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Dear Members and Friends of NAMI SMC:

It’s that time of year again………our 2nd Annual NAMIWalks Silicon Valley is almost upon us!!  September 23, 2017.

Did you know that the funds raised at NAMIWalk are what pay for our no-cost, local education and support programs?  NAMIWalk is our largest fundraising event of the year and our affiliate’s fundraising goal is $100,000.00. These funds will ensure our programs and outreach continues and expands throughout the year.

While funds raised through the NAMIWalk are critically important, the NAMIWalk also expands our visibility and presence in the community and helps grow and strengthen our community partnerships.

If you have ever taken a Family to  Family or Peer to Peer; heard an In Our Own Voice presentation or encountered a police officer trained in Crisis Intervention when you or your loved one was in crisis…. then please support our walk!   Involve your friends and family!  And Walk with Us on September 23, 2017!

 

Guadalupe River Park, San Jose
“Changing Minds One Step at a Time”

NAMIWalks Silicon Valley 2017

Saturday September 23, 2017

5k

Check In:  8:30am

Start time:  10:30am

By donating to one of our walk teams, volunteering, becoming a sponsor or simply by joining us in walking; you have supported research and local services to benefit our loved ones affected with this unpredictable disease and their families.

   

We believe that we can all be stigma free, that mental health matters, and that all individuals deserve to be treated with dignity, respect and compassion!

   

If you have taken Family to Family or Peer to Peer; heard an In Our Own Voice presentation or encountered a police officer trained in Crisis Intervention when you or your loved one was in crisis…

We invite you to join our
Never Walk Alone Team 

in support of our and your community, San Mateo County.

How to get involved: 

Can’t join us on Walk Day? There are still many ways to participate:

On behalf of the NAMI SMC Board, thank you in advance.  When you lace up your sneakers and walk with NAMI, you are ensuring that we are there to help when someone needs us most. 

Mental illness can be isolating but it doesn’t have to be. See you on Walk Day!

Saturday, September 23, 2017
Guadalupe River Park, San Jose
Check in: 8:30am; Start time: 10:30

Regards,

NAMI SMC Board:

Jerry Thompson, Sharon Roth, Carol Gosho, Alan Cochran, Mark Hanson, Bill Kerns, Bobby Lane, Armando Sandoval and Ginny Traub

NAMI SMC

P.S. If you have any concerns, or would like more information about NAMIWalks, please call or email Helene at hzimmer@namisanmateo.org

Thank you for any assistance you can offer!

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