Orlando Walk

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Welcome to the Out of the Darkness

Orlando Walk  

02/24/2024

Event Details

Date: 02/24/2024

Location: Baldwin Park (2420 Lakemont Ave.), Orlando, FL

 

Registration Start Time: 1:00 pm

Opening Ceremony Start Time: 2:00 pm

Walk Start Time: 2:30 PM

Walk End Time: 3:30 PM

Contact Information

Walk Chair: Vicki Long, 407-701-2422, vlong.afsp@yahoo.com


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.


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!


Walk Route

We will be set up in Baldwin Park in the grassy area between Upper Park Road and Lower Park Road nearest to Lake Baldwin. 

The walk will be approximately 3 miles in length around beautiful Lake Baldwin. 


 

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 vlong.afsp@yahoo.com to sign-up today! Thank you!

 

Become a Sponsor

Sponsoring the Orlando Walk shows your community and employees that your business cares about mental health and preventing suicide. Click Here for Sponsorship Packet. Contact vlong.afsp@yahoo.com to become a sponsor today!

 
Fundraise to Help #StopSuicide

$150+ - Raise $150 by 02/24/2024 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) 

FAQs

Is there a registration fee?
No, there is no registration fee to participate.

What is the Walk route?
the Walk will take place on sidewalks around beautiful Lake Baldwin. The walk is approximately 2 1/2 miles in length. We will walk rain or shine so please come prepared.

 

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!

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 parking available?
Please park in the Baldwin Point Building parking lot (previously Traveler's Insurance) across the street from the venue. After you park in the Baldwin Point Building parking lot at the corner of Upper Park Road & Lakemont Avenue, proceed to the park between Upper Park and Lower Park Rd.

 

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.

 

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

For additional questions, please email vlong.afsp@yahoo.com

 

Day-of Experience: Resources & Activities

On-Site Activities

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

 
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