scootiePuff is trying not to get dementia
hallo !! yay !!
soo.. i’m going to walk for an event sponsored by NAMI, the ‘national alliance on mental illness’. this event will take place on may 31, in golden gate park. since my left heel won’t let me run right now, i’ll FROLIC at this event instead !! :D
this is going to be super exciting and important for me, because i’ve developed a compassionate interest in those around me with various forms of mental illnesses and the challenges they must face.
mental illnesses might take form in these ways.
more information about what a mental illness is.
if you can donate some money to this cause, no matter how small, you can do that here.
“NAMI, the Nation’s Voice on Mental Illness, formerly the National Alliance for the Mentally Ill, is the largest education, support and advocacy organization that serves the needs of all those whose lives are touched by these illnesses. This includes persons with mental illness, their families, friends, employers, the law enforcement community and policy makers. The NAMI organization is composed of approximately 1100 local affiliates, 50 state offices and a national office.
“The goals of the NAMIWalks program are: to fight the stigma that surrounds mental illness, to build awareness of the fact that the mental health system in this country needs to be improved and to raise funds for NAMI so that they can continue their mission.
“NAMI is a 501©3 charity and any donation you make to support my participation in this event is tax deductible. NAMI has been rated by Worth magazine as among the top 100 charities “most likely to save the world” and has been given an “A+” rating by The American Institute of Philanthropy for efficient and effective use of charitable dollars. NAMI has also been given 4 out of 4 stars by The Charity Navigator for short-term spending practices and long-term sustainability.”
thank you kindly for your time, interest, and support!