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Join Us: Monarch Trailblazers again support NAMIWalks

NAMIWalks group 2013On Saturday, May 7, 2016, dedicated Monarch staff members and people supported, along with family members and friends, will join together to walk a two-mile course as part of this year’s NAMIWalks NC event in Raleigh, N.C.

Monarch’s team, the Monarch Trailblazers, has set a goal to raise $7,500 to support the National Alliance on Mental Illness in its mission to foster awareness, education and advocacy for mental health issues.

“Monarch values the important work of NAMI North Carolina in educating, advocating and supporting people with mental illness and their families and friends,” said Monarch CEO Dr. Peggy Terhune. “I’m excited for Monarch staff and people we support to lend our support.”

Here’s how you can get involved (and win prizes):

  1.  Click here to walk with us.
  2.  To make a secure donation online click here.
  3. Coordinate a walker group: Recruit individuals Monarch supports, co-workers, family members and friends to walk with the Trailblazers. For more information or to register a group, contact Laurie Weaver at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or (704) 986-1536.

Everyone who registers or donates will be entered to win prizes, ranging from gift cards to Monarch merchandise. Those who register to walk with the Monarch Trailblazers will receive a specially designed team t-shirt.

NAMIWalks celebrates its 14th anniversary this year, standing out as the National Alliance on Mental Illness’s largest and most successful awareness and fundraising event. Walkers and contributors show their public support for people will mental health challenges and help create visibility, fight discrimination and celebrate recovery.

About the Event:

NAMIWalks North Carolina
Saturday, May 7, 2016
Dorothea Dix Campus
1985 Umstead Drive, Raleigh, NC 27603
Check-in time: 9 a.m.
Walk begins: 10:30 a.m.

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