JAMESTOWN – The Out of the Darkness Community Walk will be taking place Saturday morning, Sept. 23 at the Northwest Arena in downtown Jamestown.
The event is being held by the Community Alliance for Suicide Prevention in conjunction with Suicide Prevention Week in Chautauqua County. Alliance Chair Victoria Patti says it’s held each year to support the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention by helping support local programs in Chautauqua County.
“We’re really excited for this year’s sixth annual walk and we hope that it’s really well attended,” explained Patti during a recent interview with WRFA. “Last year we had close to 500 community members attend the walk and we hope that just as many come out this year to walk in memory of someone that they’ve lost or just to support the cause.”
The goal for this year’s walk is to raise $30,000.
Registration for Saturday’s Out of the Darkness event begins at 9 a.m. with the walk beginning at 10 a.m. To register, visit OutOfTheDarkness.org.
SUICIDE HELP: People in crisis can call the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 1-800-273-TALK (8255) or contact the Crisis Text Line by texting TALK to 741741.