Boston Walk

Join us on October 19, 2024

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Boston Walk Information

Date: 10/19/2024
On-Site Registration Starts: 9:00 am
Program Starts: 10:30 am
Location: Boston Common (Parkman Bandstand), Boston, MA
Contact: Boston Area Walk Committee and Val Alfeo
Contact Phone: 617-439-0940
Contact Email: massachusetts@afsp.org and vralfeo@gmail.com

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Fundraise

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

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Become a Team Captain

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

Captains are essential!

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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.

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

 

Sponsorship Opportunities

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

Reach out to Boston Area Walk Committee at massachusetts@afsp.org for more.

 

Volunteer

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

Send an email to massachusetts@afsp.org to submit a volunteer application.

Facebook

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.

T-Shirts

Individually raise $150+ by 10/19/2024 for an Out of the Darkness Walk t-shirt at the event.

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FAQs

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 10/19/2024.

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?

Yes, dogs are allowed at this 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".

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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 massachusetts@afsp.org.


Walk Day Activities

On-Site 

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. 

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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.