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Annual AFSP-BSF Chicagoland Out of the Darkness Walk 2019

September 21, 2019 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
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9/17 UPDATE:

Thanks to all of you, we now have 24 members joining us at the Walk this Saturday 9/21, and we’ve raised a total of $4,625! We hope you are as excited as we are to walk for this amazing cause!

We wanted to update those of you who plan on parking downtown near the walk. The AFSP sent out parking details in their email this morning as part of the Walk Information Document.

There are going to be 400 free parking spots at the Montrose Parking Lot which the AFSP rented out, but with 5,000+ walkers that may fill up fast.

Pro Tip: Book with Spot Hero. To reserve your parking spot for the Chicago Out of the Darkness Walk, visit the Montrose Field SpotHero Parking Page and book a spot with rates up to 50% off drive-up.

Note: We just did this for 8am-8pm, which is $12.50 at the closest lot to Montrose Harbor, then to take another $10 off (yes, $2.50 parking downtown Chicago for 12 hours) add this promo code: SEP10SH

We suggest acting fast on the parking if you plan on driving downtown. As mentioned, we will have a 12-passenger van shuttle from the Holiday Inn and Marriott hotels in Oakbrook. We’ll likely make 2 trips (details to come), but spots may fill up fast.

It’s SUPER IMPORTANT that everyone who is walking is REGISTERED, please follow the steps below.

Thanks for all your hard work! Let’s see if we can hit the $5,000 raised mark!

Support Brendan’s Smile Foundation as we walk to fight suicide in the 2019 Out of the Darkness Chicagoland Walk.

We are joining the community of nearly 350k people walking in hundreds of cities across the country in support of the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention’s mission to save lives and bring hope to those affected by suicide.
Here are ways that you can Support:
MUST DO: We need EVERYONE who is walking with us to REGISTER HERE: https://tinyurl.com/yxcwx9fy
MUST DO: Join our Roster (as “Walker” or “Virtual Walker”): https://afsp.donordrive.com/index.cfm?fuseaction=donorDrive.teamParticipants&teamID=225798
Donate to the AFSP on behalf of the Brendan’s Smile Foundation: https://afsp.donordrive.com/index.cfm?fuseaction=donorDrive.participant&participantID=2031410
Donate directly to the Brendan’s Smile Foundation: https://brendansmile.org/donations/
All donations are 100% tax deductible and will help bring AFSP one step closer to achieving their bold goal to reduce the suicide rate 20% by 2025.
Venue Name: Montrose Harbor – Chicago, IL
Address: 601 W Montrose Ave
Chicago, IL 60613 United States
Organizer Name: Shawn Dingle
Organizer Name: Jathan Désir
Organizer Name: Antoinette Dingle