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Out of the Darkness Walk

Join us on campus or virtually as we walk to fight suicide in the Out of the Darkness Western Pennsylvania Chapter Virtual Campus Walk.

Hosted by the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention

April 17 | 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Bold Hall Lawn


How to Participate
Come to campus or walk from where you prefer. Opening ceremonies will be streamed live from campus. Registration is free with no minimum donation required.

Join our team now.
 
On-campus Events
The family-friendly event kicks off with opening ceremonies at 10 a.m. Running from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. the event will include:

  • Booth with suggested walk routes
  • Gizmo’s Pawesome Guide to Mental Health read along for children*
    • 11 a.m. for ages 5-8
    • Noon for ages 9-11
  • Games and physical activity challenges for all ages
  • Snacks
  • Music
  • American Foundation for Suicide Prevention-sponsored tables with honor beads and temporary tattoos
  • Seed planting
  • Information tables

*Adult must be present with each child

About the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention
The American Foundation for Suicide Prevention funds research, spreads education, provides support to those affected by suicide, and advocates for smart public policy.

More Information
Contact Emily Shimko at emily.shimko@laroche.edu.