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Welcome to the 2021 Out of the Darkness Chicagoland Walk Virtual Site

Your support, especially during these challenging times, means so much to AFSPIL. Thank you for your passion and dedication to help #StopSuicide.

Scroll down for the Why I Walk and Memorial Walls, Slideshow, AFSP Store, and more!

This year's Virtual Program is approximately 1 hour long.  Listen at your convenience by downloading or streaming the audio file.

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Memorial Wall

If you are a survivor of suicide loss, share a message and photo of your loved one(s).

Visit Memorial Wall

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Why I Walk Wall

Why does suicide prevention matter to you? Share your reason here with a quote, message of hope, or your story.

Visit Why I Walk Wall

AFSP Memorial Slideshow 2021

Participant Slideshow

Honoring ourselves and remembering those we've lost.

Donate to help #StopSuicide

Donate today to help support AFSP's work with suicide prevention research, outreach, advocacy and education.  Donations for the 2021 Chicagoland Walk will be accepted through 12/31/2021.

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What's Your Color?

Losing someone to suicide or struggling with a mental illness can feel like no one understands what you are going through. 

Each color shows our personal connection to the cause and helps us identify others who understand our experience. 

Click here for honor bead graphics to download and share through your social media accounts. Let your followers know why suicide prevention matters to you.

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#TogetherToFightSuicide

Ginger Zee for AFSP Chicago

Ginger Zee

Thank you to Ginger Zee, Chief Meteorologist at ABC News, for her heartfelt message and for supporting AFSP and the Out of the Darkness Chicagoland Walk! Her personal story reminds others they are not alone; there is HOPE.

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Compass Health

Thank you to our Change Maker Sponsor, Compass Health, for your continued support of the Out of the Darkness Chicagoland Walk!  

Shop The AFSP Store

Spread awareness by purchasing AFSP merchandise including tanks, t-shirts, cozy sweatshirts, socks, hats and more.

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