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NAMIWalks 2017

Thank you for your participation, and stay tuned for updates on the next walk!
Donations and sponsorships still accepted through January 2018.
Walkers can still earn fundraising incentives through January 11, 2018.

Saturday, November 11, 2017

Mississippi State Capitol

400 High St, Jackson, MS 39201

Theme: “Giving Our Veterans a Helping Hand”

Join us at NAMIWalks Mississippi as we raise awareness & funds for our mental health programs and support services:

  • Family Education & Support
  • Peer Education
  • Support & Speaker’s Bureau
  • Anti-Discrimination & Advocacy

It’s time to build your team! Join us to have fun with your friends and family and support efforts to build better lives for the millions affected by mental illness.

Winning Steps to Building a Team:

1. Create your team. Visit to register your team. Make sure to include a welcome message, pictures and videos.

2. Lead by example. Create a personal web page and encourage your teammates to do the same.

3. Talk about it. Tell your story or have friends and family tell theirs to inspire others to join your team.

4. Promote it. Use posters, personal letters, email and social media tools to build your team and secure donations.

5. Brand your team. Create a team name, design t-shirts or other clothing accessories.

6. Encourage competition. Support friendly competition between departments or companies and our incentives.

Register FREE online at


This year’s event also includes a Wellness Festival!

Parking Instructions

Areas available for NAMIWalks parking:
• The parking lot (and surrounding area) of First Baptist Church of Jackson
• Parallel parking spots along High Street
Directions to First Baptist Church (from I-55):
  • Take W. Capitol St. to N. State St.
  • Use the left two lanes to turn onto N. State St.
  • Destination will be on the left.
Directions to High Street (from I-55):
  • Take W. Capitol St. and N. State St. to High St.
  • Turn right onto High St.

NAMIWalks teams, don’t forget about our annual T-shirt contest! 🏆 The winner will be submitted to NAMI National for a chance to win a cash prize. Email your design to Sitaniel Wimbley at no later than November 3, 2017. The winner will be announced the day of the walk.

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