NAMI Marion County E-Newsletter
V olume 2 Issue 1------- January 2019
NAMI Marion County, P.O. Box 5753, Ocala, Florida 34478-5753
(352) 368-2405 www.namiocala.org

Holiday party for NAMI members & friends December 6, 2018
Brick dedication at
The Centers
December 7, 2018
Certificate of Appreciation to volunteer Vince Hain
L to R: Diana Williams, Board VP,
Vince Hain, Gina Hain
December was a month of recognition and appreciation for all of the people who helped NAMI reach new heights in 2018.
NAMI MARION COUNTY APPRECIATES THE SUPPORT OF:
"Do not judge my story by the chapter you walked in on."
Program Planning for 2019?
If your club or organization is seeking speakers, invite NAMI Marion County to come and speak about mental health topics.

Also available are free mental and emotional wellness checks through our MENTAL WELLNESS NOW grant.
NAMI Marion County introduces a new education opportunity and welcomes a new partner: WellCare.
Join us for free monthly lunch and learn meetings hosted by NAMI/Marion County Mental Wellness Coalition on mental health-related topics thanks to funding from WellCare. A light lunch and refreshments will be served. The first lunch and learn will be on Thursday, January 31st at 12 noon at St. Leo's Universit y, Education Center, 1930 SW 38th Ave, Ocala, FL 34474. January's topic is: INTRODUCTION TO FLORIDA STATE WRAPAROUND 101 . More information is available on our website at www.namiocala.org Registration required - Please register here See our flyer below.
  • Donate money
  • Donate a brick
  • Donate a slab
  • Donate a bench
  • Donate a car
  • Donate a building

Click on the button to donate here!
A great way to start a New Year.
Donate to NAMI Marion County!
Donate in memory of or as a tribute to someone dear to you. * A brick embossed with the wording of your choice and placed at The Centers. * A Granite Recognition slab can include a logo or artwork making this a special way to show your support. * Memorial benches are available with a brass plaque for your special engraving requests. Click here for more details!

The one sure donation that can help NAMI Marion County reach its goals is a financial donation - and it's tax deductible too!
Thank you to the Oak Run Quilters!
Their fingers are talented and their hearts are big. This wonderful club made NAMI Marion County the beneficiary of the proceeds from their raffle. Thank you so much!
An easy way to donate!
When you shop on AmazonSmile, the AmazonSmile Foundation will donate 0.5% of the purchase price of eligible products to the charitable organization of your choice. Choose NAMI Marion County as your designated charity and donate every time you buy from Amazon!
Just go to smile.amazon.com
NAMI Homefront is a free, online six-session class for NAMI members who are family, friends and significant others of Military Service Members and Veterans.

USE THE FOLLOWING LINK TO REGISTER*
  *All participants are screened to ensure this class is appropriate for their needs.
JOIN NAMI!
Membership fees are $40 individual, $60 household, or open door membership is $5. Visit our website to keep up-to-date on NAMi services and activities, and to join, update or renew your membership at www.namiocala.org 
Volunteers needed and appreciated!

As we outlined above, there are many programs that require the assistance of volunteers. You must be a NAMI member to become a volunteer.

Mental health issues are a serious problem in our community and the world. Be part of the solution. Please consider volunteering with NAMI Marion County. You will receive the intrinsic value of knowing you're helping your community while also receiving a very attractive t-shirt! Visit our website at http://namiocala.org/volunteer/