About Walk For Hope 2023

Join us for our 21st Annual Walk for Hope…Depression and Suicide Awareness Event on Sunday, August 6th at Saginaw Valley State University. There will be over 35 resource/activity booths, raffles, live music, and guest speakers.  The 5K walk/run or 1 mile walk will be untimed on paved walks throughout the SVSU campus.  


Support this event by:

- start or join a team to support our mission

- you will have an opportunity to share your message along with photos on social media to help bring awareness to this event

Rules for Animals

- Registered service dogs ONLY. We have the right to ask for certification. For safety of your pet and other walkers, please make arrangements for someone to care for your pets while you join us for the event.


Starts at:  August 6, 2023 7:30 AM
Ends at:  August 6, 2023 12:00 PM


Saginaw Valley State University
7400 Bay Road
University Center,MI 48710 USA



How Your Support Makes a Difference

All profits will support Barb Smith Suicide Resource & Response Network's mission to prevent suicide through education and resources, and to support those impacted by suicide.  Our Network offers suicide prevention and aftercare trainings for the community to help create a safety network using multi-tiered trainings.  We will continue to care for those who have been impacted by suicide and those with lived experience.  We connect persons struggling with suicidal thoughts or those impacted by suicide with organizations throughout the community.

Together, we can create suicide-safer communities. 

Thank You to our generous Walk for Hope Sponsors