Registration open for ‘Out of the Darkness Walk’ in Peoria, for the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention

Central Illinois Newsday

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

Date: 10/02/2021
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:

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

Out of the Darkness Links

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.

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