Seattle Walk

Join us on October 22, 2023


Welcome to the Out of the Darkness

Seattle Walk  


Event Details

Date: 10/22/2023

Location: Fisher Pavilion, Seattle, WA

Check-in Time: 11:00 am

Walk Start Time: 12:00 pm

Contact Information

Walk Chair: Johnna Long (She/Her/Hers), 206-450-8437,

Walk Co-Chair: Rachel Halbmaier (She/Her/Hers),

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


2023 Seattle Walk Sponsorship Opportunities 

You can be an everyday hero in the fight against suicide.

Partner with us as an event sponsor for the Seattle Out of the Darkness Walk taking place on Sunday, October 22, 2023. Our mission to Save Lives and Bring Hope to Those Affected by Suicide would not be possible without the community engagement. Today, support for mental health is needed more than ever and we are asking you to join us in the movement to prevent suicide. With your help, the Washington Chapter will be able to maximize our mission impact by reaching and serving more people through our lifesaving programs and resources.

All Signed Sponsorship Agreements & Logos Due

Friday, September 15th

Download the 2023 Seattle Walk sponsorship packet here.


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!



Seattle Walk FAQs

1. What is the distance for the 2023 Walk? About 1 mile. There is no minimum or maximum you have to walk. It is a fairly flat path through Fisher Pavilion.

2. When, where, and what time is the event? 

  • Sunday 10/22/23

  • At Fisher Pavilion 

  • 11:00am is when registration starts, opening Ceremony is at 12:00pm, the walk will kick off at the end of the ceremony, and the event ends at 2:00pm. 

3. Do I have to raise $150 to participate in the walk? No, while this is a fundraising event, there is not minimum you have to raise to walk with us. You do have to pre-register online to walk. 

4. I'd like to Volunteer t what can I do? We always need help! Please fill out the form.




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 Seattle Walk shows your community and employees that your business cares about mental health and preventing suicide. Contact to become a sponsor today!

Fundraise to Help #StopSuicide

$150+ - Raise $150 by 10/22/2023 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 Team Shirt

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.


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? Not sure, check back later for more details.


Parking, route, and other info will be updated as we get closer to Walk Day.

For additional questions, please email


Day-of Experience: Resources & Activities


Stop by the AFSP Store for merchandise, visit the photo booth, and more!

Still hungry after the Walk? Visit Uptown House, a proud partner of the Seattle Out of the Darkness Walk, who will donate 25% of their proceeds back to the Seattle Walk!

Honor Beads

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

Hope & Healing

Share messages of hope and remembrance.


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