Long Island Walk

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Long Island Walk Information

Date: 10/27/2024
On-Site Registration Starts: 8:30 am
Program Starts: 10:00 am
Location: Jones Beach, Field 5, Wantagh, NY
Contact: Carrie Aronson
Contact Phone: 516-865-3944
Contact Email: caronson@afsp.org

Register today! Click the button above to get started.

Sorry, Jones Beach DOES NOT allow Dogs. 

You will not be charged for parking.  Parking is plentiful at Jones Beach Field # 5

Walk takes place along the boardwalk and is approximately 3 miles long.  You can turn around at anytime to make the route shorter.  Walk route is wheelchair and stroller accessible. 

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.

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


Sponsorship Opportunities

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

Reach out to Carrie Aronson at caronson@afsp.org for more information on the many sponsorship opportunities available.



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

Click on the link below to fill out an application to volunteer on the day of the Walk.




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 10/27/2024 for an Out of the Darkness Walk t-shirt at the event.




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The Jones Beach venue for the Long Island Walk does not allow pets. 

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.




Parking is FREE at Jones Beach Field #5.  The Route is approximately 3 miles long, along the boardwalk.  It is wheelchair and stroller accessible.  You can turn around at any time to make the route shorter. 

For additional questions, please email caronson@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.