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NAMIWalks Greater Philadelphia 2020

13th Annual NAMIWalks Greater Philadelphia

Mental Health Awareness 5k Walk

Saturday, May 2nd, 2020

Montgomery County Community College, Blue Bell, PA

Walk Registration Opens: 8am  |  Walk Begins: 10am


NAMIWalks is an active display of support for people impacted by mental health conditions in hopes of changing how society view people with a mental illness. The walk brings together members of the community to combat stigma, promote awareness and celebrate hope and recovery.

Proceeds from NAMIWalks Greater Philadelphia helps to fund NAMI Montgomery County PA education and support programming that addresses mental health needs of our community members, replaces stigma with understanding and helps thousands of families and individuals each year.


No Fee To Register! All Ages Welcome! Dog Friendly Event! Register today:

Check back for updates on the family friendly walk activities that will take place before, during and after the walk!

For a Sponsorship Brochure, click here or to Sponsor Online: 

Questions: Ellen Roberts, Development Coordinator, 215-361-7784 or

The Honor Mile:

Between miles 2 & 3 along the walk route, we will display personalized yard signs with messages in support or memory of someone impacted by mental illness.

For $100 donation, you can personalize a 12” x 18” sign with 3 lines of 24 characters/spaces per line, plus upload your own digital photo or image.

Deadline to order: April 10, 2020

Purchase online by filling out form below or mail check, payable NAMI Montgomery County PA & mail to: 100 W Main St, Suite 204, Lansdale, PA 19446

The Honor Mile

  • can provide up to 3 lines of 24 characters/spaces per line
  • Price: $100.00 Quantity:
  • $0.00


Save the Dates:

A Valentine’s Day Peyton Heart Project & NAMIWalks Rally

Join us for crafting & kindness in support of the Peyton Heart Project which raises global awareness about suicide and bullying to help end the stigma surrounding mental health. We will be making & tagging yarn & felt shaped hearts with inspirational messages to place around the community.

Also learn about how you can stomp the stigma of mental illness in your community through the NAMIWalks Greater Philadelphia 5k Mental Health Awareness Walk!

February 14, 2020 | 1:00-4:00 pm | NAMI Mont Co Office: 100 W Main St, Ste 204, Lansdale 19446
Hot Chocolate Bar | Sweet Treats |Light Snacks
A Free Event | All Welcome | Please RSVP 215-361-7784 |

click here for printable flyer


For Sponsors and Team Captains – join us for an afternoon of open bowling, food and fun! We will share team fundraising tips and have all your walk day questions answered.

A Free Event | Held in Club Box Suite Area which includes – upscale private lanes, lights & music, laser tag, Galaxy Game Room Arcade, Food Buffet!

March 18, 2020 | 3:00-5:00 pm | Our Town Alley, 2912 Swede Rd, East Norriton

 Please RSVP  for an accurate headcount: 215-361-7784 or



THE 12th Annual NAMIWalks Greater Philadelphia Mental Health Awareness 5k Walk took place on Saturday, May 4, 2019 at Montgomery County Community College. The rain didn’t dampen the enthusiasm of our walkers as a record number of people joined together to raise awareness, celebrate hope and stomp the stigma of mental illness! Use this link to view some pictures of all the walk day fun:

All proceeds will enable NAMI Montgomery County PA to continue our mission of offering support, education and advocacy programs, services and events at no cost to those in need.

There was plenty of activities for individuals, families, and four legged friends which included: Craft Area with Peyton Hearts, Face Painting, pre-Walk Stretch with Aim High Studio, Bruce the Therapy Dog, Music by SoundScape Entertainment, Centre Square Fire Company Firetrucks, Sponsor Information Tables with Giveaways, Mr. Softee Ice Cream Truck, Food Tent and Members from The Durning String Band in full Mummer Parade Costume lead walkers to the starting line!
We are so Grateful to Our Guest Speakers:
Dr. Dan Gottlieb shared his message of hope, love and inspiration with walk day participants. For over 30 years, Psychologist, Dr. Daniel Gottlieb hosted “Voices in the Family,” an award-winning mental health call-in radio show aired on WHYY, Philadelphia’s NPR affiliate.  Dr. Dan also wrote a highly regarded column for the Philadelphia Inquirer titled: “Inside Out,” and has published 5 books, including an international bestseller.

Local leaders also shared motivational remarks:
State Representative Thomas Murt Ed.D, 4th
District of Pennsylvania Representative Madeleine Dean
Montgomery Board of Commissioners Chair Valerie Arkoosh MD 
THANK YOU to our wonderful sponsors whose support helped to make this year’s walk the most successful one yet!
Click Here to View Our Sponsors

NAMIWalks Greater Philadelphia took place on May 5, 2018 at Montgomery County Community College.  The sun came out and so did nearly 1,000 participants!! The walk would not have been successful with out the support of all the walkers, sponsors, volunteers, family members and loved ones! THANK YOU!!




Danny Bader, our Walk Keynote Speaker. Thank you Danny for sharing your story of recovery, resiliency and strength! To learn more about Danny Bader or to read his story visit
Aim High Studios for leading our walkers in a pre-walk stretch! Tiffany got everyone motivated and warmed up! To see classes offered or for more information on Aim High, visit



NAMIWalks Greater Philadelphia 2017

We at NAMI of PA Montgomery County are so thankful for our loyal walkers, sponsors, vendors, and friends that made our NAMIWalks 2017 a great day!  Thanks to your dedication and generosity, the 2017 NAMIWalk raised over $106,000 and brought together almost 1,000 people to raise mental health awarness through walking together.






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