Step Forward for Our Heroes

Congratulations to our first incentive winner of 2016, Christine Flowers of NAMI Gloucester County for winning the Let’s get the ball rolling
Christine won the Challenge by signing up as a Team Captain and registering three Walkers on her team by February 20th. Make sure to enter our Aquarium challenge by March 15 – details below.

Here’s why Christine is walking:
“I am walking for my family and friends, including those I have met through my support group, who suffer from mental illness. My affiliate, NAMI Gloucester County is walking to raise funds for our county group, which offers some of the best programs in the state! We are so lucky to have such support through NAMI, NAMI NJ and our Intensive Family Support Services?”
Please support Christine, the NAMI Gloucester County team, and the many walkers who each have their own story to tell. You can start a team, join a team as a walker, donate or become a sponsor to support the Walk at
Announcing the Spring Aquarium Challenge!

Walkers who register and receive a donation of $50 or more online will be entered to win two admission passes to Adventure Aquarium, located in Camden, New Jersey. This contest will run through March 15th, so make sure to receive your donation by then to be considered for the prize!
You can start a team, Join a Team, and donate to NAMIWalks NJ at
Calling all Sponsors!

Sponsors are the backbone of NAMIWalks NJ. We will profile Sponsor led teams in our eblasts and press releases. Each level of sponsorship, from $250 to $5000, comes with its own benefits. Our sponsorship deadline is quickly approaching. If you would like to sponsor NAMIWalks NJ, or know someone who would like to sponsor this year’s walk, please email Aruna Rao at Brochures can be downloaded here.
NAMI New Jersey thanks the following for sponsoring the 2016 Step Forward for Our Heroes Walk:
Team Captain Kick-Off Event on April 2nd

Save the Date!  Our Kick-Off Event this year will be held Saturday April 2nd, 2016 in Seaside Park. At our Kick-Off, we will celebrate our success, congratulate our team captains and showcase ideas and tips on team building and fundraising. 
Volunteers Needed!

Are you a college or high school student looking to volunteer for NAMI NJ?  Let us know! You can sign up to volunteer here or reach out to: Samantha Cullooo at