Come join us for the 3rd annual TWNYH Walk!

Date: Sunday, July 28, 2024

Walk Start Time: 10:00AM (Event day registration will open at 8:45AM)

Please join us for our 3rd Annual “The World Needs You Here” 3 Mile Walk to be held on the Salem Common in Salem, MA sponsored by Mental Makeover! Not only do we want to honor and grieve for the people we’ve lost, we also want our community to know that even if they are struggling with their mental health or are feeling down, we care about them and want them to know that the world needs them here. This year we’ve also added a free, all inclusive 1/2 mile walk/roll within the Salem Common sponsored by befree in partnership with the Jauron Family Foundation to promote inclusion for all abilities.

The World Needs You Here Walk Fee’s: 
$25 through 3/31
$30 through 5/31
$35 through 7/23
$40 Walk Week
$50 on Walk Day ***Youth 15 & Under – $25, Event Day $25

befree Path to Inclusion Walk: Free with option to purchase t-shirt (Donations are optional & appreciated)

Swag: Super soft, commemorative unisex t-shirts, guaranteed to participants registered by July 14th.

Packet Pickup/Event Day Reg: Opens on race day at 8:45AM at the Salem Common.

Walk Festivities: Entertainment will be provided pre & post event. A slew of community sponsors and vendors will be setup on site, kids games and an assortment of food/drink will be provided for participants.

Parking: There is ample parking around the Common, just be mindful of permit only parking areas.
Parking Lots:
Museum Place Garage (1 Church St)
Bridge Street Lot (1 New Liberty St)
South Harbor Garage (245 Derby St)

Donations: Can’t make the event, but would like to make a donation? Follow this link:

Paying using a check: Please send to: Emily Lonergan, 21 Ocean Terrace, Apt 1, Salem, MA 01970

Beneficiaries: 100% of the net proceeds will be allocated to Mental Makeover and scholarships created on behalf of Sarah “Sas” G. Starion and Marc Lemieux

Learn more about Sarah “Sas” G. Starion: Click here

Weather: This event will take place rain or shine.

Sponsor Inquiries: Please email

Event Contact: Brandon Mustafaraj | 978-390-7733 |

Event and Sponsor Fact Sheet: Click here