HOPE WALk 2021

WEDNESDAY APRIL 14, 2021 – 2PM EST- 4:30PM EST

VIRTUAL HOPE IN THE DARKNESS WALK 2021 

COVID-19 RESTRICTIONS & GUIDELINES

Overview

The virtual walk will feature walkers tuning in while walking in their community. The virtual walk will be hosted by Hope Founder Kevin Redsky, youth co-chairs, ISWO Regional Coordinators and partners. Getting outdoors into the fresh spring season will be a highlight of the Hope in the Darkness Conference. 

The guidelines are:

  • The virtual walk will follow ALL COVID-19 Guidelines, restrictions and local public health measures including outdoor gathering guidelines.
  • We encourage walkers to walk with family members or those within your bubble.
  • The use of trail systems and areas with no traffic is encouraged. 
  • Social distancing rules will apply.
  • Face masks and hand sanitizer will be mandatory.
  • Bringing your own bottled water is encouraged.
  • Virtual walk communities will register participants and maintain a list of participants.
  • The walk will begin at 2:00PM EST and will wrap around 4:30PM on Wednesday April 14, 2021, it is estimated the distance travelled will be 5-8 kilometres.
  • A closing circle will wrap up the virtual walk event, followed by an evening virtual celebration concert.
  • We encourage you to wear your Hope in the Darkness gear and take pictures and post them to social media.
  • Please use the hashtag #Hopeinthedarkness2021 or #HOPEwalk2021
  • Please fill out the registration form for everyone walking in the Hope in the Darkness Walk.

For more details on organizing a virtual walk in your community, 

please contact Kevin at 807-464-2226 or the ISWO team.

Find out more at hopeinthedarkness.ca or visit us at: Facebook: @walkforyouthmentalhealth

Twitter: @youthMHwalk or Instagram: @walkforyouthmentalhealth

HERE IS THE LINK TO REGISTRATION FORM (FOR THOSE NOT REGISTERED IN THE CONFERENCE):