The annual Out of the Darkness Walk fundraiser for suicide prevention and to support  erasing the stigma surrounding suicide and garnering support for suicide prevention awareness is coming up on September 21, hosted at the 6th Ward Booster Club Field in Oneonta and sponsored by the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention New York South Central Chapter.  There will be another walk on September 28 at SUNY Delhi beginning at 12 p.m.

The walk kicks off the National Suicide Prevention week, running Sept. 8-14. Online registration for the Oneonta walk closes at noon the Friday before the event, however, anyone who would like to participate can register in person at the walk from the time check-in begins (9:00 a.m.) until the walk starts at 10:30 a.m.  Registration is free and open to the public. Walk donations are accepted until December 31st.