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NAMI Minnesota
800 Transfer Road, #31
Saint Paul, MN 55114

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


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Changing Minds One Step at at Time

NAMIWalks Minnesota is set for Sept. 26 at Minnehaha Park in Minneapolis and the Community & Technical College field house in Rochester. Registration starts at 11:30, the Walk begins at 1:00. So far there are over 3,500 walkers registered, 200 Walk teams and $330,000 raised! More than 4,000 walkers are expected to join in this year's NAMIWalks. For sponsorship information, contact Raquel Grad: or 651-645-2948 x112. NAMIWalks will include live music by the Robert Everest Expedition, hundreds of walk teams, local food trucks, and family activities for all to enjoy like picnics, kids tent, tree of hope, team photos, dance performances and a t-shirt contest! Start a team, register individually or donate. Share Poster. Follow NAMIWalks Minnesota on Facebook.  NAMIWalks How To Guide. Offline registration is also possible, click here. NAMIWalks Donation Receipt. Get free MetroTransit Pass for the day of the Walk.

2015 NAMIWalks Sponsors


Allina Health-Mental Health


Great River Energy
Hennepin County Medical Center
Mental Health Services, PC
Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Minnesota
Johnson & Johnson Health Care Systems
Johnson & Johnson Pharmaceuticals
Regions Hospital
Park Nicollet Melrose Center
Medica Foundation

Mall of America
Debra Hohag Anderson

National Sponsor:
Takeda Lundbeck

Start/Finish Line:
Rick Lancaster & Abby McKenzie
Genoa, a QoL Healthcare Company
Behavioral Healthcare Providers
BHSI | Behavioral Health Services
Children's Hospitals and Clinics of Minnesota
Al & Pat Rousseau
Allan & Lou Burdick
LifeSpan of Minnesota, Inc.
Metro Transit
The Mark and Heraty Family

Nystrom & Associates, Ltd.
Canvas Health
Woodland Centers
Janssen Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
Washburn Center for Children
Supportive Living Solutions
Mental Health Resources
Headway Emotional Health Services
Jon and Sue Westerhaus
CentraCare St. Cloud Hospital
North Memorial Health Care
MN Association of Community Mental Health Programs
POR Emotional Wellness

John & Janet Carey
Midwest Center for Personal & Family Development
Catholic Charities of St. Paul and Minneapolis
Northwestern Mental Health Center
Minnesota Psychiatric Society
Natalis Counseling & Psychology Solutions
Vail Place
Guild Incorporated
Cort Holten
Edhold/Rollo Families & Tandem Printing
Healing Touch with Heidi
Maple Grove Hospital
Recover Health
Hamm Clinic

Lakeland Mental Health Center
Minnesota Autism Center
People Incorporated
Carlson Capital Management
Touchstone Mental Health
Northern Pines Mental Health Center
Flaming Flamingos
Sue Abderholden & Lee Keller
Pregnancy & Postpartum Support Minnesota
Barbara Schaefer - In Memory Of Beverly Smith

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. For more information, contact Raquel Grad at or 651-645-2948 x115.  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.

View photos from NAMIWalks Minnesota.

NAMIWalks Media Advisory    NAMIWalks Donation Receipt 2011    NAMIWalks Poster 2011 

Short NAMIWalks 2011 Video, made by a volunteer. Find Photos or see Slideshow. See Team Photos. See more photos. 

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.

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

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!