Is AFSP a nonprofit?

Not for profit status AFSP is a 501(c)(3) tax-exempt organization incorporated in the state of Delaware with primary offices in New York City. All AFSP chapters are considered local offices of the parent organization. Our Federal tax ID # is 13-3393329. AFSP’s Combined Federal Campaign (CFC) number is 10545.

How far is the Out of the Darkness Walk 2021?

The Experience As you walk over 16 miles from dusk till dawn, you’ll find support and understanding in a community of others affected by suicide.

What services does AFSP?

Funding scientific research. Educating the public about mental health and suicide prevention. Advocating for public policies in mental health and suicide prevention. Supporting survivors of suicide loss and those affected by suicide.

Is AFSP a good organization?

The premier organization that evaluates many of these charities annually, Charity Navigator, has awarded AFSP four stars – its top rating and the highest possible score of “exceptional” – a ranking only given to charities that “exceed industry standards and outperform most charities in its cause.”

What does AFSP do with donations?

AFSP uses you donations to: Fund Research for Suicide Prevention. Create and Distribute Education Programs. Advocate for Public Policy.

Can you donate to AFSP?

We strongly encourage our donors to make online credit card donations, for the donation is processed immediately and is visible on the homepage shortly thereafter. If your donation does not post within this time frame, please email our Development Team, [email protected]

What is AFSP Out of Darkness Walk?

The Community Walks, held in hundreds of cities across the country, are the core of the Out of the Darkness movement, which began in 2004. These events give people the courage to open up about their own connections to the cause, and a platform to create a culture that’s smarter about mental health.

How long are Out of the Darkness walks?

Over $850K has been raised to date for the cause of suicide prevention and education by the AFSP through the Out of the Darkness program. The Community Walks are typically 5k (3.10 miles).

What does AFSP stand for suicide?

Aiming to save lives. Established in 1987, AFSP is a voluntary health organization that gives those affected by suicide a nationwide community empowered by research, education and advocacy to take action against this leading cause of death.

What does Afsp do with their donations?

How long is the AFSP walk?

Campus Walks Engage young adults in AFSP’s mission and programs with 5k walks each spring at colleges and high schools across the country.

When did the Out of the Darkness Walk start?

The Community Walks, held in hundreds of communities across the country, are the core of the Out of the Darkness movement, which began in 2004. These events give people the courage to open up about their own connections to the cause, and a platform to create a culture that’s smarter about mental health.

Why support AFSP out of the darkness?

Discover the programs AFSP uses to save lives and bring hope to those affected by suicide Walkers like us make a difference. Together we can change the conversation about mental health and put a stop to this tragic loss of life. Make AFSP Out Of The Darkness radio your soundtrack to help save lives and bring hope.

What happens at a safeTALK workshop?

At a LivingWorks safeTALK workshop, you’ll learn how to prevent suicide by recognizing signs, engaging someone, and connecting them to an intervention resource for further support. A skilled, supportive trainer will guide you through the course, and a community resource will be on hand to support your safety and comfort.

How do I get an AFSP license plate?

Starting in January, you can get an AFSP license plate at your local BMV or online! If registering your plate online, follow this navigation to get to the AFSP plate: Looking for even more?