PEORIA, Ill. (WMBD) — For the third year, the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention (AFSP) is hosting a community walk in Peoria.
The Out of the Darkness Walk is the AFSP’s signature fundraiser.
In its inaugural year for Peoria, Chris Buckely said more than 150 people participated and raised more than $10,000.
Event Details | 3rd Out of the Darkness Walk – Peoria
Location: Sommer Park North – Edwards, IL
Registration: 9:00 am
Event Time: 10:30 am – 12:00 pm
For more information, please contact:
Contact Name: Chris Buckely
Contact Phone: 310-871-0859
Contact Email: PeoriaWalk@gmail.com
The AFSP reports, “the Out of the Darkness Experience is a journey of remembrance, hope, and support. It unites our communities and provides an opportunity to acknowledge the ways in which suicide and mental illness have affected our lives and the lives of those we love and care about.”
If you’re looking for resources, please visit www.afsp.org/resources.
- Learn more about the Walks and AFSP
- Register for an event
- View step-by-step registration guide
- Donate to a participant
- Visit the Participant Hub for tips and resources
- Connect with your Local Chapter
- Mental Health & COVID-19
- Contact firstname.lastname@example.org or visit FAQ for additional support
If you are in crisis, please call the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 1-800-273-TALK (8255) or contact the Crisis Text Line by texting TALK to 741741.