Working to improve the lives of children and adults with mental illnesses and their families
800 Transfer Road, #31
Saint Paul, MN 55114
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The NAMIWalks information meeting is set for May 14, from 5:30-7:00 p.m. at Tavern on France, 6740 France Ave. S., in Edina. Whether you are new to NAMIWalks, or a walk veteran, your first steps begin here! Learn how to plan your Walk team, how to volunteer with NAMIWalks, and how NAMI Minnesota is making a difference! Please RSVP to Raquel Grad at firstname.lastname@example.org or sign up at https://takethefirststep.eventbrite.com.
Looking ahead, the NAMIWalks Kickoff Breakfast will be held Aug. 6, from 7:30 to 9:00 a.m. at Pinstripes in Edina. Join us to help build momentum for NAMIWalks and give our team captains and participants the tools they need to lead a fun and successful Walk fundraising and awareness campaign.
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. For more information, contact Raquel Grad at email@example.com or 651-645-2948 x115. NAMIWalks SE Minnesota was also held on Sept. 27 in Rochester and raised $38,306.
NAMIWalks Minnesota has over 60 business and individual sponsors!
Thank you to Sponsors of NAMIWalks 2014!
Premier Plus: Allina Health-Mental Health
Gold: Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota, HealthPartners, Hennepin Co. Medical Center, Medica, Park Nicollet Melrose Center, PreferredOne, Regions Hospital,Takeda Pharmaceuticals U.S.A., Inc. & Lundbeck, United Healthcare Military & Veterans
Silver: Optum, PrairieCare, Debra Hohag Anderson
Start/Finish: Behavioral Healthcare Providers, BHSI, Allan & Lou Burdick, Genoa Healthcare, LifeSpan of Minnesota, Inc., Natalis Counseling & Psychology Solutions, Al & Pat Rousseau, Metro Transit,
Bronze: Canvas Health, Scott Craven, Nystrom & Associates, One Love - Bob Marley Tribute Band, Washburn Center for Children, Dynamex, Janssen Pharmaceuticals, Inc., Minnesota Recovery Connection, Mental Health Resources, Northern Pines Mental Health Center, North Memorial Health Care
Supporter: Carlson Capital Management, John & Janet Carey, Choices Psychotherapy Ltd., Vickey Coullard, Dungarvin of Minnesota, Fraser, Guild Incorporated, Cort Holten, Lindberg Law, P.C., Meridian Behavioral Health, MHS: DBT & Mental Health Services, Minnesota Autism Center, Northwestern Mental Health Center Inc., Supportive Living Solutions, Stratis Health, Nancy Silesky, Southwest Airlines, Vail Place
Kilometer: CenterLife Counseling Centerville & White Bear Lake, CentraCare St. Cloud Hospital, Flaming Flamingos, Greater Minnesota Family Services, Headway Emotional Health Services, Lakeland Mental Health Center, Pregnancy and Postpartum Support Minnesota, Print Central, Marco, Inc., Northeast Youth & Family Services, People Incorporated, RESOURCE, Inc., Touchstone Mental Health
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!
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!
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.
View photos from 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.
Walk Brings Awareness,
Savage Pacer, 9-25-10
Resident Leads NAMIWalks, Longfellow Messenger, 9-1-10
Drama Mamas Fight Stigma, Burnsville Sun, 8-26-10
Washington County Walks, Stillwater Gazette, 8-26-10
NAMIWalks on Sept. 25, KARE 11, 8-16-10
Cities 97 Promotes NAMIWalks
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.
NAMIWalks Minnesota drew over 1,500 walkers and raised over $232,000! To see team photos and other walk photos, click here.
The first NAMIWalks Minnesota was a historic day, drawing over 1,300 walkers and raising over $200,000 for NAMI's programs!