7th Annual NAMIWalks Rochester 2019

Thank you so much to everyone who supported and attended our 7th annual namiwalks rochester. stay tuned for pictures !


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NAMI Rochester's Annual Dinner & Silent Auction 2019

April 24th, 2018

The 37th Annual Dinner/ Silent Auction was held at the Marriott Airport Hotel.  The attendance was over 100+, The Silent Auction was a highlight, as always, with all of the 60+ items finding owners.

Special Recognition: Kim VanCamp.—Former Board President

Crisis Intervention Team Officer of the Year: Daryl Hogg

Karen Cavalieri Peer Advocate: Mistie Munton

Volunteer of the Year: Jennifer Michels

Stephen Dvorin Lifetime Achievement: Pat Sine

Thank you to the Dinner/ Auction Committee:  Marcy Klein, Stacey D’Armiento, Camilla Mossgraber, Judy Messenger, Betsy Powell, Pat Sine

 Stay Tuned for photos of this year’s Annual Dinner & Silent Auction!


NAMI Rochester's Annual Walk 2018

May 5, 2018

Over 700 people enjoyed a beautiful Saturday morning at Village Gate Square to celebrate the 6th annual NAMIWalks Rochester!  Featuring an energetic drum circle led by music therapists from Rochester Psychiatric Center, a kids area, Narcan training among other festivities there was something for everyone – including four-legged friends.  A record-breaking 80+ teams participated in this year’s event and have raised over $103,000 with more still coming in.  Event chairs Heather & Jim Newton kicked off the walk with remarks about how their family experience brought them to NAMI, and how important the walk is to the sustainability of the agency.  We are extremely grateful for everyone involved in making this year’s event a huge success!

Jessica Henderson Memorial Event

Jessica Henderson lost her battle with bipolar disorder at the age of twenty-one. In her honor, Jessica’s parents established a lecture series with help from NAMI Rochester. Each year the program strives to offer hope to all people affected by mental illness, increase community awareness, and erase stigma.

Thank you to everyone who supported and attended the 2018 Jessica Henderson Memorial Event!  Stay tuned for the 2019 event information!