On October 8, NAMIWalks Your Way New Jersey will be held as both an in-person event at Albert Giampietro Memorial Park (3231 E. Landis Avenue in Vineland, New Jersey 08360), as well as a virtual experience. Participants can walk a 5K with others at the park, walk through their own neighborhoods, or take part virtually. NAMIWalks Your Way New Jersey participants should visit Namiwalks.org for updates as the event date nears.
NAMIWalks are designed to increase awareness about individuals with mental health challenges and raise funds for NAMI organizations. Proceeds fund mental heath support, education, advocacy, public awareness, and programming that addresses the mental health needs of community members and replaces stigma with understanding. Details and a a complete list of nationwide NAMIWalks Your Way events are available online at Namiwalks.org.