Saturday, June 6th 2015 at Marina Park in Kirkland

The 11th annual NAMI WALK of Washington will take place on June 6, 2015 at Marina Park in Kirkland. The WALK is the primary fundraising event for NAMI Washington and the state’s 22 National Alliance on Mental Illness affiliates. The event also serves to promote mental health awareness and remind people that NAMI exists across Washington to help individuals with mental illness and their families. We are planning our LARGEST and most FUN Walk ever! You can learn more about NAMI WALKS and register online at Your participation in this year’s Walk will make a huge difference in our community! Register today or contact Tom Lane at or

206-783-4288 to learn more about this year’s Walk. Be sure to designate NAMI Eastside as the recipient of your donation. 

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After 10 years of dedicated service to NES, Barb Thompson is resigning as Executive Director.
Barb has helped countless individuals and worked tirelessly to better the lives of those touched by mental illness. She has been an advocate and a leader in our community.

On behalf of all the members and volunteers of NES, the board of directors would like to wish her the very best in her future endeavors and a safe journey in all her travels and scuba diving adventures.
Thank you Barb for all your work and dedication!

As Mother's Day draws nearer, celebrate the mom in your life with our "Motivated by Mom" Sweepstakes-- and get your cause supporters to do the same. Their participation gives NAMI - Eastside a chance to win up to $1,500!
Through May 14th, simply share a quote on Pinterest that highlights how mom motivates you, and you'll be entered for a chance to win one of these fabulous prizes + bonus donations for your cause:  
  • GRAND Prize: $1,500 in FreeTime Credits + a 12 Month Membership AND $1,500 donated to your cause
  • First Prize: 1-800-Flowers 'Bloom of the Month' 12 Month Bouquet Subscription AND $700 donated to your cause
  • Second Prize: Blue Nile Pearl & Diamond Hoop Earrings AND $500 donated to your cause
  • Third Prize: Citrus Lane 2 Month Gift Subscription AND $250 donated to your cause
Most importantly, to increase NAMI - Eastside's chances of winning, be sure to get ALL your supporters and employees on board!
Here are some sample posts for Facebook and Twitter that you can post over the next few days:
"This Mother's Day, show mom you care + support NAMI - Eastside when you do! Enter @goodshop's sweepstakes for a chance to win a fabulous prize for yourself + up to $1,500 for our cause! >>" 

"@goodshop's Mother's Day sweepstakes give you a chance to win a prize from 1800Flowers,, Blue Nile and more + gives us a chance to win up to $1,500! Make it special for mom and your favorite cause too-- sign up here: "

"We love this Pinterest contest to show mom you care + help raise bonus donations for our cause when you do! Check it out >>"

Rally your supporters in celebrating the moms in their lives -- and don't miss out on this chance to raise bonus donations for your cause!

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