NAMI Walks Chicago 2013: Changing Minds…One Step at a Time

 Lawndale News Chicago's Bilingual Newspaper - Local NewsThe National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) of Greater Chicago is taking steps for mental health by hosting the 8th annual 5k Chicago NAMIWalk on Saturday, September 21, 2013 along the lakefront in Grant Park (start/finish at corner of Columbus/Balbo). Check-In is at 3 PM and Step-Off is at 4 PM, rain or shine.

NAMIWalks Chicago provides an opportunity for the community to come together to raise awareness and support all who are affected by serious mental illness. Mental health disorders are more common than cancer and heart disease combined.

Individuals and organizations interested in sponsoring the event, forming a team, or walking independently can register online at or by contacting the NAMI of Greater Chicago office at (312) 563-0445. Registration is FREE, and fundraising is not required. Live music, face painting, raffles and giveaways will offer fun for the entire family.

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