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NAMIWalks North Georgia

NAMIWalks North Georgia is a family affair and it is not too late to get started! We are so excited to see all our NAMIWalks North Georgia walkers at Brenau University on Saturday, October 20 as we all come together and raise awareness of mental health one step at a time! We will be taking our #StigmaFree message to the streets of Gainesville – you don’t want to miss it!

Every journey begins with that first step. Through NAMIWalks’ public, active display of support for people affected by mental illness, we are changing our communities and ensuring that help and hope are available for those in need.

NAMIWalks North Georgia

Date: Saturday, October 20, 2018

Time:  Check in 8:00 AM  Walk Start 9:30 AM

Site: Brenau University Amphitheater 100 Smithgall Ln, Gainesville, GA 30501

Click here to support the NAMI Hall Walk Team: Walk the Line for the Mind

Did you know that NAMI Hall sponsors the NAMI on Campus-UGA student organization?  And that they have organized their own  NAMI on Campus-UGA NAMIWalks team?

Remember: You don’t have to walk to donate and support NAMI.

Or  click here to see the flyer for more information and instructions on how to signup and create your own walk team.

Please share the flyer and make as many copies as you like.

Volunteer to work the Walk

WALK DAY DETAILS

  1. What if it rainsNAMIWalks North Georgia is RAIN or SHINE!
  2. When do I arriveWalker Check-in is open from 8:00AM until 9:30AM. The Walk will start at 9:30AM. We recommend coming early!
  3. Where do I parkThere are no designated parking areas but there will be street parking available. Click here for campus map.
  4. Where do I go once I arriveBrenau University Amphitheater – 100 Smithgall Ln, Gainesville, GA . Look for NAMI directional signs and volunteers!
  5. Can I register to participate on Walk dayYes, this can be done at Walker Check-in.
  6. Can I bring donations on Walk dayYes, all donations can be turned in at Walker Check-in – checks made payable to NAMI Georgia.
  7. Am I responsible for picking up my NAMIWalks North Georgia t-shirt? Yes, every walker that has individually raised $100 will pick up his or her own NAMIWalks North Georgia t-shirt at Walker check-in.
  8. Will other t-shirts be available? Yes, we will have NAMIWalks North Georgia t-shirts available for a suggested donation of $10.
  9. Is NAMIWalks North Georgia a family friendly eventYes – Bring the entire family!
  10. Will food be available for purchaseYes.  Phoenix Roasters will be providing coffee free of charge, while supplies last.  Amanda’s Farm to Fork will be selling cinnamon rolls for $3 (CASH ONLY).
  11. Will there be volunteer opportunities?   Yes.  Please register here if you would like to be a volunteer. 
  12. Can I collect donations after Walk dayYes.  The NAMIWalks North Georgia website will be live for 60 days after October 6! If you haven’t met your goal by Walk day, you are encouraged to continue your fundraising efforts!

 

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