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Join us to kick off Suicide Prevention Week in San Diego

Sunday, September 8, 2019
6th and Laurel - Balboa Park


Please join us as we walk in memory of a loved one and raise awareness about suicide prevention.
There are many ways to get involved: Start a team, fundraise, or become a sponsor.
Or simply 
register and enjoy the event activities while giving back to your community. 
 

Keynote Speaker Secretary of State Alex Padilla and Angela Padilla



Opportunity Drawings - every participant will receive a ticket for our opportunity drawing just for walking with us.

New this year - A Silent Auction - which will include Tickets to Disneyland, Sea World and much more!
 
All funds raised benefit San Diego County
suicide prevention and survivor support services
 



Enjoy music, resource tables, silent auction and opportunity drawings.

Activities focused on  remembering our loved ones, finding hope, and suicide prevention.

All ages are welcome - this is a pet friendly event.

  


Event Schedule
Registration                                          7:00 am- 8:00 am
Opening Ceremonies                           8:15 am - 8:55 am
Walk                                                     9:00 am - 9:45 am
Closing/Opportunity Drawing               9:45 am - 10:00 am


Location 
Balboa Park (6th Ave. & Laurel St.) Map.

Parking 
There is limited FREE street parking on Sundays. We suggest that you come early to get a close spot!



band playing
 

Individual Fundraising Rewards
The more that you fundraise, the more rewards you will get! Remember to tell your donors to donate in YOUR NAME, not your team's name, if you want to earn these rewards. Opportunity prizes include fun themed gift baskets for all ages.  PLEASE NOTE: prizes are not cumulative. 

 

Participant Levels
Over the Top ($5,000.00 +) 
Any participant who raises $5,000+ will be awarded a $500 Apple gift card and 50 free opportunity tickets.

Near the Top ($2,500.00 - $4,999.00) 
 Any participant who raises $2,500+ will be awarded a $100 gift card  and 35 free opportunity tickets.
   
Third Step ($1,000.00 - $2,499.00) 
 Any participant who raises $1,000+ will be awarded a $50 gift card and 25 free opportunity tickets.
   
Second Step ($500.00 - $999.00) 
 Any participant who raises $500+ will be awarded a $25 gift card and 10 free opportunity tickets.
   
First Step ($100.00 - $499.00) 
 Any participant who raises $100+ will be awarded 5 free opportunity tickets
.

Benefiting Organizations

Survivors of Suicide Loss (SOSL) reaches out to and supports people who have lost a loved one to suicide. SOSL’s goal is to give survivors a place where they can comfortably expressing themselves, find support, comfort, resources and hope in a judgment-free environment. SOSL also focuses its efforts on promoting suicide awareness and prevention. 

Directing Change Program & Film Contest is a youth suicide prevention program with the goal to prepare schools and youth to know the warning signs of suicide and how to offer help.