Friday, March 22nd, 2019

G Gathering Huge Turnout for Out of the Darkness Walk

Huge Turnout for Out of the Darkness Walk



The Out of the Darkness Community Walk, which helps to spread awareness about depression and suicide, held its annual event in September. The Hampton Roads walk was the largest in the nation with over 4,000 attendees.


From left: Craig Brashears, Steve Bach, who lost his son to suicide, Heather Brown, Raquel Ricci, Lisa Murdock and Anita Hagerman

Alan Hagerman hosted a pre-walk breakfast for Evan's Live Life team

Chris Springer, left, and Stephanie Golaupke

From left: Anne Thompson, Kenny Walker, Wesley and Meghan Collins, who lost their brother to suicide, Tyler Cottrell and Mary Beth Barnes

Evan's Live Life team banner made by his dad, Steve Bach

From left: Kym and Steve Bach, Anita and Alan Hagerman

The curtain of 1,000 cranes folded with wishes inside to help end suffering and peace not only for those who have lost a loved one to suicide, but also for those who presently suffer from depression

Anne Thompson and Steve Bach

From left: Cyndi Kight, Joe Ricci, Heather Brown and Raquel Ricci offered support for Evan's Live Life team

Evan Collins' picture on the memory wall

The memory wall with pictures of many lost loved ones who have died by suicide

Kym and Steve Bach before the Wall of 1,000 Cranes