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NAMI Minnesota
1919 University Ave. W., Suite 400
Saint Paul, MN 55104

phone: 651-645-2948
toll free: 1-888-NAMI-Helps
fax: 651-645-7379


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2018 NAMIWalks Minnesota

NAMIWalks Minnesota, the state's largest mental illness awareness event will be held on Sept. 22, 2018 at Minnehaha Park in Minneapolis. Register, here.

NAMIWalks Information Meeting, May 22

Have you heard the expression “vote with your feet?” Every fall, people from all over our state come together at NAMIWalks to speak with their feet! Last year over 4,000 people who believe in mental health parity and changing public attitudes came together to be seen and heard, and to support one another.

NAMIWalks, set for Sept. 22, is a joyous and inspirational event. If you would like to “step-up” in support of NAMI Minnesota and learn how to participate in NAMIWalks, join us for our Walk Information Meeting on May 22 at 6:00 p.m. at NAMI Minnesota, 1919 University Ave. W., Suite 400, St. Paul. Snacks & beverages provided. RSVP here or to Amy Britt at or 651-645-2948 x112.

2018 NAMIWalks Sponsor Opportunities

By being a part of the energy and momentum of NAMIWalks, sponsors leave a lasting impression and help to raise awareness and change attitudes about mental illnesses. Levels range from $250- $20,000. To receive detailed sponsorship information, contact Amy Britt at or 651-645-2948 x112.

2018 NAMIWalks Sponsors

National NAMIWalks Elite Sponsor

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Minnesota

Science Museum of Minnesota

Start/Finish Line
Rick Lancaster & Abby McKenzie
Vail Place

2017 NAMIWalks Brings Awareness and Hope

NAMIWalks rocked Minnehaha Park in Minneapolis on Sept. 23 as more than 4,000 people joined in the state’s largest mental illness awareness event. Together we raised over $463,000 for NAMI Minnesota’s programs of education, support and advocacy! Thanks to everyone for their fabulous support and celebration of hope at NAMIWalks on a very sultry fall day. See Photos:  Photos-Witchell, Photos-Marcus, Photos-CK, VariousPics, and some Team Photos.

2016 NAMIWalks Minnesota

Thanks to everyone for making the 10th annual NAMIWalks Minnesota a huge success! Over $438,000 was raised for NAMI Minnesota’s work improving the lives of people living with mental illnesses and their families. See photos.

2015 NAMIWalks Minnesota is Huge Success

An enormous crowd of over 4,500 people joined in the ninth annual NAMIWalks Minnesota, held Sept. 26 at Minnehaha Park in Minneapolis and at the Community & Technical College field house in Rochester. There were more than 200 Walk teams and over $421,000 was raised! The event featured live music, picnics, team photos, resource tables, a kids tent, face-painters, a tree of hope, dance performances, a t-shirt contest and more. See photos. Team photos.  Holden photos. Witchell photos.

2014 NAMIWalks Minnesota Raises $397,108!

There were over 200 walk teams and 4,000 plus walkers at this year's amazing celebration. The final total raised for NAMI's programs for children and adults with mental illnesses and their families was $397,108! Thanks to all who walked, donated and volunteered, and to all of our wonderful sponsors! See Walk photos. See More Walk photos. See Team Photos. More photos, here. Follow NAMIWalks Minnesota's Facebook Page. NAMIWalks SE Minnesota was also held on Sept. 27 in Rochester and raised $38,306.

2013 NAMIWalks Minnesota

Despite a persistent rain, nearly 3,000 walkers joined in the 7th annual NAMIWalks Minnesota held at Minnehaha Park in Minneapolis on Saturday, Sept. 28. The 5K walk to increase public awareness of mental illnesses and support NAMI's programs of education, support and advocacy raised more than $341,000! NAMIWalks was also held at the Community & Technical College in Rochester on the same day. Thanks to everyone for donating,  joining in and celebrating hope together at NAMIWalks. See Photos. See Slideshow. See More Photos. See Slideshow 2. Also see Team Photos!

2012 NAMIWalks Minnesota

NAMIWalks Minnesota 2012 was a huge success thanks to our dedicated captains, walkers and donors, and because of our generous sponsors. Over $300,000 was raised! Changing Minds, Sept. 22, video. Patrick Kennedy video on NAMIWalks and Overcoming Stigma.

2011 NAMIWalks - Celebrates Spectacular Fifth Year

The 2011 NAMIWalks Minnesota was spectacular! More than 3,200 participated and raised over $319,000! St. Cloud Area NAMI also held NAMIWalks on Sept. 24, drawing 300 people and raising nearly $15,000.

Short NAMIWalks 2011 Video, made by a volunteer. Find Photos or see Slideshow. 

2010 NAMIWalks Minnesota

The 2010 NAMIWalks was AMAZING!  Thanks to the 150 teams, over 100 volunteers and more than 2,500 walkers, $287,000 was raised! To view team photos and hundreds of other walk photos, click here.

2009 NAMIWalks Minnesota

NAMIWalks Minnesota was held Sept. 26, 2009 at Minnehaha Park in Minneapolis. More than 2,000 people joined in the Walk and raised over $283,000!   See Walk photos.

2008 NAMIWalks Minnesota

NAMIWalks Minnesota drew over 1,500 walkers and raised over $232,000! To see team photos and other walk photos, click here.

2007 NAMIWalks Minnesota

The first NAMIWalks Minnesota was a historic day, drawing over 1,300 walkers and raising over $200,000 for NAMI's programs!