Main Line NAMI on the Move - Stepping Out for Mental Health Awareness 2018

Main Line NAMI on the Move -
Stepping Out for Mental Health Awareness 2018


Date: Saturday, October 13, 2018
Time: Registration begins at 8:30; Program begins at 9:30; Walk begins at 10:00; Mental Health Resources Fair from 8:30-11:30
Place: St. Mary's Episcopal Church, 36 Ardmore Avenue in Ardmore

Are you, a loved one or perhaps someone in your network of friends and acquaintances struggling with a mental health issue?  One in five adults experience such challenges, and teens and young adults are particularly affected.   Learn about the symptoms and signs.  Hear about support and treatment options. Join a caring community of friends and neighbors to learn, have fun and step out for mental health awareness!

Our program will feature welcoming remarks from Dr. Mike Cirigliano, medical correspondent for the Fox 29 News program “Good Day Philadelphia, and a brief presentation by Jordan Burnham, survivor of a suicide attempt during his senior year in high school. Jordan is now a nationally-recognized mental health advocate who has addressed a Congressional briefing on Capitol Hill and was chosen as one of the “Best of Philly” for his work in public speaking and advocacy.  The Mental Health Resources Fair will offer a wealth of information about programs and services.

Mental Health Resources Fair Participants:

Child and Family Focus

Child Guidance Resource Centers

Lower Merion Police Department

McAndrews Law Offices

Mental Health Partnerships

Minding Your Mind

Mirmont Treatment Center/Main Line Health

NAMI PA, Main Line

PLAN of PA

POWER Program at Montgomery County Community College

Psych Choices of the Delaware Valley

The Greystone Program at Friends Hospital

The Haven at College


Parking and Public Transit

Street Parking:

  • W. Athens Ave. - 12  metered spots between the Ardmore Post Office and St. Mary's Church
  • Ardmore Ave. - 3 metered spots directly in front of St. Mary's before the driveway
  • Ardmore Ave. - Free parking on weekends between St. Mary's and the Ardmore Library
  • Schoolhouse Lane - Free 2-hour parking across Ardmore Ave. from St. Mary's along the side of an apartment building. On the other side of the apartment building, there is free parking along the driveway (next to the Masonic Lodge) and in the back rows behind the apartment building.
  • Rittenhouse Place - 2-hour metered parking 

Public Parking Lots - Free on Saturday:

  • Lot 2 Public Safety Building - 75 East Lancaster Ave., next to the Township Administration Building

Public Parking Lots - 2-hour Metered Parking:

  • Lot 4 W. Athens Lane - From Lancaster Ave., take Cricket Ave. to W. Athens Lane; lot is on the right
  • Lot 24 - Cricket Ave. - From Lancaster Ave., take Cricket Ave.; lot is on the left
  • Lot 5 - Cricket Terrace - From Lancaster Ave., take Rittenhouse Place, right on Cricket Terrace; lot is on the left
  • Lot 16 - Lancaster Ave. - Turn into the driveway next to McDonalds; lot is to the right behind the shops

Suburban Square Parking Lots - Free for shoppers:

  • Parking Lot - 18 E. Montgomery Ave.
  • Parking Garage - 61 St. James Place
  • Parking Lot - 32-34 Coulter Ave.

Click for the Ardmore Parking Map

Public Transportation to Ardmore Station:

  • SEPTA Regional Rail - Paoli-Thorndale Regional Line
  • SEPTA Bus Routes - 44, 103, 105, 106

More information is available here.


Our Top 5 Fundraisers:

Rank Name Amount
#1 Nora Hunt-Johnson and Peter Johnson $9,885.00
#2 Claudia Mcbride $3,250.00
#3 Ellen Berman $2,500.00
#4 Ellie Fitzpatrick $2,300.00
#5 Karen Dwyer $1,200.00

Our Top 5 Fundraising Teams:

Rank Team Name Amount
#1 Live Like Bishop $2,825.00
#2 Dwyer Family $2,185.00
#3 Waldron Family and Friends $1,400.00
#4 Family-to-Family Lankenau $738.00
#5 Main Line Movers $675.00
#6 Fightin' Fals $445.00
#7 Paige's Pack $285.00

Tips for Raising Money

Don't forget to ask everyone you meet to support you in your walk. Ask them for $10 or $20 - small amounts can make a difference! Ask not only your co-workers, family and friends, but your hair dresser or barber, your mail carrier, your kids' teachers, your clients, your baker, your favorite store owners and others you interact with regularly.

Attire

Be sure to wear comfortable shoes and clothing, along with sunglasses and a hat or other sun protection. You may want to bring rain gear too. This is a rain or shine event!

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