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ORGANIZATION: NAMI SANTA CLARA COUNTY

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Nami Santa Clara County is hosting NAMI Walks Silicon Valley. A 5k walk to raise awareness and money for mental health. Here is the website for details and if you want to learn more or donate.

https://www.namiwalks.org/index.cfm?fuseaction=donorDrive.event&eventID=1251

We are looking for about 80 volunteers to do a variety of tasks like registration, help with light set up and cheer walkers on. There are no restrictions to volunteer so come on down we will find a spot for you.

We do have shifts because we wanted people to be able to enjoy the walk so please sign up on this link

https://namiscc.ivolunteer.com/event_006

Here you can see all the logistical details of the event.

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About NAMI SANTA CLARA COUNTY

Location:

1150 S BASCOM AVE STE 24, SAN JOSE, CA 95128, US

Mission Statement

The mission and values of NAMI Santa Clara County are to help people with a lived experience of mental illness and families by providing support, education and advocacy; to promote research; to reduce stigma and discrimination in the community; and to improve services by working with mental health professionals and families.

Description

NAMI Santa Clara County is one of the largest Bay Area NAMI affiliates.

Founded in 1975 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization EIN: 94-2430956

We offer practical experience, support, education, comfort and understanding to anyone concerned about mental illnesses and their treatment in Santa Clara County. In addition, we work with public organizations, private businesses and the media to increase organizational and personal knowledge of effective ways of treating the illnesses while advocating for increased research and improved services for individuals with mental illness.

NAMI is a nonprofit, grassroots, self-help, support and advocacy organization of consumers, families, and friends of people with severe mental illnesses, such as schizophrenia, schizoaffective disorder, bipolar disorder, major depressive disorder, obsessive-compulsive disorder, panic and other severe and persistent mental illnesses that affect the brain.

Founded in 1975 as the National Alliance for the Mentally Ill, NAMI today works to achieve equitable services and treatment for more than 15 million Americans living with severe mental illnesses and their families. Hundreds of thousands of volunteers participate in more than one thousand local affiliates and fifty state organizations to provide education and support,

combat stigma, support increased funding for research, and advocate for adequate health insurance, housing, rehabilitation, and jobs for people with mental illnesses and their families.

CAUSE AREAS

Advocacy & Human Rights
Community
Crisis Support
Advocacy & Human Rights, Community, Crisis Support

WHEN

Sat Oct 01, 2022
08:30 AM - 03:00 PM

WHERE

1650 Senter RoadSan Jose, CA 95112

(37.31953,-121.85826)
 

SKILLS

  • Administrative Support
  • Customer Service
  • Transactions

GOOD FOR

  • Kids
  • Teens
  • People 55+
  • Group

REQUIREMENTS

  • Must be at least 18
  • https://namiscc.ivolunteer.com/event_006
  • https://namiscc.ivolunteer.com/event_006

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