March 27, 2010 - 2805 E. Ajo Way
Sam Lena Park, Tucson
CHECK-IN TIME: 7:30am ~ Opening Ceremony 8:30am
WALK START TIME: 9:00am ~ Entertainment 10:00-11:00am
- The NAMIWALKS – Changing Minds One Step at a Time, is a nationwide fundraising and mental health awareness program that is being held in more than 80 communities around the country in 2010 including right here in Tucson. It is projected that these walks will raise over 8 million dollars in 2010 for NAMI and the educational, support and advocacy programs it provides totally free of charge to thousands of families across the country. The 2009 Southern Arizona Walk raised almost $178,000 and hosted approximately 3000 participants. This year the crowd is expected to be well over 3500 participants.
- There is no walker registration fee. All participants are encouraged to collect donations from family members, friends, co-workers and business associates.
- All the funds collected by Walkers will be used to fund NAMI’s programs in Southern Arizona that include support, education, research and advocacy involving schizophrenia, bipolar disorder (manic depression), major depression, obsessive-compulsive disorder and severe anxiety disorders.
All walkers raising $100 or more with receive a NAMIWALKS event T-shirt.
- Companies, organizations and families are encouraged to organize teams of walkers made up of employees, organization members, relatives and friends to take part in the Walk.
NAMIWALKS – Changing Minds One Step at a Time is a rain or shine event.
For more information please call NAMI Southern Arizona 520-622-5582 or
NAMI Southeastern Arizona – Sierra Vista 1-800-380-2322 or