NAMI Westside Annual Fundraiser! Pick Your Team or Request your own! Share. Tag. Donate.

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Thanks for your help! Check out what we accomplished:

Total Amount Raised: $42,964.00
Winning Team
TEAM Dorit Haroni

TEAM Dorit Haroni

$11,510.00 raised
2nd Place
Patty's Team in Honor of the memory of Toby

Patty's Team in Honor of the memory of Toby

$6,050.00 raised
3rd Place
Sharon Dunas's

Sharon Dunas's "Heal The Brain" Team

$5,030.00 raised
Playin' In The Band - Tim Davis

Playin' In The Band - Tim Davis

$4,665.00 raised
Team Payal

Team Payal

$3,206.00 raised
NAMI westside GENERAL DONATIONS & Sponsors

NAMI westside GENERAL DONATIONS & Sponsors

$3,000.00 raised
Team Adrian & Lauren

Team Adrian & Lauren

$2,406.00 raised
Ralph and Adaline's Excellent Adventure

Ralph and Adaline's Excellent Adventure

$2,300.00 raised
UCLA Health - Team  HOPE

UCLA Health - Team HOPE

$1,630.00 raised
TEAM CHERYL

TEAM CHERYL

$1,220.00 raised
TEAM ERIN

TEAM ERIN

$885.00 raised
Team 12th Street

Team 12th Street

$652.00 raised
TEAM BENTZEN

TEAM BENTZEN

$210.00 raised
Team Britt Turpack

Team Britt Turpack

$200.00 raised
Below, you can see the original fundraiser.
Goal $100,000
Total Amount Raised $42,964
Time Remaining 0 days
UCLA Health - Team HOPE UCLA Health - Team  HOPE $0 raised for NAMI WESTSIDE LA Donate
TEAM ERIN TEAM ERIN $0 raised for NAMI WESTSIDE LA Donate
TEAM Dorit Haroni TEAM Dorit Haroni $0 raised for NAMI WESTSIDE LA Donate
Sharon Dunas's "Heal The Brain" Team Sharon Dunas's $0 raised for NAMI WESTSIDE LA Donate
Patty's Team in Honor of the memory of Toby Patty's Team in Honor of the memory of Toby $0 raised for raised for NAMI Westside LA Donate
Team 12th Street Team 12th Street $0 raised for NAMI WESTSIDE LA Donate
TEAM BENTZEN TEAM BENTZEN $0 raised for NAMI WESTSIDE LA Donate
Playin' In The Band - Tim Davis Playin' In The Band - Tim Davis $0 raised for NAMI WESTSIDE LA Donate
Ralph and Adaline's Excellent Adventure Ralph and Adaline's Excellent Adventure $0 raised for NAMI WESTSIDE LA Donate

UCLA Health - Team HOPE

UCLA Health - Team HOPE- Resnick Staff

Join UCLA HEALTH - Team HOPE Resnick Staff and record yourself enjoying the positive coping strategy that’s helped you get through the pandemic (and could also be helping you deal with any #FONO (Fear of Normal) you might be experiencing as the world slowly opens up again). All vibes welcome!

NAMI Westside Los Angeles (NAMI WLA) is the local non-profit affiliate of the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI), the nation’s largest grassroots mental health organization dedicated to building better lives for the millions of Americans affected by mental health conditions. NAMI Westside is thrilled to kick off Mental Health Awareness Month in May with our first annual Westside Wellness Weekend, a fundraiser that will allow us to continue offering our community the many FREE resources we all need now more than ever.

The next steps are easy: SHARE your video with us, TAG five friends, and DONATE. Come join the fun(d) now!

raised $1,630.00
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This campaign is sponsored by

SHOW US YOUR POSITIVE COPING SKILLS!

Share. Tag. Donate.

Share your favorite positive coping skill with us— whether it be dancing, singing, cooking, meditation, long walks, or any activity that helps you cope!

How to join the challenge:

1. Upload a 15-30 second selfie video (or pic) of your best positive coping strategy.

2. Select the BLUE BUTTON to make your donation to the team of your preference.

3. Share your Best Positive Coping Strategy link on social media and nominate a minimum of 5 friends to join the challenge and donate. Tag @namiwla and use campaign hashtags #positivecopingstragies #letscopetogether #NAMIWLA #UCLAHealth #UCLAHope

4. Invite your friends and followers to join the NAMI WLA Wellness Weekend presented by sponsors indicated below for the month of May. Click the link to visit our Wellness Weekend page for more information.

If they donate through our Team page, NAMI WLA will get the donation and you will score points toward winning your Team's Challenge! You will boost your Team’s position on the Fund Duel LeaderBoard and be acknowledged at the NAMI WLA CELEBRATION OF SERVICE EVENT on May 29th.

Recent Donations for the UCLA Health - Team HOPE team

  • Lissette Bakic donated $25.00.
  • Jacob Merkel donated $25.00.
  • Jacob Merkel donated $25.00.
  • Anonymous donated $25.00.
  • Grace Florentin donated a private amount.
  • Grace Florentin donated $100.00.
  • Jocelyn Miel donated $50.00.
  • Sandra Young donated $50.00.
  • Suzie Scarpaci donated $35.00.
  • Era Hawk donated $50.00.
  • Sidney Lee donated $10.00.
  • Sunnie Dishman donated $40.00.
  • Marcy Cruz donated $25.00.
  • Pargol Nazarian donated $100.00.
  • William Dunne donated $100.00.
  • Era Hawk donated $10.00.
  • Era Hawk donated $25.00.
  • Anonymous donated $50.00.
  • Stacey Titter donated $50.00.
  • Josie Cyffka donated $50.00.
  • Suzanne Franklin donated $25.00.
  • Amanda Maxwell donated $25.00.
  • Melvin Chazen donated $25.00.
  • Scott Abcarian donated $25.00.
  • laurie casaus donated $200.00.
  • Suzanne Ferris donated a private amount.
  • Susan C. donated $25.00.
  • Glenn Kopelson donated $250.00.
  • Jamie Chazen donated $25.00.
  • Monica Dela Cruz donated $25.00.
  • Sunnie Dishman donated $100.00.

TEAM ERIN

ERIN RAFTERY RYAN

NAMI Westside Los Angeles (NAMI WLA) is the local non-profit affiliate of the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI), the nation’s largest grassroots mental health organization dedicated to building better lives for the millions of Americans affected by mental health conditions. NAMI Westside is thrilled to kick off Mental Health Awareness Month in May with our first annual Westside Wellness Weekend, a fundraiser that will allow us to continue offering our community the many FREE resources we all need now more than ever.

We’re also hoping to have some fun along the way! Join Team Erin and record yourself enjoying the positive coping strategy that’s helped you get through the pandemic (and could also be helping you deal with any #FONO (Fear of Normal) you might be experiencing as the world slowly opens up again). All vibes welcome!

The next steps are easy: SHARE your video with us, TAG five friends, and DONATE. Come join the fun(d) now!

raised $885.00
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This campaign is sponsored by

SHOW US YOUR POSITIVE COPING SKILLS!

Share. Tag. Donate.

Share your favorite positive coping skill with us— whether it be dancing, singing, cooking, meditation, long walks, or any activity that helps you cope!

How to join the challenge:

1. Upload a 15-30 second selfie video (or pic) of your best positive coping strategy.

2. Select the BLUE BUTTON to make your donation to the team of your preference.

3. Share your Best Positive Coping Strategy link on social media and nominate a minimum of 5 friends to join the challenge and donate. Tag @namiwla and use campaign hashtags #positivecopingstragies #letscopetogether #NAMIWLA

4. Invite your friends and followers to join the NAMI WLA Wellness Weekend presented by sponsors indicated below on May 1-2, 2021. Click the link to visit our Wellness Weekend page for more information.

Recent Donations for the TEAM ERIN team

  • Dorit Haroni donated $250.00.
  • Janis Black Warner donated $500.00.
  • Sarah Haufrect donated $100.00.
  • Tim Davis donated $25.00.
  • Gigi de Pourtales donated $10.00.

TEAM CHERYL

Team Cheryl

NAMI Westside Los Angeles (NAMI WLA) is the local non-profit affiliate of the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI), the nation’s largest grassroots mental health organization dedicated to building better lives for the millions of Americans affected by mental health conditions. 

NAMI Westside is thrilled to kick off Mental Health Awareness Month in May with our first annual Westside Wellness Weekend, a fundraiser that will allow us to continue offering our community the many FREE resources we all need now more than ever. We’re also hoping to have some fun along the way! Join this team and record yourself enjoying the positive coping strategy that’s helped you get through the pandemic (and could also be helping you deal with any #FONO (Fear of Normal) you might be experiencing as the world slowly opens up again). The next steps are easy: SHARE your video with us, TAG five friends, and DONATE. Come join the fun(d) now!

raised $1,220.00
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This campaign is sponsored by

SHOW US YOUR POSITIVE COPING SKILLS!

Share. Tag. Donate.

Share your favorite positive coping skill with us - whether it be dancing, singing, cooking, meditation, or hanging out with your main man!

How to join the challenge:

1. Upload a 15-30 second selfie video (or pic) of your best positive coping strategy.

2. Select the BLUE BUTTON to make your donation to the team of your preference.

3. Share your Best Positive Coping Strategy link on social media and nominate a minimum of 5 friends to join the challenge and donate. Tag @namiwla and use campaign hashtags #positivecopingstragies #letscopetogether #NAMIWLA

4. Invite your friends and followers to join the NAMI WLA Wellness Weekend presented by sponsors indicated below on May 1-2, 2021. Click the link to visit our Wellness Weekend page for more information.

Recent Donations for the TEAM CHERYL team

  • Anonymous donated $25.00.
  • Anonymous donated a private amount.
  • Jane Bearman Smith donated $50.00.
  • Anonymous donated $50.00.
  • Janis Black Warner donated $250.00.
  • Cherie Flannigan donated a private amount.
  • Janie Press donated $50.00.
  • Pamela Bakst donated a private amount.
  • Robert Schwartz donated $500.00.
  • Sarah Haufrect donated $100.00.
  • Anonymous donated $100.00.
  • Anonymous donated $10.00.

Team Payal

Team Payal

NAMI Westside Los Angeles (NAMI WLA) is the local non-profit affiliate of the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI), the nation’s largest grassroots mental health organization dedicated to building better lives for the millions of Americans affected by mental health conditions. NAMI Westside is thrilled to kick off Mental Health Awareness Month in May with our first annual Westside Wellness Weekend, a fundraiser that will allow us to continue offering our community the many FREE resources we all need now more than ever.

We’re also hoping to have some fun along the way! Join Team Payal and record yourself enjoying the positive coping strategy that’s helped you get through the pandemic (and could also be helping you deal with any #FONO (Fear of Normal) you might be experiencing as the world slowly opens up again). All vibes welcome!

The next steps are easy: SHARE your video with us, TAG five friends, and DONATE. Come join the fun(d) now!

raised $3,206.00
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This campaign is sponsored by

SHOW US YOUR POSITIVE COPING SKILLS!

Share. Tag. Donate.

Share your favorite positive coping skill with us— whether it be dancing, singing, cooking, meditation, long walks, or any activity that helps you cope!

How to join the challenge:

1. Upload a 15-30 second selfie video (or pic) of your best positive coping strategy.

2. Select the BLUE BUTTON to make your donation to the team of your preference.

3. Share your Best Positive Coping Strategy link on social media and nominate a minimum of 5 friends to join the challenge and donate. Tag @namiwla and use campaign hashtags #positivecopingstragies #letscopetogether #NAMIWLA

4. Invite your friends and followers to join the NAMI WLA Wellness Weekend presented by sponsors indicated below on May 1-2, 2021. Click the link to visit our Wellness Weekend page for more information.

Team Payal Challenge Leaderboard

Vote for your favorite photo or video by donating!

Recent Donations for the Team Payal team

  • Jeetika Taneja donated $100.00.
  • Bashar Hamad donated $100.00.
  • mayuri patel donated $100.00.
  • Erika Lopez donated a private amount.
  • Malini Dhar donated $150.00.
  • Abhinav Dhar donated $250.00.
  • Kim Daniel donated $250.00.
  • Shamita Dhar donated $100.00.
  • Bhavini Nambiar donated $50.00.
  • Bijal Surti donated $100.00.
  • Sonia Menon donated $100.00.
  • Raakhi Masani donated $100.00.
  • Richard Perez donated a private amount.
  • Anonymous donated $101.00.
  • Ausra Venckus donated $25.00.
  • Preeti Reddy donated $50.00.
  • Mihir Shah donated $100.00.
  • Ricky Shah donated $50.00.
  • Roopa G. donated $100.00.
  • Jeffery Breisch donated $100.00.
  • Jacob Merkel donated $25.00.
  • Bashar Hamad donated $100.00.
  • Sarah Haufrect donated $25.00.
  • John Ryder donated $50.00.
  • Robert Mason donated $100.00.
  • Morgan Sacco donated $250.00.
  • Anonymous donated $100.00.
  • Anonymous donated $20.00.
  • Anonymous donated $75.00.
  • MAUREEN THOMPSON donated $100.00.
  • Gonzalo Freire donated $50.00.
  • Anonymous donated $250.00.
  • Anonymous donated $25.00.

TEAM Dorit Haroni

Dorit's Dynamite

NAMI Westside Los Angeles (NAMI WLA) is the local non-profit affiliate of the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI), the nation’s largest grassroots mental health organization dedicated to building better lives for the millions of Americans affected by mental health conditions. NAMI Westside is thrilled to kick off Mental Health Awareness Month in May with our first annual Westside Wellness Weekend, a fundraiser that will allow us to continue offering our community the many FREE resources we all need now more than ever. We’re also hoping to have some fun along the way! Join this team and record yourself enjoying the positive coping strategy that’s helped you get through the pandemic (and could also be helping you deal with any #FONO (Fear of Normal) you might be experiencing as the world slowly opens up again). The next steps are easy: SHARE your video with us, TAG five friends, and DONATE. Come join the fun(d) now!

raised $11,510.00
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This campaign is sponsored by

SHOW US YOUR POSITIVE COPING SKILLS!

Share. Tag. Donate.

Share your favorite positive coping skill with us— whether it be dancing, singing, cooking, meditation, long walks, or any activity that helps you cope!

How to join the challenge:

1. Upload a 15-30 second selfie video (or pic) of your best positive coping strategy.

2. Select the BLUE BUTTON to make your donation to the team of your preference.

3. Share your Best Positive Coping Strategy link on social media and nominate a minimum of 5 friends to join the challenge and donate. Tag @namiwla and use campaign hashtags #positivecopingstragies #letscopetogether #NAMIWLA

4. Invite your friends and followers to join the NAMI WLA Wellness Weekend presented by (insert sponsor information) on May 1-2, 2021. Click the link to visit our Wellness Weekend page for more information.

Recent Donations for the TEAM Dorit Haroni team

  • sari summers donated $100.00.
  • Natalie and Mike Zarabi donated $250.00.
  • Caroline Soofer donated $150.00.
  • Daniel Hirth donated $500.00.
  • Elyssa Katz donated $150.00.
  • Caroline Kuperstock donated $1,000.00.
  • Rebecca and Michael Feiz donated $150.00.
  • Jeffrey Kapor donated $250.00.
  • Mitra Kahen donated $150.00.
  • Afshin Taheri donated $150.00.
  • Michelle Etebar donated $200.00.
  • Farhad Sigari donated $100.00.
  • Austin Hai donated $100.00.
  • Suzanne Gehl donated a private amount.
  • Jasmin Javaheri donated $200.00.
  • Claudia Apelfeld donated $180.00.
  • noel cohen donated $75.00.
  • Rafael Shpelfogel donated $500.00.
  • Jennifer and manny Labranche donated $150.00.
  • Joli Altshule donated $250.00.
  • Golta Eragi donated $150.00.
  • Ghazal Banafsheh donated $200.00.
  • Astrid Hertz donated $100.00.
  • Sharon Dunas donated $100.00.
  • Negar Tafazoly donated $100.00.
  • Charlotte Lazar donated $100.00.
  • Sarah Ellenbogen donated $100.00.
  • Janis Black Warner donated $250.00.
  • Erica Felsenthal donated a private amount.
  • Suzanne Berkman donated $100.00.
  • Jessica Samuel donated $1,000.00.
  • Kamyar Shabani donated $1,000.00.
  • Samantha Milner donated $100.00.
  • Julie Edelstein donated $150.00.
  • Suzanne Gehl donated a private amount.
  • Leigh Stein McNamara donated a private amount.
  • Kara Slater donated $250.00.
  • Doris Shabatian donated $100.00.
  • Sarah Haufrect donated $100.00.
  • Sally Sakhai donated $500.00.
  • Michelle Nathan donated $250.00.
  • Sharon Kashfian donated $200.00.
  • Kathy Moray donated $180.00.
  • Tim Davis donated $25.00.
  • Dorit Haroni donated $400.00.

Sharon Dunas's "Heal The Brain" Team

Sharon Dunas's "Heal Your Brain" Team

Westside Los Angeles (NAMI WLA) has been a big part of my life since 2005. I grew up with unstable parents and had a child who after high school was seriously ill with brain issues.  NAMI has educated me and helped me not to feel alone and isolated.  NAMI is a community we can count on where our family has a mental health crisis!!

Sharon Dunas, LMFT. Co President NAMI Westside LA 

Join Sharon Dunas's "Heal Your Brain" Team and donate to raise fund for NAMI Los Angeles (NAMI WLA). It is a local non-profit affiliate of the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI), the nation’s largest grassroots mental health organization dedicated to building better lives for the millions of Americans affected by mental health conditions.

NAMI Westside is thrilled to kick off Mental Health Awareness Month in May with our first annual Westside Wellness Weekend and a month of events, a fundraiser that will allow us to continue offering our community the many FREE resources we all need now more than ever.

We’re also hoping to have some fun along the way! Join Sharon Dunas's "Heal Your Brain" Team and record yourself enjoying the positive coping strategy that’s helped you get through the pandemic (and could also be helping you deal with any #FONO (Fear of Normal) you might be experiencing as the world slowly opens up again). All vibes welcome!

The next steps are easy: SHARE your video with us, TAG five friends, and DONATE. Come join the fun(d) now!

raised $5,030.00
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This campaign is sponsored by

SHOW US YOUR POSITIVE COPING SKILLS!

Share. Tag. Donate.

Share your favorite positive coping skill with us— whether it be dancing, singing, cooking, meditation, long walks, or any activity that helps you cope!

How to join the challenge:

1. Upload a 15-30 second selfie video (or pic) of your best positive coping strategy.

2. Select the BLUE BUTTON to make your donation to the team of your preference.

3. Share your Best Positive Coping Strategy link on social media and nominate a minimum of 5 friends to join the challenge and donate. Tag @namiwla and use campaign hashtags #positivecopingstragies #letscopetogether #NAMIWLA

4. Invite your friends and followers to join the NAMI WLA Wellness Weekend presented by sponsors indicated below on May 1-2, 2021 and a month of events. Click the link to visit our Wellness Weekend page for more information.

Recent Donations for the Sharon Dunas's "Heal The Brain" Team team

  • Frank Kosa donated a private amount.
  • Tanner Hackett donated $1,000.00.
  • Jodi Schwartzmann donated $250.00.
  • Barbara Bomes donated $100.00.
  • Kathy Freiburghouse donated $100.00.
  • Janis Black Warner donated $1,500.00.
  • EdwArd silberman donated $100.00.
  • Sarah Haufrect donated $100.00.
  • Colette Kilroy donated $100.00.
  • Celia McDonald donated $1,000.00.
  • Kitty Overton donated $25.00.
  • Jeanine Jagodowicz donated $150.00.
  • Tim Davis donated $30.00.
  • Tim Davis donated $25.00.
  • Sharon Dunas donated $500.00.


Team Britt Turpack

Team Britt

NAMI Westside Los Angeles (NAMI WLA) is the local non-profit affiliate of the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI), the nation’s largest grassroots mental health organization dedicated to building better lives for the millions of Americans affected by mental health conditions. NAMI Westside is thrilled to kick off Mental Health Awareness Month in May with our first annual Westside Wellness Weekend, a fundraiser that will allow us to continue offering our community the many FREE resources we all need now more than ever.

We’re also hoping to have some fun along the way! Join Team Britt and record yourself enjoying the positive coping strategy that’s helped you get through the pandemic (and could also be helping you deal with any #FONO (Fear of Normal) you might be experiencing as the world slowly opens up again). All vibes welcome!

The next steps are easy: SHARE your video with us, TAG five friends, and DONATE. Come join the fun(d) now!

raised $200.00
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This campaign is sponsored by

SHOW US YOUR POSITIVE COPING SKILLS!

Share. Tag. Donate.

Share your favorite positive coping skill with us— whether it be dancing, singing, cooking, meditation, long walks, or any activity that helps you cope!

How to join the challenge:

1. Upload a 15-30 second selfie video (or pic) of your best positive coping strategy.

2. Select the BLUE BUTTON to make your donation to the team of your preference.

3. Share your Best Positive Coping Strategy link on social media and nominate a minimum of 5 friends to join the challenge and donate. Tag @namiwla and use campaign hashtags #positivecopingstragies #letscopetogether #NAMIWLA

4. Invite your friends and followers to join the NAMI WLA Wellness Weekend presented by sponsors indicated below on May 1-2, 2021. Click the link to visit our Wellness Weekend page for more information.

Recent Donations for the Team Britt Turpack team

  • Kay Golfieri donated $75.00.
  • Alyssa Golfieri donated $100.00.
  • BRYAN ADELMAN donated $25.00.

Patty's Team in Honor of the memory of Toby

Patty's Team in Honor of the Memory of Toby

For many years. Toby and I did the Walk to support our local NAMI Affiliate.  Because of Covid restrictions and knowing that our community needs direct support, this year NAMI Westside LA is pivoting from the Walk and created a website to “Show Your Positive Coping Skills”. It is a friendly challenge to raise funds to support NAMI WLA in providing resources to raise awareness, fight the stigma around mental illness and to provide support groups and classes. The Patty’s Team to Honor the Memory of Toby photo is of him last year having won first prize for the second year for “Best Doggie Attire” at the NAMIWALK.  

NAMI Westside Los Angeles (NAMI WLA) is our local non-profit affiliate of the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI), the nation’s largest grassroots mental health organization dedicated to building better lives for the millions of Americans affected by mental health conditions. NAMI Westside is thrilled to kick off Mental Health Awareness Month in May with our first annual Westside Wellness Weekend, a fundraiser that will allow us to continue offering our community the many FREE resources we all need now more than ever.

We’re also hoping to have some fun along the way! Join my team and record yourself enjoying the positive coping strategy that’s helped you get through the pandemic (and could also be helping you deal with any #FONO (Fear of Normal) you might be experiencing as the world slowly opens up again). All vibes welcome!

The next steps are easy: SHARE your video with us, TAG five friends, and DONATE. Come join the fun(d) now!

raised $6,050.00
days left 0

This campaign is sponsored by

SHOW US YOUR POSITIVE COPING SKILLS!

Share. Tag. Donate.

Share your favorite positive coping skill with us— whether it be dancing, singing, cooking, meditation, long walks, or any activity that helps you cope!

How to join the challenge:

1. Upload a 15-30 second selfie video (or pic) of your best positive coping strategy.

2. Select the BLUE BUTTON to make your donation to the team of your preference.

3. Share your Best Positive Coping Strategy link on social media and nominate a minimum of 5 friends to join the challenge and donate. Tag @namiwla and use campaign hashtags #positivecopingstragies #letscopetogether #NAMIWLA

4. Invite your friends and followers to join the NAMI WLA Wellness Weekend presented by sponsors indicated below on May 1-2, 2021. Click the link to visit our Wellness Weekend page for more information.

Recent Donations for the Patty's Team in Honor of the memory of Toby team

  • Anonymous donated $50.00.
  • Anonymous donated $159.00.
  • Hank Frazee donated $250.00.
  • Anonymous donated $20.00.
  • Anonymous donated $50.00.
  • Sharon Barber donated $25.00.
  • Matt Walker donated $25.00.
  • CC Cooper donated $75.00.
  • CC Cooper donated $25.00.
  • Barbara Kar donated $100.00.
  • Fred Grischott donated $50.00.
  • alice salvo donated $50.00.
  • Paul Baum donated $50.00.
  • Adella York donated $20.00.
  • Eleanor Lake donated $100.00.
  • Peter S donated $220.00.
  • raymond misrahi donated $75.00.
  • Elizabeth Smith donated $25.00.
  • SUSAN HECHT donated $50.00.
  • Steven Tornicelli donated $200.00.
  • Kerry Nachenberg donated a private amount.
  • Deborah Gershenhorn donated $100.00.
  • Barbara Morse donated $25.00.
  • Sonia Hoffamn donated $50.00.
  • Eileen Green donated $50.00.
  • Marilyn Schreiber donated $50.00.
  • Lisa Gonzales donated $250.00.
  • Paulette Zemlicka donated $50.00.
  • Camille Sorice donated $50.00.
  • Lynne Cohen donated $50.00.
  • Linda Spence-Beyer donated a private amount.
  • Anonymous donated $25.00.
  • Dave Badler donated $50.00.
  • Jennifer Glazer donated $50.00.
  • Elliot Matloff donated $100.00.
  • Don Phillipson donated a private amount.
  • Susana Rubinstein donated a private amount.
  • Sevan Nazarian donated $25.00.
  • James Weil donated $100.00.
  • Suzanne Rosenthal donated $50.00.
  • Mark Friedman donated $50.00.
  • Marcy Ellenbogen donated $50.00.
  • Sharon Henderson donated $250.00.
  • Elizabeth Mullen donated $25.00.
  • Annette & Jerry Fuller donated $100.00.
  • James Mayorkas donated $50.00.
  • Connie Mackie donated $250.00.
  • Lynne Goldklang donated $100.00.
  • Bernice McCombie donated $200.00.
  • Michelle Levine donated $50.00.
  • Denise Mosd donated $100.00.
  • Lorraine Becker donated $200.00.
  • Joanne Sicher donated $150.00.
  • Gail & Allen Cohen donated $350.00.
  • Charlotte Koppe donated $50.00.
  • Paul Simon donated $150.00.
  • Janet Howard donated $25.00.
  • Janet Howard donated $100.00.
  • Patricia Mann donated $1,000.00.

Team 12th Street

Go Team 12th Street

Join my Team to raise money for NAMI Westside Los Angeles (NAMI WLA) which has helped our family and so many others in so many ways!   The Support Groups helped us with ending the stigma and finding resources and continues to unite us through kindness, understanding, and advocacy.

NAMI WLA is our local non-profit affiliate of the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI), the nation’s largest grassroots mental health organization dedicated to building better lives for the millions of Americans affected by mental health conditions. NAMI Westside is celebrating Mental Health Awareness Month in May with our first annual Westside Wellness Weekend, a fundraiser that will allow us to continue offering our community the many FREE resources we all need now more than ever.

We’re also hoping to have some fun along the way! Join Team 12th Street and record yourself enjoying the positive coping strategy that’s helped you get through the pandemic (and could also be helping you deal with any #FONO (Fear of Normal) you might be experiencing as the world slowly opens up again). All vibes welcome!

The next steps are easy: SHARE your video with us, TAG five friends, and DONATE. Come join the fun(d) now!

raised $652.00
days left 0

This campaign is sponsored by

SHOW US YOUR POSITIVE COPING SKILLS!

Share. Tag. Donate.

Share your favorite positive coping skill with us— whether it be dancing, singing, cooking, meditation, long walks, or any activity that helps you cope!

How to join the challenge:

1. Upload a 15-30 second selfie video (or pic) of your best positive coping strategy.

2. Select the BLUE BUTTON to make your donation to the team of your preference.

3. Share your Best Positive Coping Strategy link on social media and nominate a minimum of 5 friends to join the challenge and donate. Tag @namiwla and use campaign hashtags #positivecopingstragies #letscopetogether #NAMIWLA

4. Invite your friends and followers to join the NAMI WLA Wellness Weekend presented by sponsors indicated below on May 1-2, 2021. Click the link to visit our Wellness Weekend page for more information.

Team 12th Street Challenge Leaderboard

Vote for your favorite photo or video by donating!

Recent Donations for the Team 12th Street team

  • Zeborah Tidwell donated $200.00.
  • Katie and John Mankiewicz donated $100.00.
  • christiane DePourtales donated $50.00.
  • Tim Davis donated $42.00.
  • Tess Davis donated a private amount.
  • Samuel Morris donated $20.00.
  • Margot Amzallag donated a private amount.
  • carolyn friend donated $75.00.
  • Lee Mankiewicz donated $100.00.
  • Esme Hecht donated $25.00.
  • Gigi de Pourtales donated $10.00.
  • Gigi de Pourtales donated $10.00.

Team Adrian & Lauren

Team Adrian and Lauren

Balancing the emotional rollercoaster that comes with being a mental health advocate can feel overwhelming isolating at times. This is why I, along with my NAMI family, use positive coping strategies to help revitalize us in our quest to end the stigma surrounding brain illnesses and to keep us going in our pursuit to change our broken mental health care systems and provide life-changing outlets and resources for mental health awareness in our country.

My latest positive coping strategy is being a puppy mom to Georgie, 3 months, who loves to sleep and play almost as much as she loves kissing the refrigerator in hopes of it magically opening to grant access to the chicken inside of it. This little face has provided endless joy and happiness on days when I feel defeated. Now I want to know: what are some of your positive coping strategies?!

Use the following hashtags and share with us! #teamAdrianandLauren #positivecopingstrategies #letscopetogether #NAMIWLA

Lauren Reynaldo, NAMI WLA Family to Family Facilitator


NAMI Westside Los Angeles (NAMI WLA) is the local non-profit affiliate of the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI), the nation’s largest grassroots mental health organization dedicated to building better lives for the millions of Americans affected by mental health conditions. NAMI Westside is thrilled to kick off Mental Health Awareness Month in May with our first annual Westside Wellness Weekend, a fundraiser that will allow us to continue offering our community the many FREE resources we all need now more than ever.

We’re also hoping to have some fun along the way! Join Team Adrian and Lauren and record yourself enjoying the positive coping strategy that’s helped you get through the pandemic (and could also be helping you deal with any #FONO (Fear of Normal) you might be experiencing as the world slowly opens up again). All vibes welcome!

The next steps are easy: SHARE your video with us, TAG five friends, and DONATE. Come join the fun(d) now!

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SHOW US YOUR POSITIVE COPING SKILLS!

Share. Tag. Donate.

Share your favorite positive coping skill with us— whether it be dancing, singing, cooking, meditation, long walks, or any activity that helps you cope!

How to join the challenge:

1. Upload a 15-30 second selfie video (or pic) of your best positive coping strategy.

2. Select the BLUE BUTTON to make your donation to the team of your preference.

3. Share your Best Positive Coping Strategy link on social media and nominate a minimum of 5 friends to join the challenge and donate. Tag @namiwla and use campaign hashtags #positivecopingstragies #letscopetogether #NAMIWLA

4. Invite your friends and followers to join the NAMI WLA Wellness Weekend presented by sponsors indicated below on May 1-2, 2021. Click the link to visit our Wellness Weekend page for more information.

Recent Donations for the Team Adrian & Lauren team

  • Nicole Prutch donated $50.00.
  • Ryan Carroll donated $25.00.
  • Morgan Harvey donated $100.00.
  • Amy Bruinooge donated a private amount.
  • Anonymous donated a private amount.
  • Kelvin Fan donated $25.00.
  • Ekta Jariwala donated $100.00.
  • Demetrios Psi donated a private amount.
  • Sam Hayflich donated $25.00.
  • Ryan Renn donated $50.00.
  • Heather Adair donated $25.00.
  • Richmond Arquette donated $50.00.
  • Frank Kosa donated $100.00.
  • Kesila Childers donated $25.00.
  • Daniela Medeiros donated $100.00.
  • Sarah Haufrect donated $100.00.
  • Sandra Hoffman donated $25.00.
  • Ryan Marian donated $50.00.
  • Timothy Greaves donated $50.00.
  • Melody Verdugo donated $50.00.
  • Christopher Lakey donated $50.00.
  • Julian Wettlin donated $100.00.
  • Jeremy Daly donated $25.00.
  • Kat Basolo donated $50.00.
  • Jordan Silverberg donated $100.00.
  • Hannah Skolnick donated a private amount.
  • Reuben Sears donated $50.00.
  • Phoebe Wilson donated a private amount.
  • Brian Cohen donated $36.00.
  • Kristen Perez donated a private amount.
  • Stacy Kayne donated $20.00.
  • Katy McIlvaine donated $25.00.
  • Seraphina Lotkhamnga donated $25.00.
  • Tattiya Maruco donated $50.00.
  • Caroline Xanthakis donated $25.00.
  • Jon Granat donated $50.00.
  • Kraegan Graves donated $50.00.
  • Bryan Chabrow donated $25.00.
  • Omar Herrera donated $100.00.
  • Liam Palmer donated $25.00.
  • Jessica Park donated $100.00.
  • Anonymous donated a private amount.
  • Howard Horwitz donated $35.00.
  • dondrea erauw donated $25.00.
  • Danica Bates donated $50.00.
  • Henry van Roden donated $40.00.
  • Wade Oxford donated $25.00.
  • Rudy Chung donated a private amount.
  • Kerri Horwitz donated a private amount.
  • Sarah Churng donated $10.00.
  • Anonymous donated $25.00.

TEAM BENTZEN

When the going gets tough, the tough go SKIING!

If I've given you this link and asked you to chip in, you probably know my story and the struggles I've had raising a son with Schizophrenia.  You can make a donation here, BUT I would LOVE it if you add a video of your own or even just a selfie of how you Cope with all the stress that's been going on...

Scroll down or over to the BIG BLUE JOIN THE CHALLENGE BUTTON and add your video (or pic).  I've volunteered to 'captain' this team for my favorite people and this non-profit organization that at one time saved my life.  If that sounds hyperbolic, it's not.  This fundraiser is to raise funds for NAMI, specifically NAMI Westside Los Angeles. 

NAMI Westside Los Angeles (NAMI WLA) is the local non-profit affiliate of the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI), the nation’s largest grassroots mental health organization dedicated to building better lives for the millions of Americans affected by mental health conditions. NAMI Westside is kicking off Mental Health Awareness Month in May with their first annual Westside Wellness Weekend, a fundraiser that will allow us to continue offering our community the many FREE resources we all need now more than ever. We’re also hoping to have some fun along the way! Join this team and record yourself enjoying the positive coping strategy that’s helped you get through the pandemic (and could also be helping you deal with any #FONO (Fear of Normal) you might be experiencing as the world slowly opens up again). The next steps are easy: SHARE your video or a selfie with us of how YOU cope on a day to day basis,  TAG five friends, and DONATE. Come join the fun(d) now! C'mon YOU CAN DO IT!

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This campaign is sponsored by

SHOW US YOUR POSITIVE COPING SKILLS!

Share. Tag. Donate.

Share your favorite positive coping skill with us— whether it be dancing, singing, cooking, meditation, long walks, or any activity that helps you cope!

How to join the challenge:

1. Upload a 15-30 second selfie video (or pic) of your best positive coping strategy.

2. Select the BLUE BUTTON to make your donation to the team of your preference.

3. Share your Best Positive Coping Strategy link on social media and nominate a minimum of 5 friends to join the challenge and donate. Tag @namiwla and use campaign hashtags #positivecopingstragies #letscopetogether #NAMIWLA

4. Invite your friends and followers to join the NAMI WLA Wellness Weekend presented by sponsors indicated below on May 1-2, 2021. Click the link to visit our Wellness Weekend page for more information.

Recent Donations for the TEAM BENTZEN team

  • Tim Davis donated $10.00.
  • Dana & Carl Strode donated $100.00.
  • Anonymous donated $25.00.
  • Duane Bentzen donated $50.00.
  • Anonymous donated $25.00.

Team Bentzen strikes again!  I hope you all enjoy this great new virtual way of raising funds.  Typically NAMI has local Walk-A-Thons to raise money, but with the pandemic, it is all but impossible to have a physical fundraiser.  We're hoping this works as well, or possibly even better by creating a competition among our members to see who can do the best at outraising the 'competition'...

Playin' In The Band - Tim Davis

Playin' In The Band

Join Team Playin' and record yourself enjoying the positive coping strategy that’s helped you get through the pandemic (and could also be helping you deal with any #FONO (Fear of Normal) you might be experiencing as the world slowly opens up again). All vibes welcome!

The positive coping strategy that has been indispensable in helping me cope with the panic, sorrow, and uncertainty I felt during this historically challenging time? Making music with my friends!

Read my blog post about never letting the music stop here.

Tim Davis, Programs Director, NAMI WLA

The next steps are easy: SHARE your video with us, TAG five friends, and DONATE. Come join the fun(d) now!

Westside Los Angeles (NAMI WLA) is the local non-profit affiliate of the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI), the nation’s largest grassroots mental health organization dedicated to building better lives for the millions of Americans affected by mental health conditions. NAMI Westside is thrilled to kick off Mental Health Awareness Month in May with our first annual Westside Wellness Weekend, a fundraiser that will allow us to continue offering our community the many FREE resources we all need now more than ever.

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SHOW US YOUR POSITIVE COPING SKILLS!

Share. Tag. Donate.

Share your favorite positive coping skill with us - whether it be dancing, singing, cooking, meditation, or hanging out with your main man!

How to join the challenge:

1. Upload a 15-30 second selfie video (or pic) of your best positive coping strategy.

2. Select the BLUE BUTTON to make your donation to the team of your preference.

3. Share your Best Positive Coping Strategy link on social media and nominate a minimum of 5 friends to join the challenge and donate. Tag @namiwla and use campaign hashtags #positivecopingstragies #letscopetogether #NAMIWLA

4. Invite your friends and followers to join the NAMI WLA Wellness Weekend presented by sponsors indicated below on May 1-2, 2021. Click the link to visit our Wellness Weekend page for more information.

Recent Donations for the Playin' In The Band - Tim Davis team

  • Josh Lieberman donated $250.00.
  • Gary Lieberman donated $50.00.
  • Emily Eisenberg donated $50.00.
  • Anonymous donated $10.00.
  • Jennifer Thibault donated $100.00.
  • Dorit Haroni donated $250.00.
  • Janis Black Warner donated $500.00.
  • Sarah Haufrect donated $100.00.
  • Ryder Davis donated $20.00.
  • Duane Bentzen donated $10.00.
  • Joseph Shavit donated a private amount.
  • Anonymous donated a private amount.
  • Laurie & Jonathan Kramer donated $500.00.
  • Peter Turman donated $25.00.
  • Anonymous donated $100.00.
  • doug campbell donated $100.00.
  • Gregory Knapp donated $500.00.
  • Ryder Davis donated $42.00.
  • Charlie Schachter donated a private amount.
  • Courtney Ward donated $100.00.
  • Dan Swerbilov donated $25.00.
  • Barney Straus donated $100.00.
  • Meredith Landis donated $100.00.
  • Gordon Pelavin donated $36.00.
  • Tim Davis donated a private amount.
  • Anonymous donated $250.00.
  • Tess Davis donated $10.00.
  • Anonymous donated $500.00.
  • Daniel Cerone donated $200.00.
  • Nick Davis donated $41.00.
  • Peter Davis donated $100.00.
  • Pierce Gardner donated $50.00.
  • Lee Mankiewicz donated $100.00.
  • Steve Newman donated $75.00.
  • Jenny Mitchell donated $100.00.
  • Ted Kluger donated $50.00.
  • Ted Kluger donated $25.00.
  • Tim Davis donated $25.00.
  • Gordon Pelavin donated $36.00.

NAMI westside GENERAL DONATIONS & Sponsors

NAMI WESTSIDE LOS ANGELES FUND

This 'team' is for general donations and those who just can't decide who's the team to support. Don't want to pick sides in our competition?  This team is for you.  Thanks for choosing NAMI WLA!

NAMI Westside Los Angeles (NAMI WLA) is the local non-profit affiliate of the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI), the nation’s largest grassroots mental health organization dedicated to building better lives for the millions of Americans affected by mental health conditions.

NAMI Westside is thrilled to kick off Mental Health Awareness Month in May with our first annual Westside Wellness Weekend and month of events, a fundraiser that will allow us to continue offering our community the many FREE resources we all need now more than ever. We’re also hoping to have some fun along the way! Join this team and record yourself enjoying the positive coping strategy that’s helped you get through the pandemic (and could also be helping you deal with any #FONO (Fear of Normal) you might be experiencing as the world slowly opens up again).

The next steps are easy: SHARE your video with us, TAG five friends, and DONATE. Come join the fun(d) now!

raised $3,000.00
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This campaign is sponsored by

SHOW US YOUR POSITIVE COPING SKILLS!

Share. Tag. Donate.

Share your favorite positive coping skill with us— whether it be dancing, singing, cooking, meditation, long walks, or any activity that helps you cope!

How to join the challenge:

1. Upload a 15-30 second selfie video (or pic) of your best positive coping strategy.

2. Select the BLUE BUTTON to make your donation to the team of your preference.

3. Share your Best Positive Coping Strategy link on social media and nominate a minimum of 5 friends to join the challenge and donate. Tag @namiwla and use campaign hashtags #positivecopingstragies #letscopetogether #NAMIWLA

4. Invite your friends and followers to join the NAMI WLA Wellness Weekend presented by sponsors indicated below on May 1-2, 2021. Click the link to visit our Wellness Weekend page for more information.

Recent Donations for the NAMI westside GENERAL DONATIONS & Sponsors team

  • Thalia & Kelly Doherty donated a private amount.
  • SM Human Relations Council donated $500.00.
  • Marlene Bronson donated $1,000.00.
  • Life Adjustment Team donated $500.00.

Ralph and Adaline's Excellent Adventure

Ralph and Adaline's Excellent Adventure

Without the love and guidance of NAMI Westside LA I don’t think we would have survived. Feeling alone and devastated by Mental Illness is so isolating and sad. We are now part of a community of people that love and support us. My NAMI Community is everything to us. They have been the light in the darkness. 

Ralph Fagen, Co President NAMI Westside LA and Adaline Fagen, Secretary

Donate to Ralph and Adaline's Adventure for NAMI Westside Los Angeles (NAMI WLA).  It is the local non-profit affiliate of the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI), the nation’s largest grassroots mental health organization dedicated to building better lives for the millions of Americans affected by mental health conditions.

NAMI Westside is thrilled to kick off Mental Health Awareness Month in May with our first annual Westside Wellness Weekend and month long events,  a fundraiser that will allow us to continue offering our community the many FREE resources we all need now more than ever. We’re also hoping to have some fun along the way!

Join Ralph and Adaline's Adventure and record yourself enjoying the positive coping strategy that’s helped you get through the pandemic (and could also be helping you deal with any #FONO (Fear of Normal) you might be experiencing as the world slowly opens up again). And Donate. The next steps are easy: SHARE your video with us, TAG five friends, and DONATE. Come join the fun(d) now!

raised $2,300.00
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This campaign is sponsored by

SHOW US YOUR POSITIVE COPING SKILLS!

Share. Tag. Donate.

Share your favorite positive coping skill with us— whether it be dancing, singing, cooking, meditation, long walks, or any activity that helps you cope!

How to join the challenge:

1. Upload a 15-30 second selfie video (or pic) of your best positive coping strategy.

2. Select the BLUE BUTTON to make your donation to the team of your preference.

3. Share your Best Positive Coping Strategy link on social media and nominate a minimum of 5 friends to join the challenge and donate. Tag @namiwla and use campaign hashtags #positivecopingstragies #letscopetogether #NAMIWLA

4. Invite your friends and followers to join the NAMI WLA Wellness Weekend and month of May events presented by the sponsors indicated below. 

Recent Donations for the Ralph and Adaline's Excellent Adventure team

  • Janis Black Warner donated $500.00.
  • Sarah Haufrect donated $100.00.
  • Russell and Joanie Klein donated $100.00.
  • Marc Eve Ray donated $25.00.
  • george murphy donated $50.00.
  • Michael Gitlin donated $1,000.00.
  • Marc Eve Ray donated $25.00.
  • Adaline Fagen donated $500.00.