Pittsburgh Walk

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Pittsburgh Walk Information

Date: 09/07/2024
On-Site Registration Starts: 9:00 am
Program Starts: 10:30 am
Location: Highmark Stadium, Pittsburgh, PA
Contact: Jesse Putkoski
Contact Phone: 412-510-9514 and 412-523-7272
Contact Email: jputkoski@afsp.org

Register today! Click the button above to get started.

Team Challenge

We have 6 opportunities this year to get your team name on the 2024 Pittsburgh Walk shirt.

Team raises $500 by February 29th
Team raises $1,000+ by March 31st
Team raises $2,000+ by April 30th
Team raises $3,000+ by May 31st
Team raises $4,000+ by June 30th
Team raises $5,000+ July 31st 

Make an Impact


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?"

The fields below that are for creating new accounts.



Promote the Walk

Follow the @OOTDWalks accounts on Facebook and Twitter.

Use this flyer to promote the Walk!

Share your fundraising page and post about the Pittsburgh Walk using the #OutoftheDarkness hashtag.


Sponsorship Opportunities

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

Download Sponsorship Packet

Reach out to Jesse Putkoski at jputkoski@afsp.org for more.



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

Send an email to jputkoski@afsp.org 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 09/07/2024 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 09/07/2024.

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?

While friendly, leashed dogs are welcome at many events, the policy can vary by venue. Reach out to jputkoski@afsp.org for information specific to the Pittsburgh Walk.


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 jputkoski@afsp.org.

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. 

More About Honor Beads

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.