Virginia Peninsula Walk

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2024 Virginia Peninsula Walk


Walk with us to fight suicide!

Date: 10/12/2024
Location:  Newport News ParkNewport NewsVA
On-Site Registration Begins: 10:00 am
Program Begins: 11:00 am

​​Adrienne Spillane​​ (she/her/hers)


Get Started

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


Earn a T-Shirt

Individually raise $150+
by 10/12/2024 to receive an
Out of the Darkness Walk
t-shirt at the event.


Sponsoring the Virginia Peninsula Walk
shows your community
and employees that you care
about mental health.

Click here to view our
sponsor options. 
For more information,
contact Adrienne Spillane

Fundraise on Facebook

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

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


Event Committee and
Day-of Walk volunteers
help to make the
Virginia Peninsula Walk a success.

Click here to submit a
volunteer application.

Download the App



Walk Day Activities



Check out the merchandise
tent, photo booth, and
resource tables.

Honor Beads

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

Hope & Healing

Share messages of 
hope & remembrance.


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 10/12/2024.

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 on the form.



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

Information will be posted closer to
walk day. For additional questions,
please email


Can I register at the Walk? 

Advanced registration is encouraged,
but you can register or donate in-person
at the walk by scanning a QR code.
Walk donations are accepted until
December 31st.


Are dogs allowed?

Leashed, friendly dogs are allowed.
Please come prepared to clean up
after your pet.


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