The annual Hoboken Out of the Darkness Community Walk, hosted by the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention New Jersey Chapter will be held at 9:00 A.M., Sunday, October 27th at Stevens Institute of Technology – Babbio Center Deck.
Funds from the walk will support the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention’s research, education and support efforts and will help the organization achieve its bold goal to reduce the annual U.S. suicide rate by 20 percent by the year 2025.
The Hoboken Out of the Darkness Community Walk is one of more than 550 Out of the Darkness Walks nationwide. The walks will bring together more than 300,000 walkers and raise millions for suicide prevention efforts. Last year the Hoboken Walk, raised over $30,000 with 600 participants. This year the goal is $36,000.
Local sponsors for the Hoboken Out of the Darkness Walk include: Stevens Institute of Technology, Stevens Dining Services, Ace Wire and Cable Co., Frank Ciappi – State Farm, and Robert Wood Johnson Barnabas Behavioral Health.
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The American Foundation for Suicide Prevention is dedicated to saving lives and bringing hope to those affected by suicide. AFSP creates a culture that’s smart about mental health through education and community programs, develops suicide prevention through research and advocacy, and provides support for those affected by suicide. Learn more about AFSP in its latest Annual Report, and join the conversation on suicide prevention by following AFSP on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and YouTube.