NAMI relies on contributions from supporters throughout the country to help us perform our critical work advocating, educating and spreading awareness so that all individuals and families affected by mental illness can build better lives. While not everyone can give, anyone can fundraise. The NAMI Do It Yourself (DIY) Fundraising platform is the perfect way to take initiative and raise money for NAMI. You can plan an event like bowling or a bake sale, concert or gala, celebrate a milestone or holiday, remember a loved one's legacy, undertake a physical challenge, or create a brand-new type of fundraiser that's perfect for your unique skills or interests with NAMI DIY!
A DIY fundraiser can be anything you want it to be, from bake sales to ping pong tournaments, and anything in between. You can even fundraise completely online by asking your friends and family for support. When you fundraise for NAMI, you’re in charge. The four steps of creating a NAMI DIY event include: