Baristas & Fashionistas Fun for a Cause

Baristas & Fashionistas – A friendly “coffee wars” sampling event. “Cup” your coffee like the experts and vote for your favorite hot, cold or specialty drink. Shop the pop-up fashion boutiques and enjoy the eclectic sounds of Donovan Gustafson as you and your friends get together for Sunday afternoon fun.

POP-UP BOUTIQUES: B. Rose, Color Street/Patricia Tatman, From the Hart Clothing Company, Made for More Fitness Apparel & Wellness, Simply Styled for You, AND MORE!

COFFEE VENDORS: coming soon. Beans & gifts available for purchase.

A fun way to support a serious cause! Your entry fee and 15% of all sales will fund NAMI Greater Mississippi Valley’s free family mental health education and support programs. Learn more about our family-friendly, dog-friendly, NAMIWalks 5K event scheduled for September 17 and meet our NAMI family volunteers.

Location: Rhythm City Casino

When: Sunday, June 26, 2022
Time: 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Price: $10 per person. Tickets

 

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Development Manager Wanted

Development Manager. NAMI GMV.2022.03

Flexible, Part-to-Full-time Development Opportunity with NAMI Greater Mississippi Valley!

Some say mental health is a civil rights issue for our time.  One in three persons now experience a mental health condition.  Join the NAMI cause to break social stigma, build community acceptance, and provide greater access to health care and supports.

Who We Are

NAMI Greater Mississippi Valley is one of the oldest affiliates of the nation’s largest grassroots organization dedicated to improving the lives of individuals living with a mental health condition and their families. A 501c3 nonprofit, NAMI helps individuals and families in an eight-county region by providing education, advocacy and support. Our programs are nationally developed and delivered by trained volunteers who have lived experience with mental illness. Education and support programs are provided at no cost to participants. Monies raised here – stay here to deliver evidence-based programming that is unduplicated in the community. The programs complement the work of health care and social service providers.

The Opportunity

NAMI GMV is currently looking for an experienced Development Manager to lead major donor development, annual giving campaigns and fundraising events. Success in these areas will allow for NAMI GMV to increase resources available for mission-based activities and to build a strong and diversified financial base for the organization.

The ideal candidate for this position will have demonstrated experience with cultivation and stewardship activities including major donors. They will be energetic and enthusiastic, with the ability to inspire, motivate and engage others.  Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, initiative, and the ability to work independently are key!

Hours are flexible, and schedules can range from 30 to 40 hours per week, as necessary. Some travel within the area is required and mileage will be reimbursed.

For complete details, visit:

How to Apply

Send resume with cover letter and salary requirements to:

Angela J. Gallagher, APR; Executive Director; execdir@namigmv.org

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Pre-Order Isabel Bloom “Becoming”

Rupi Kaur Quote on Becoming

Pre-order today. Quantities for this NAMI Special Edition are limited. $20 each. Isabel Bloom “Becoming” is hand-signed by sculptor Donna Young. Proceeds benefit our free family mental health education and support programs.
Large orders, special orders contact office @ development@namigmv.org or 563-386-7477 Ext. 266 (M-F 10-2). Shipping rates apply to final cost.
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Name the Isabel Bloom Contest

Name the Isabel Bloom sculpture specially designed for NAMI and you could be a winner. Suggest an inspirational quote to accompany it. Enter the contest now. Contest ends Thursday, January 27. Enter Here.

The selected winner will receive a complimentary sculpture.

A winner will be selected on January 31st and advance online orders will then be taken for this limited edition item.

Proceeds from the sales of this sculpture will support NAMI GMV’s mental health education, advocacy, and support programs.

Thank you for helping us with this fun partnership with designer Donna Young and the Isabel Bloom company.

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Program Manager Wanted

Full job description: Programs Manager. NAMI GMV. 2021.12

Flexible, Part-time Program Opportunity with NAMI Greater Mississippi Valley

If you believe that mental health care is health care, we’d like to speak with you! Join the NAMI cause to break social stigma, build community acceptance, and provide greater access to mental health care and supports. NAMI is looking for a social work or related professional seeking a flexible, non-clinical work environment.

 Who We Are

NAMI Greater Mississippi Valley is one of the oldest affiliates of the nation’s largest grassroots organization dedicated to improving the lives of individuals living with a mental health condition and their families. A 501c3 nonprofit, NAMI helps individuals and families in an eight-county region by providing education, advocacy and support. Our programs are nationally developed and delivered by trained volunteers who have lived experience with mental illness. Through our education and support programs, we help individuals and families more effectively work toward recovery and access available community services.

 

The Opportunity

NAMI GMV is currently looking to hire an experienced social work professional, or a professional from a human services related field. This is an ideal opportunity for a person who is seeking flexibility with their work environment and schedule, and wants to make a positive impact on mental health in their community.

The ideal candidate for this position will have experience managing people, data and community development. They will be energetic and enthusiastic with the ability to inspire, motivate and engage others. Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, initiative, and the ability to work independently are key!

Hours will average 20 hours per week.  Some travel within the area is required and mileage will be reimbursed at a pre-determined rate.

How to Apply

Send resume with cover letter and salary requirements to:

Angela J. Gallagher, APR, Executive Director @ execdir@namigmv.org

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What Do Our Class Graduates Say?

What Do Our Class Graduates Say?

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Partners enhance the NAMI Effect

We’re a small organization, powered by the experience and dedication of volunteers who have lived experience, providing empathy, information and hope.

The partnerships our organization forms is critical to our success for expanding our education and support programs in eastern Iowa and western Illinois.

Funding for our programs come from local governmental agencies such as Rock Island and Henry County Mental Health 708 Boards, and the Eastern Iowa Mental Health Region. Private foundations are also important in supporting programming and capacity building. Such foundations have included the Quad Cities Community Foundation, Regional Development Authority, The Moline Foundation, Rock Island Community Foundation, Doris & Victor Day Foundation, Rauch Family Foundation, Greater Muscatine Community Foundation, and Theisens Stores.

Programming partners also bring support to us including UnityPoint Robert Young Center, Trinity Muscatine Department of Public Health and Henry County Mental Health Alliance.

Finally, critical operations are funded by some 50 sponsors through our annual NAMIWalks, donors through the John Deere Classic Birdies for Charity drive, individual donors and fundraisers by community groups on our behalf.

Funds raised here in our community, stay here for these no-cost education and support programs.

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