The local National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) will hold its annual fundraising walk on Sept. 18.
Augustana will organize a staff team and a student team for NAMI Walks Your Way Greater Mississippi Valley.
A team does not need to donate in order to participate; however, each individual who raises $100 will get a T-shirt.
There are two upcoming events to raise awareness about NAMI walks:
NAMI at the Drive-In May 15
Join NAMI for a double-feature at the Blue Grass Drive-In Theater, 774 W Mayne St., Blue Grass, Iowa. "Hook" and "School of Rock will be shown, starting at 7:30.
Register your vehicle and purchase your tickets by number of occupants: adults $10, youth $5, under 3 years free. The theater is about 30 minutes from campus.
Mental Health for All Rally May 1
Fresh air, positive vibes, good music, art and yoga outdoors at the Figge Art Museum in Davenport. Free.
10 am: Music with Bret Dale of RME
10:20-10:40: Yoga with Sarah Connors of Tapas Yoga
10:45-11:30: Music with QCSO quartet
11:30-11:50: Yoga with Sarah Connors of Tapas Yoga
Expressionism painting all morning to create a canvas for NAMIWalks.
NAMI provides advocacy, education, support and public awareness so that all individuals and families affected by mental illness can build better lives.