10th Annual NAMIWalks: Sunday, Oct. 2

NAMI Southwestern Pennsylvania is very excited to celebrate the 10th Anniversary of our NAMI Walk this year! The walk will take place on Sunday, October 2 at the Waterfront of Homestead. There is no registration fee to participate in the 5k walk, however donations are encouraged.  NAMIWalks gather thousands of people across the country in [...]

By | 2016-09-09T15:10:24+00:00 September 9th, 2016|Events and Happenings|Comments Off on 10th Annual NAMIWalks: Sunday, Oct. 2

$1000 Star Fundraiser Club

Congratulations to the star fundraisers of 2015! These go-getting supporters each raised over $1,000 for the 9th Annual NAMIWalks, which took place on Oct. 4 at the Waterfront. Some raised the funds singlehandedly while others recruited a team and led the way to $1,000 in team donations. All donations directly support the mission of NAMI Southwestern Pennsylvania. Thank [...]

By | 2015-12-29T15:56:48+00:00 December 29th, 2015|NAMI Blog|Comments Off on $1000 Star Fundraiser Club

Wrapping up the NAMIWalks Season

By Christine Michaels, Executive Director: As we bring our 2015 NAMIWalks season to a close, I want to thank each and every one of you who participated in or supported the Walk in some way. Our biggest public awareness and fundraising event of the year, the NAMI Walk takes thousands of dedicated people and generous donors to make it a success. [...]

By | 2015-10-30T19:07:16+00:00 October 30th, 2015|NAMI Blog|Comments Off on Wrapping up the NAMIWalks Season

Final Contest for NAMIWalks 2015

Starting today, Sept. 29, every $100 you raise online for the NAMIWalks earns you one chance to win one of the following prizes: An Apple iPad Air Hockey Tickets - Two tickets to the Oct. 15 Penguins vs. Senators game at Consol Energy Center (Center Ice, Section 102, Aisle Seats - Two Rows Behind the Pen's Bench) Theater [...]

By | 2015-09-29T18:56:56+00:00 September 29th, 2015|NAMI Blog|Comments Off on Final Contest for NAMIWalks 2015

A Special Request from our Director

By Chris Michaels: I am writing to ask for your support of our largest fundraiser of the year, the 9th Annual NAMI Walk, on Sunday, Oct. 4 at the Waterfront. Each year the NAMI Walk raises a tremendous amount of public awareness and helps to fund our programs throughout the entire year. I am asking for your [...]

By | 2015-09-25T15:06:53+00:00 September 25th, 2015|NAMI Blog|Comments Off on A Special Request from our Director

We’ve Come A Long Way

By Deb Wasilchak: I have been part of the NAMI Walk as a volunteer and fundraiser since it began nine years ago. Now I am proud to serve as Chairperson of the NAMI Walk as well. I have seen the event grow from that very first Walk on a sunny fall day in 2007 (pictured above). Over the years, [...]

By | 2015-09-23T14:55:49+00:00 September 23rd, 2015|NAMI Blog|Comments Off on We’ve Come A Long Way

Fundraising on Facebook

By Darcey Garda: Fundraising for NAMIWalks is not just about raising money. It tells us how many people are talking about mental illness - sharing their stories, encouraging others to speak openly, and spreading NAMI's message of hope and recovery. If you are eager to raise funds and be an active part of NAMIWalks' success, I [...]

By | 2015-09-22T14:16:19+00:00 September 22nd, 2015|NAMI Blog|Comments Off on Fundraising on Facebook

9th Annual NAMI Walk

Mark your calendar and join us at the Waterfront to celebrate recovery of mental illness.  On Sunday, Oct. 4, thousands of mental health advocates and friends will come together for our biggest event of the year, the 9th Annual NAMIWalks.  Everyone is welcome! Register Now. Date: Sunday, Oct. 4, 2015 Location: The Waterfront, Homestead* Registration: [...]

By | 2015-09-16T18:08:54+00:00 September 16th, 2015|Events and Happenings|Comments Off on 9th Annual NAMI Walk