NAMIWalks NYC

NAMIWalks NYC is OPEN!
Click here to register for the time-chipped and certified 5K run, or to walk at namiwalksnyc.org!

 

(If you’re looking for the application to run with NAMI-NYC in the 2019 TCS New York City Marathon, click here.)

 

NAMIWalks NYC 2018 Group        NAMIWalks NYC 2018 5K Runner  NAMIWalks NYC 2018 Individual

 

This year’s 13th annual walk and time-chipped and certified 5K run are taking place on Saturday, May 11, 2019 and kick off at South Street Seaport.

Every year over 5,000 people come together to promote awareness, celebrate recovery, and fight discrimination, to help thousands of New Yorkers affected by mental illness each year – both families and friends, and individuals. The funds raised allow NAMI-NYC to provide education, support, and outreach programs throughout New York City.

Alex Boniello Patti Murin NAMIWalksNYC CoHosts

We are so pleased to announce that Alex Boniello, star of Dear Evan Hansen, and Patti Murin, star of Frozen on Broadway, will serve as co-hosts of NAMIWalks NYC 2019!⁣⁣
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“We are honored to have Broadway’s leading stars shine a bright light on our advocacy efforts during Mental Health Month. Patti’s deeply personal essay about her own anxiety struggles was not only brave, but she normalizes her lived experience, and connects her incredible voice to so many struggling to cope and seek out the support they need. And the transformative power of Dear Evan Hansen has propelled the mental health conversation into the national spotlight and lessened the negative stigma associated with the words “mental illness” through its emotional story and healing music and lyrics.” ⁣⁣

Need help fundraising? It’s all about getting personal!

1. When you ask for a donation, tell why mental health matters, and why NAMI-NYC is important to you. Here’s a sample email you can use!
2. Send a text to everyone in your contact list.
3. Post about your NAMIWalks NYC Page on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter and ask your network to support you with a donation. Always include the link to your fundraising page with each post.

NAMIWalks NYC 2018 Group
NAMIWalks NYC 2018 Walk Star

Become a Walk Star

Become a Walk Star this year by raising $1,000 or more. Walk Stars get star treatment—speed through check-in, special start t-shirt, a swag bag, and invites to two (2) special NAMIWalks NYC Events. Most importantly—you are part of an elite group, funding nearly half of NAMI-NYC Metro’s support services and programs!

NAMIWalks NYC is a fun, family-friendly, dog and wheelchair-friendly event, and an excellent way to make your voice be heard!

Join the movement and register NOW!

This is what your support pays for:

With your help, we will continue to provide services for New Yorkers who need us.