I walk because I find strength in sharing the opportunity to raise money for NAMI’s programs promoting recovery very empowering.

I walk because being outdoors is a great way to help people relax and share their stories.  I walk because I love the camaraderie of the teams.

I walk with my son because it allows him to see how many people care about those with mental illness and that he is not alone.

I walk because hope is such a powerful motivator and the walkers give me, my wife, and especially my son hope.

-Vince Salvi, NAMI Oregon board member