WELCOME TO THE
NAMIWALKS VENTURA COUNTY INFORMATION PAGE
Why do we walk?
We walk to raise awareness of mental illness and the need for a world-class treatment and recovery system for people with brain disorders.
We walk to erase the shame and stigma associated with mental illness.
We walk to raise funds for NAMI's programs.
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Register for the Walk, Form a Walk Team, Make a Donation to Support a Walker, more. . .
DONATE TO THE WALK
Saturday May 4th, 2013
Check-In: 9:00 am
Start Time: 10:30 am
VENTURA BEACH PROMENADE
450 E. Harbor Blvd, Ventura
(between Crowne Plaza Hotel & Aloha Steakhouse)
The 5K Walk follows an easy and pleasant route that starts at the Promenade Park (Crowne Plaza Hotel) and proceeds westward with beautiful ocean vistas.
The turnaround point is at the end of the path, where it meets Main Street. The Walk then returns and ends at the starting point.
NAMIWAlks Ventura County is a Rain or Shine event!
FORMS & DOWNLOADS
Walk Information Sheet - summary for sponsors & team captains
NAMI Fact Sheet - information on NAMI nationwide
NAMI Ventura County Facts - information on NAMI Ventura County's Programs helped by the Walk
Sponsorship Brochure - 4-page color brochure
Sponsorship Form - sponsor confirmation details
In-Kind Sponsorship Request - letter for door prize items, food etc
FOR PROMOTING THE WALK
NAMIWalks Poster 8.5 x 11 - To post in public locations
FOR TEAM CAPTAINS
Team Captain Handbook - For all Team Captains
Look Who Is Walking- For all Team Captains
Team T-shirts - How will Team T-shirts help?
Sample Fundraising Email - for Walkers
Click here for PRINTABLE DIRECTIONS
From US-101 Southbound:
Take the VENTURA AVENUE exit
Turn RIGHT onto EAST THOMPSON BLVD
Turn RIGHT onto SOUTH CALIFORNIA ST
From US-101 Northbound:
Take the CALIFORNIA STREET exit
Turn LEFT onto SOUTH CALIFORNIA STREET
CARPOOLING IS STRONGLY ENCOURAGED
Parking is available in the City Parking Structure east of the Crowne Plaza Hotel at $8.00/day
See Printable Directions above for more parking information
Here's what you can do:
** HELP NAMI VENTURA COUNTY GET SPONSORS
Sign up Sponsors - see "Sponsorship Form" and other materials in the box above
** FORM A WALK TEAM
1. Form a Team to include your family, friends, church, business, department, community organization etc.
2. Register as a Team Captain - Click here to go the NAMIWALKS Registration Website
3. Create your Team web page
5. Send email to invite others to join your Team
** REGISTER TO WALK
1. Join an existing team or register as an individual walker - Click here to go the NAMIWALKS Registration Website
2. Create your own web page online
3. Contact or send email to friends, family, co-workers and others to support your Walk
** SUPPORT A WALKER
Make a donation online to show your support for a Walker - Click here to go the NAMIWALKS Registration Website
Make a general donation to NAMI Ventura County
If you can't walk, that's cool! Come anyway and show your support for those persons whose lives are affected by mental illness.
2013 Walk Information Sheet (PDF File)
NAMI Ventura County Programs (PDF File)
Directions to NAMIWalk (PDF File)
Look Who Is Walking on My Team (PDF File)
Team Building Instructions (PDF File)
Family Team Packet (PDF File)
Team T-shirts (PDF File)
Sample Fundraising Email (PDF File)
2013 Sponsor Proposal Brochure (PDF File)
Sponsorship Form (PDF File)
2013 In-kind Sponsorship Request (PDF File)
2013 Walk Poster 8.5 x 11 (PDF File)
Online Registration (PDF File)
Sample Fundraising letter letter or email (PDF File)
Walker Registration Form (PDF File)