NAMIWalks Your Way Virginia

Join us on October 9, 2021

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UPDATE: 

We have one more in-person event coming up this weekend at one of our affiliates!

NAMI Hampton/Newport News will be having their walk event at the Hampton-Newport News Community Serviced Board on Saturday, October 30th.

 

You can view our virtual walk day ceremony at the links below!

Thank you for walking with NAMI Virginia. Our fundraising portal will remain open through the first week of December.

Links:

YouTube Video Link

Facebook Video Link

Walk Day:

Our walk took place on October 9th, 2021. 

 NAMIWalkers all across the nation joined us for aUnited Day of Hope! 

This is also in honor of world mental health day, October 10th, 2021.

Location:

All Across Virginia - Virtually!

Follow NAMIWalks Virginia on Facebook and Instagram for walk updates all year around!

Other virtual offerings were be available on our social media throughout walk day, and various local affiliates offered in-person regional hubs.

Contact Us:

 

NAMI Virginia
PO Box 8260
Richmond, VA 23226

[email protected]

[email protected]

 
 

Thanks for Joining our United Day of Hope!

Supporting our yearly NAMIWalks event helps us meet our fundraising goals, so that we may continue to provide our free support groups, educational programs, workshops and advocacy initiatives for individuals with mental illness and their families, all across Virginia!

Our collective mental health needs are at their greatest now.  One in three U.S. adults reported experiencing depression or anxiety since the pandemic began. NAMI Virginia's programs and advocacy are needed more than ever.

What is NAMIWalks Your Way? 

On October 9, 2021, NAMIWalks Virginia was held as a virtually virtual experience, united with NAMIWalks across the country. 

What will this look like this year?

NAMI Virginia, along with our fourteen incredible Affiliates, provide a wide range of free, peer-led support groups, workshops, educational programs and advocacy initiatives across the state, both virtually and in-person. These services are part of an important grass-roots community-based safety net that can help prevent or mitigate crisis. When you walk to support NAMIWalks, you support the important free programs we provide throughout the state to those who need it most.

Our Walk Day Ceremony was live-broadcasted to Facebook & YouTube. Various affiliates around the state offered in-person regional hubs where walkers can be in community with others, get some NAMIWalks spirit, pick up their t-shirts, and at some locations, join a walk day route. Check local NAMI Affiliate social media pages and websites for more information about any events that have not yet occurred.

Our hashtags for this year's event included: #whyIwalk, #walkyourway and #130Challenge.

For more information on the 130 challenge, check out our resources tab.

JOIN US IN RAISING AWARENESS AND SUPPORTING MENTAL HEALTH FOR ALL!  

You can STILL share photos and videos on your favorite social media with the link to your walk fundraising page and the hashtags #NotAlone #130Challenge #WhyIWalk and #WalkYourWay. Together we can make a difference for people affected by mental illness.

Remember: United, we insist on Mental Health for All.

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