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Regional Events Calendar

Regional events
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May 19, 2017: Ashland, VA13th Annual McShin Classic Golf Tournament. This golf tournament will be held at Hanover Country Club and includes a dinner and awards. It is meant to raise awareness and raise money for the Foundation’s commitment to serving individuals and families in their process of recovery.

May 21, 2017: Fort Washington State Park, PAOne Step at A Time 5K Fun Run and Family Walk, Rising Above Addiction. This 5k is the dream of a 13 year old Abington Jr High student, Kayla Guevara, in hopes to fund scholarships for adolescents and young adults for substance abuse treatment, making the road to recovery possible. Her wish also is that people may learn the truth about the disease of addiction, just as she did while learning how to support her older brother. Food and raffle baskets will follow the race.

May 23, 2017: Westminster, MDDinner with Derryl Strawberry, Rising Above Addiction. Maryland State’s Attorney Brian DeLeonardo will host this dinner fundraiser. Proceeds will benefit Rising Above Addiction.

June 7, 2017: Baltimore, MD – 7th Annual Party for LifeMaryland Chapter of the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention. This event is a Maryland-style crab feast free at the Captain James Crab House, and is designed to raise awareness and funds for for education about mental health disorders and suicide prevention in Maryland. There will also be a raffle and silent auction.

June 10, 2017: Westminster, MDRunning for Recovery, Rising Above Addiction. This event features a 5 mile run and a 1 mile kids Fun Run. All proceeds will go to Rising Above Addiction, which provides awareness, support, and financial assistance in an effort to save youth and young adults from addiction and substance misuse.

June 17, 2017: Washington, DC – Grub for Good 5K Fun Run/WalkRock Recovery. This is a 5K run  to raise awareness and support for those struggling with eating disorders! There will be a runner’s social at local bars for free appetizers, drink specials and prizes.

June 21, 2017: Newark, DERob Hill Memorial Golf Tournament, Mental Health Association in Delaware. The tournament is dedicated to Rob Hill and is meant to raise awareness of mental illness, suicide prevention, and support resources in the community. It will be followed by a barbecue and silent auction.

June 24, 2017: Feasterville-Trevose, PALeigh Leckerman Scholarship Fund Evening of Entertainment, Livengrin. This event features The Clean Getaway Recovery Troubadour Series and with special guest M.C. comedian. Funds raised provide charity care for treatment at Livengrin for those in need of recover.

August 31, 2017: Washington, DCFED UP!, Coalition to End the Opioid Epidemic. This event is organized by a coalition of organizations and individuals from across the U.S. and Canada calling for immediate and comprehensive federal action to end the epidemic of addiction and overdose deaths attributed to opioids (including heroin) and other prescription drugs.

September 1, 2017: Nationwide – 46Climb, American Foundation for Suicide Prevention. This is the 3rd annual event that joins the community of climbers and hikers all over the country by taking positive action to overcome suicide and mental illness through the physical challenge of climbing and hiking. Anyone can register a hike on a mountain. The event begins the Friday before Labor Day weekend and runs through the week until Sunday, World Suicide Prevention Day.

September 9, 2017: Neffsville, PAWalk for D.E.S. Detect. Early. Signs., DES Foundation. The 5K Walk/Run tournament hopes to raise funds to support partners committed to raise awareness about suicide, work to prevent suicide, and provide grief counseling for families.

September 9, 2017: Wilkes-Barre, PALove of Recovery – Free Music Festival, DES Foundation. The festival will feature music, recovery speakers, arts and craft exhibitors, food vendors, recovery merchandise, addiction education, evidence-based treatment options, and veteran information. The event is family friendly and aims to end the stigma of addiction.

September 16, 2017: Churchville, MDAnnual RAA Skydive Baltimore, Rising Above Addiction. Money raised will help cover treatment for youth and young adults in detox.

October 2-3, 2017: Washington, D.C. – National Council Hill Day 2017. This free, two-day event brings together hundreds of behavioral health providers, administrators, board members, consumers and community stakeholders in D.C. for a day of sessions and workshops on federal behavioral health policy. After these sessions, Hill Day attendees take to Capitol Hill to advocate for better resources for mental health and addictions treatment in their communities.


National Alliance on Mental Health. These walks support organizations that host education programs, facilitate support groups, provide mental health trainings, advocate for access to services, and offer a compassionate place to turn for the millions of Americans living with mental illness.

Oct 1, 2017: Pittsburgh, PANAMIWalks Southwestern Pennsylvania. This walk takes place at the Waterfront.

Oct 21, 2017: Glen Allen, VANAMIWalks Virginia. This walk takes place at Innsbrook, 4951 Lake Brook Dr. NAMIWalks Virginia is about investing in the future. NAMIWalks itself is a special day of support, connection, celebration and most importantly hope!


American Foundation for Suicide Prevention. These events raise awareness and funds for suicide prevention to invest in new research, create educational programs, advocate for public policy, and support survivors of suicide loss.


October 22, 2017: Wilmington, DEWilmington Walk


October 28, 2017: Washington, DCWashington DC Walk


September 9, 2017: Woodbine, MDCarroll County Walk

September 9, 2017: Hurlock, MDDorchester County Walk

September 16, 2017: Annapolis, MDAnnapolis Walk

September 23, 2017: Hagerstown, MDHagerstown Walk

September 23, 2017: Brandywine, MDBrandywine Walk

September 23, 2017: Ocean City, MDOcean City Walk

September 30, 2017: Havre de Grace, MDHavre de Grace Walk

September 30, 2017: Mid-Shore, MDMid-Shore Maryland Walk

October 7, 2017: Silver Spring, MDMontgomery County MD Walk

October 8, 2017: Columbia, MDHoward County Walk

October 14, 2017: Frederick, MDFrederick Walk

October 21, 2017: Mechanicsville, MDSouthern Maryland Walk

October 21, 2017: Baltimore, MDBaltimore Walk


August 26, 2017: Pittsburgh, PAPittsburgh Walk

September 9, 2017: Montrose, PASusquehanna County Walk

September 9, 2017: Harrisburg, PAHarrisburg Walk

September 10, 2017: Carlisle, PACarlisle Walk

September 16, 2017: Athens, PABradford County Walk

September 16, 2017: New Castle, PALawrence County Walk

September 16, 2017: Schellsburg, PABedford County Walk

September 16, 2017: Johnsonburg, PAElk County Walk

September 16, 2017: Johnstown, PACambria County Walk

September 17, 2017: Altoona, PABlair County Walk

September 17, 2017: Wilkes Barre, PAGreater Northeast PA Walk

September 24, 2017: Lock Haven PAClinton County Walk

September 30, 2017: Sunbury, PASnyder/Union/Northumberland County Walk

September 30, 2017: Erie, PAErie Walk

October 1, 2017: Philadelphia, PAPhiladelphia Walk

October 1, 2017: Huntingdon, PAHuntingdon Walk

October 1, 2017: Lewistown, PAJuniata Valley Walk

October 8, 2017: Allentown PAGreater Lehigh Valley Walk

October 21, 2017: Williamsport, PAGreater Lycoming Walk


September 9, 2017: TBD-Halifax County, VAHalifax County Walk

September 10, 2017: Manassas, VAManassas Walk

September 16, 2017: Fairfax, VA10th Annual Fairfax NOVA Walk

September 16, 2017: Newport News, VAVirginia Peninsula Walk

September 23, 2017: Leesburg, VALoudoun County Walk

September 30, 2017: Suffolk, VASuffolk Walk

September 30, 2017: Dublin, VARadford Walk

September 30, 2017: Fredericksburg, VAGreater Fredericksburg Walk

October 7, 2017: Lynchburg, VALynchburg Walk

October 7, 2017: Salem, VASalem/Roanoke Walk

October 14, 2017: Richmond, VARichmond VA Walk

October 14, 2017: Norfolk, VANorfolk Walk

October 14, 2017: Stephens City, VAStephens City Walk

October 15, 2017: Virginia Beach, VAVirginia Beach Walk

October 21, 2017: Staunton, VAGreater Augusta Walk

November 4 2017: Danville, VADanville-Pittsylvania County Walk


September 16, 2017: Bluefield, WVMercer County Walk

September 23, 2017: Parkersburg, WVMid Ohio Valley Walk

September 24, 2017: Moundsville, WVMoundsville/Upper Ohio Valley Walk

October 7, 2017: Charlestown, WVCharleston WV Walk

October 14, 2017: Shepherdstown, WVShepherdstown WV Walk


May 20, 2017: Midlothian, VAJames River HS Out of the Darkness Campus Walk. When you walk in the Out of the Darkness Campus Walks, you join the effort with thousands of people to raise awareness and funds that allow AFSP to invest in new research, create educational programs, advocate for public policy, and support survivors of suicide loss.

May 21, 2017: Silver Spring, MDJames H. Blake HS Out of the Darkness Campus Walk. When you walk in the Out of the Darkness Campus Walks, you join the effort with thousands of people to raise awareness and funds that allow AFSP to invest in new research, create educational programs, advocate for public policy, and support survivors of suicide loss.


Jun 17, 2017: Washington, DC2017 Overnight Walk – Washington, DC, American Foundation for Suicide Prevention. This walk is a different experience, as people walk all night to fight suicide.