Sat September 28, 2019 Kalamazoo, MI US 49007 Directions
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Gryphon Place Suicide Prevention Walk

$25 8:00AM EDT - 12:00PM EDT Price increases after September 8, 2019 at 11:59pm EDT
Place
Arcadia Creek Festival Place
145 E Water St
Kalamazoo, MI US 49007
Description

Join us for the 6th annual Gryphon Place Suicide Prevention Walk on Saturday, September 28th at Arcadia Creek Festival Place in downtown Kalamazoo. The 5K cause-walk will raise awareness for suicide prevention, allow people to connect with each other, and provide critical funds for Gryphon Place. 100% of the community-raised dollars stay here in the community, supporting the local programs and services we offer. We'll be there together on September 28th, supporting suicide prevention one step at a time, and we would love for you to join us. 

Walk to support your community. Walk to support each other. Walk to support your loved ones. Walk to break stigma, to raise awareness, to educate, to connect, and to save lives.

Walk Day Details:

  • 8:00 AM: Day-of registration and pre-registered walker check-in opens at 8 am at Arcadia Creek Festival Place
    • Note: Registration goes up to $30 after September 8th and your t-shirt size cannot be guaranteed
  • 9:00 AM: Opening remarks begin at 9 am, followed by the walk kick-off. 5K route takes walkers through downtown Kalamazoo and back to Arcadia Creek Festival Place

Registration is $25 now, but the price will go up to $30 after September 8th. Children under 5 can walk for free, but they will not receive a t-shirt without registering for the event.

Interested in sponsorship opportunities? Contact Brittany Cekola Hamann at bcekola@gryphon.org or 269-381-1510 ext. 222

Sponsors 

Diamond
Eaton Corporation 

 
Platinum
Harold and Grace Upjohn Foundation
KALSEE Credit Union
Tyler Little Family Foundation
 
Gold
Hardings Friendly Market
Honor Credit Union
Bronson Healthcare
Michigan Association of Suicide Prevention
Stryker
 
Silver
Genemarkers
Amerifirst Home Mortgage
Mercantile Bank
Child & Family Psychological Services, P.C.
Southwest Michigan First
Founders Brewing Co.
Imperial Beverage
Ascension Borgess Foundation
Abraxas
B.L. Harroun
 
Bronze
Mike and Sharon Seely Family Foundation 
Meyer C. Weiner Company
Getman
CTS Telecom
 
Contributer 
Steensma Lawn and Power
Jared Arnold, Realtor
Horizon Bank 
Dr. Michael Raphelson and Carla Langerveld Family
Bennett Management Corp
Jerry and Cindy Gaines
The Kalamazoo Promise
Langeland Family Funeral Homes
Integrity Business Solutions
Gracespring Bible Church
 
Media Sponsor
Adams Outdoor Advertising
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