Today's Deal: 51% OFF ENTRY FEE for Waterford Charity Bike Ride!
The National Alliance on Mental Illness of Racine County (NAMI Racine County) will be hosting its annual Bike 'n Hike on Sunday, Sept. 11, at Waterford High School in Waterford, Wis.
Start September off with a scenic bike ride or 3K walk through Western Racine County. Today's deal from the NAMI Bike 'n Hike gets you entry for one person to partake in the 10-mile, 20-Mile, 35-mile, or 60-mile bike ride or 3K walk for $17 (regularly $35) at this annual event. The event includes a free lasagna lunch, chocolate-covered bananas and more.
All proceeds benefit NAMI Racine County, an organization that provides advocacy, education, and support for those affected by mental illness. Registration for the bike ride begins at 8 a.m., Sept. 11, at Waterford High School. Walk participants must be at the starting line at 11 am this year, due to the “Big Game” starting at noon. We will have the football game on at noon for anyone who wishes to watch with us.
The 10-mile route is a flat, family-friendly course that takes you through downtown Waterford north on the bike trail to Colonel Heg Park and back.
The 35-mile and 60-mile routes include a rest stop at the East Troy Bluegrass Festival. The 20-mile route takes you on a bike trail to Burlington that includes a complementary ice cream stop.
For additional information check out www.namiracinecounty.org/bike-and-hike.html and the NAMI Bike 'n Hike Facebook page.
NAMI has been featured in "Worth" magazine as one of the Top Charities "Most Likely to Save the World." The American Institute of Philanthropy (AIP) is a nonprofit charity watchdog organization that helps donors make informed giving decisions. National Alliance on Mental Illness, AIP grade, A+. NAMI provides support groups for people experiencing mental illnesses and their families, friends and care givers. It also provides education to the community and advocacy for better treatment.
About NAMI Racine
All proceeds benefit the NAMI of Racine County. Historically, 85% of all funds go directly to programs to support individuals and families affected by mental illness.
NAMI has been featured in "Worth" magazine as one of the Top Charities "Most Likely to Save the World." The American Institute of Philanthropy (AIP) is a nonprofit charity watchdog organization that helps donors make informed giving decisions. National Alliance on Mental Illness, AIP grade, A+. Below are examples of programs that support individuals and families affected by mental illness.
(1) Support groups - for people experiencing mental illness, their families, friends, and primary care givers.
(2) Education - intensive family, community, and school courses to eliminate discrimination and stigma suffered by persons with mental illness. Examples include: Family to Family, Peer to Peer, Provider Education and NAMI Basics.
(3) Advocacy - individual and group support for better treatment, housing, employment, and health insurance.