IU Southeast holds second annual Out of the Darkness suicide walk


They are participants of the community walk.

Tassy Payne, Staff Reporter

On Sept. 26, IU Southeast had their second Out of the Darkness community walk.

This walk was done to fundraise, honor and support victims of suicide.

Michael Day, personal counseling director, said that there were more participants, more fun, better weather and likely, there was more money raised this year than last year. Day said that it is likely close to $2,000 was raised.

He said that 125 people signed up but the crowd seemed a little larger.

Groups that participated in this walk:

  • IU Southeast’s Zeta Phi Beta Sorority
  • University of Louisville’s ROTC Cardinal Battalion
  • Team RWB(Red White Blue) *Michael Day said that this is a nonprofit organization community among veterans
  • IU Southeast’s Honors Program
  • Community Montessori’s ASSIST Program
  • IU Southeast Administration with Vice Chancellor Dana Wavle

Day said that this would be an annual event.