West Georgia Walk
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Welcome to the Out of the Darkness
West Georgia Walk
Location: Hobbs Farm, Carrollton, GA
Check-in Time: 3:00 pm
Walk Start Time: 4:00 pm
Walk Chair: Rebecca Cranford, 216-337-0764, firstname.lastname@example.org
The West Georgia Out of the Darkness Walk is an outside event, rain or shine!
Onsite amenities include restrooms, water fountains and parking. Volunteers will be onsite to help direct you to the overflow parking at the trailhead.
Day of Event Schedule:
3:00pm - Registration begins with live music from the David Pippon Band
3:00pm - 4:00pm: Visit our vendor resource and acticity tables and enjoy ice cream from the Butter'd Udder food truck!
4:00pm: Opening Ceremony
4:15pm: Pre-Walk Yoga Stretch
4:25pm: Walk Begins - walkers will take 2 laps around the Hobbs Farm Loop
- Registration Table
- Turn in donations
- Pick up your shirt if you raised $150 or more
- AFSP Resources
- Visit our Sponsor and Community Parter Tables
- CC Animal Shelter - Pet Adoptions!
- West Georgia Technical College - Blood Pressure and Wellness Checks
- Carroll County Mental Health Advocates
- Carroll County Youth Mental Health Tasl Force
- Willowbrooke at Tanner
- Waves Consulting
- LaQuita Jones
- Butter'd Udder Ice Cream Truck
- Activity Stations
- Memory Rock Painting
- Gift asket and Art Raffle
- Signs of Hope
- Honor Bead table
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.
Friendly, leashed dogs are allowed at the walk
Please bring appropriate items for the day as we are holding the Out of the Darkness Walk rain or shine.
items to consider – hydration, snacks, sunscreen, hat, umbrella, and comfortable shoes
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.
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
Become a Sponsor
Sponsoring the West Georgia Walk shows your community and employees that your business cares about mental health and preventing suicide. Download the sponsorship packet here. Contact email@example.com with any questions!
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