NAMIWalks Grand Rapids
Join us on October 12, 2019
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There is still time to help us reach our goal of $60,000!
Together, we can make this happen!
Thank YOU for joining us at the 2019 NAMIWalks Grand Rapids!
Check out our Walk Day photos here.
Thank you so much for registering for NAMIWalks Grand Rapids on October 12th at Davenport University. There is still time for you to help us reach our goal! We will accept donations for 60 days after Walk Day. We were thrilled to have so many of you show up on Walk Day and we are asking for your help to reach our fundraising goal by December 12th. Will you help us reach our goal by continuing to ask for donations from family & friends or by making a self-donation to support your local NAMI chapter?
What is NAMIWalks Grand Rapids?
NAMIWalks is a FREE 5k walk gathering thousands of advocates to raise awareness around mental health, end stigma and fundraise for crucial mental health services. This annual walk features beautiful scenery along Davenport University's campus, DJ/music, refreshments, prize giveaways, activities from our sponsors and vendors, and more! It’s easy to walk--just register on this site as an individual, team captain, or with a team. Teams can wear unique t-shirts and bring custom signs to show their team pride. Bring your friends, co-workers, family members, kids, and anyone who is interested in joining the fight to erase the stigma surrounding mental illness!
How do I Donate to NAMIWalks?
You have a few different options, any of which are welcomed!
- Cash: (in an envelope with the amount, your name, and the name of the person or team that the donation should be put towards (if different than yourself)
- Facebook fundraising: You can now fundraise for your NAMIWalks Grand Rapids participant or team directly on your personal Facebook page. It's easy to do--once you've completed registering, you'll be able to set up your Facebook fundraiser right away! If you've already registered, simply login to your page and click "Create a Facebook Fundraiser".
- *Check: Made payable to:
Attn: NAMIWalks Manager
401 S. Washington, Suite #104
Lansing, MI 48933
**If you want the donation to go to a participant or NAMIWalks team OTHER THAN YOURSELF, please include it in the memorandum line.
What are NAMI Affiliates? How can I make a donation to support them?
NAMI is the National Alliance on Mental Illness, the largest grassroots mental health organization dedicated to improving the lives of persons living with serious mental illness and their families. Throughout Michigan, there are a number of local NAMI affiliates that can provide information and connections to mental health resources right in your local area. In addition, many of these NAMI Michigan affiliates maintain their own web site, with calendars of activities and events and other helpful information. You can directly support your local NAMI Kent Co., NAMI Kalamazoo, NAMI Grand Traverse, NAMI Calhoun, or NAMI Lansing affiliates by making a NAMIWalks donation to the affiliate of your choice here.
What is NAMI Michigan?
NAMI Michigan is dedicated to the improvement of the quality of life for persons, families, and others, who are affected by mental illness, including children with serious emotional disorders, through support, education, advocacy, and research. NAMI Michigan is the foremost advocate at the state level for persons affected by mental illness, including children with serious emotional disorders, and the leading proponent on consumer and family involvement in care, treatment, and recovery. We strengthen local affiliates to provide support, education, and advocacy in their communities. NAMI Michigan links National resources with local affiliate passion and action. We influence public policy and coordinate affiliate, family and consumer involvement to influence our public policy at the state level.