time: 10:00 am
Walk Chair: Maria Idoni (She/Her), 914-610-9156, email@example.com
*** We Walk Rain or Shine***
We have the Pavilion to keep us dry for check-in and the opening ceremony! Please check the weather on Sunday morning and wear appropriate clothing. Make sure you bring an umbrella. We will walk in the rain!
Opening Ceremony: 10:00 am
Dove Release/Walk Starts: 10:20 am
Parking: There is plenty of free parking on site.
Honor Beads: Honor Beads will be available to show your connection(s) to the cause.
Merchandise: AFSP merchandise will be available for purchase.
Bathrooms: The restrooms will be open
Loss and Healing: We will have a Loss & Healing Table
Water & Snacks: We will have complimentary bottled water, fruit and pre-packaged snacks.
Activity: We will have #RocktheWalk
Pets - Well behaved Leashed Dogs are allowed on the trail but NOT allowed on the beach or under the pavilion. Please clean up after them too!
Children of all ages are welcome.
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 have any questions on walk day, please reach out to (add walk chair name and cell for each walk) for guidance and updates.
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.
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Ways You Can Help
Volunteer at the Event
Become a Sponsor
Sponsoring the Orange County NY Walk shows your community and employees that your business cares about mental health and preventing suicide. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org to become a sponsor today!
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, visit the photo booth, 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, dial 988 or text TALK to 741-741