Lansing / Capital Area Walk

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Lansing / Capital Area Walk Information

Date: 09/21/2024
On-Site Registration Starts: 11:00 am
Program Starts: 12:00 pm
Location: Adado Riverfront Park, Lansing, MI
Contact: Liz Baker and Liz Winowiecki
Contact Phone: 517-388-1655 and 517-898-0523
Contact Email: and

Register today! Click the button above to get started.

Walk Route:

The walk will begin at Adado and circle past Jackson Field and the State Capitol offering several spots for team pictures along the route!

ALL WALKERS ARE ASKED TO OBEY TRAFFIC LAWS AND REMAIN ON THE SIDEWALK! There will be volunteers located along the walk route to ensure everyone remains safe.

A half way station with drinks and snacks will be located at the corner of Cedar St. and Michigan Ave. 

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Register! There is no fee or fundraising minimum. Share your fundraising page link social media, via text, or by email.



Become a Team Captain

On average, team captains recruit 74% of the people who attend a non-profit Walk.

Captains are essential!



Walk Alumni

Thank you for joining us again this year! When registering, please click the blue link under "Been Here Before?"

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Promote the Walk

Follow the @OOTDWalks accounts on Facebook and Twitter.

Follow AFSP MI Chapter on Facebook

Be sure to keep an eye on our Facebook event page for updates on what festivals and events you will see us at! 

Share your fundraising page and post about the Lansing / Capital Area Walk using the #OutoftheDarkness hashtag.


Sponsorship Opportunities

Sponsoring the Lansing / Capital Area Walk shows your community and employees that you care about mental health.

Reach out to Liz Baker at for more.






Event Committee and Day-of Walk volunteers help to make the Lansing / Capital Area Walk a success.

Send an email to to submit a volunteer application.







Creating a Facebook Fundraiser through your AFSP DonorDrive account is easy! Do not create a fundraiser through Facebook directly.

Sharing a Facebook Fundraiser on Instagram will not connect with your fundraising page.


Individually raise $150+ by 09/21/2024 for an Out of the Darkness Walk t-shirt at the event.




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Is there a registration fee?

There is no registration fee or fundraising minimum to participate.

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?

The event shirts are only given to individuals who raise $150 by 09/21/2024.

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 the Offline Donation Form and send it with your check to the address provided.

Offline Donation Form


Are dogs allowed?

People friendly, leashed dogs are allowed. Please be courteous and clean up after your pet.  


How do I change my team status?

If you're already registered and looking to create a new team or join an existing one, simply log into your account and click "change team membership".



Can I register at the Walk? 

You can register or donate in-person at the Walk by scanning a QR code. Walk donations are accepted until December 31st.


Where can I find information on parking, the route, and the venue?

That information is posted closer to Walk Day. For additional questions, please email

Walk Day Activities


Walkers are invited to bring a photo of their loved one to display in the memorial area.

There will be several "Healing Craft Stations" throughout the park. If you have photos you would like to include please be sure to bring them along! (And pick them up at the end of the event!)

There will be a team station to create a yard sign for your team. Feel free to bring any photos or supplies you would like to use. (Blank signs and general craft supplies provided.)

Honor Beads

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

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Hope & Healing

Share messages of hope and remembrance.


If you or someone you know is in a crisis, dial 988 to reach the 988 Lifeline or contact the Crisis Text Line by texting TALK to 741-741.