Address: 1600 5th Ave, Altoona, PA 16602, USA

Altoona, Pennsylvania

Nov. 18, 2017

9:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.

Altoona Public Library, Lower Level
1600 5th Avenue
Altoona, Pennsylvania  16602

Parking is available across the street from the main entrance.  The elevator on the main floor will take you to the lower level.

Directional signs will be in place

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Not all events can accommodate teen or child attendees. Please use the contact information on the right to find out more.

Survivor Day is the one day a year when people affected by suicide loss gather around the world at events in their local communities to find comfort and gain understanding as they share stories of healing and hope. Discover more about Survivor Day.

Event Details


Contact(s) for Inquiries Prior to the Event

Mary Jo McConnell
[email protected]
814-515-1122

Jacque Harpster
[email protected]
814-569-7875

Tom Destefano
[email protected]
814-615-9261

Contact(s) on the Day of the Event

Tom Destefano
[email protected]
814-615-9261

Food Served

Snacks, Lunch

Charge/Donation

None

Sponsoring Organization(s)

AFSP Central Pennsylvania
AFSP Out of the Darkness walk: Blair County, Altoona, PA

Additional Information


The Program
9:30 a.m. Sign-in and light refreshments
10:00 a.m. Welcome and introductions
10:30 a.m. Brief intro by local mental health professional
Screening of The Journey & The Journey Revisited, and discussion by survivors of suicide loss
12:00 p.m. Lunch
12:45 p.m. Group discussion
1:30 p.m. Healing activity with Tabitha Shimer from the “Poor Painter”

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