In Crisis, Call 1-800-836-6010
Suicide Prevention
in Westmoreland County PA
If you are in crisis or know someone in crisis - GET HELP

12th Annual Suicide Awareness & Prevention Walk

Please join us! Print and mail registration form found HERE with check or money order. Registration is by mail only. Registrations received by August 15 are guaranteed a long-sleeved walk t-shirt.

The 12th Annual Ray of Hope Walk will be held at Twin Lakes Park on Saturday, September 8, 2018 to increase awareness of suicide as a national public health problem and to prevent future suicides through community education and outreach. All proceeds from this annual event go towards the Westmoreland County Suicide Awareness and Prevention Task Force to provide educational programming, purchase materials, and support Mental Health America’s Survivors Group, LOSS.

11th Annual Suicide Awareness

11th Annual Suicide Awareness and Prevention Walk

Walk Sponsorship Oppurtunity

If you wish to help sponsor our 2018 walk, email bcrofutt@mhaswpa.org by August 1, 2018. Contributions of at least $200 are required for shirt listing. Raffle baskets and items are also appreciated! For more information, please see our Sponsor Letter HERE.

Items for sale to support our walk:

  • Suicide Awareness Bracelet - Suggested Donation $30.00
  • Framed Print by Austin G. Manzano - Suggested Donation $20.00

2017 - Ray of Hope - Items for Sale  

Who, What, and Why

The Annual Suicide Awareness & Prevention Walk is for family, friends, and community members of ALL ages. This event is sponsored by the Ray of Hope: Westmoreland County Suicide Awareness and Prevention Task Force.