Over 100 Vinfen staff, people we serve, family, and friends donned Vinfen green t-shirts and participated in the 2018 NAMIWalks Massachusetts. The NAMI Mass (National Alliance on Mental Illness of Massachuestts) event was held on May 19 in Artesani Park in Brighton, MA. Vinfen join thousands who were from various mental health organizations from across the state. Despite fears it may rain, walkers were excited that the rain held off until the event had ended.
The walk celebrated its 15th year. The annual event promotes awareness, educates the public, and raises funds for NAMI Mass many programs, support groups, and grassroots advocacy. NAMI Mass Executive Director Cheri Andres and Deputy Director Karen Gromis welcomed walkers and thanked them for their support. Massachusetts Department of Mental Health Commissioner Joan Mikula then spoke and kicked off the 5K walk.
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