NAMI Vermont MINDwalk is Almost Here!

By Laurie Emerson  |  September 19, 2017  |  Featured News,Home

Walk day is coming up fast! Join us on Sunday, September 24th at 1:00 pm. We need everyone to reach out to all their friends, neighbors and relatives to participate in the NAMI Vermont MINDwalk as a walker, volunteer and fundraiser! Every donation no matter how large or small makes a difference. Every donation will fund NAMI Vermont PROGRAMS in your community.

MINDwalk Day Agenda

  • Noon – Registration in tent at City Hall Park & Team Pictures
  • 1:00 pm – Welcome Address: Laurie Emerson, Executive Director, NAMI Vermont and Ann Moore, President, NAMI Vermont
  • 1:20 pm – Stretching Wellness: Jana Beagely, Development Director, NAMI Vermont
  • 1:30 pm – Begin 5K Walk – The Sambatucada Band will lead the walk up Church Street with their pulsating carnaval rhythms.

Here are some interesting facts on the 2017 M.I.N.D.walk as of Monday, September 18th.

  • 245 Total Donations
  • Average donation is $109.00
  • 39 Teams registered
  • 79% of Teams are raising money
  • 52% of participants are fundraising


MINDwalk is in City Hall Park in Burlington. This is the park right behind City Hall, which is the building on the northwest corner of Church St. and Main St. CLICK HERE to get directions from where you are to MINDwalk.

To see the Walk Route Map, Click Here

MINDwalk registration is open at Noon and the Festivities begin at 1pm.

Street Parking on Sundays is FREE. CLICK HERE to get a map to all the parking downtown. City-owned garages are free on Sundays.

The weather is looking sunny!! Be sure to bring sunscreen. Snacks and MINDwalk water bottles are available for Walkers.

Day Of Event Volunteers Needed!!

Can you assist us in setting up City Hall Park for the 2017 M.I.N.D.walk? If so, please be at the park at 10:00 AM on Sunday morning, September 24th. Look for anyone wearing a NAMI VT staff or Member name tag to receive an assignment.

Below you’ll find sample social media posts that you can copy/paste to your facebook or twitter.  You can also see some sample emails that are great for invitations and fundraising!

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