August 6, 2014, 5:30 PM
The Western Michigan University – Grand Rapids Student Occupational Therapy Association (WMU – GR SOTA) is holding the 4th Annual Live Laugh Love 5K Run/Walk on Wednesday, August 6, 2014. This fun event will be held at Comstock Riverside Park with proceeds benefitting the Mental Health Foundation of West Michigan’s Live Laugh Love and be nice. Education Programs. In addition to a 5K Run/Walk, there will also be a Kids Dash, family friendly activities and a raffle!!
Date: Wednesday, August 6, 2014
Location: Comstock Riverside Park – 2001 Monroe Ave. NW, Grand Rapids 49505
Time: 5:30 pm Registration begins • 7:00 pm 5K Run/Walk & Kids Dash begins
Registration Fee: $25 (if you register by July 5th) – fee includes 1 Adult Race entrance; Race t-shirt and some fun giveaways. $28 (if you register after July 5th). Additional registration is available to participants on the day of the event.
July 7, 2014, 12:00 PM
When: Monday, July 7
Where: Railside Golf Club - Byron Center, MI
What: Drive Out Stigma is our annual golf outing held to benefit the Mental Health Foundation's educational work in the community. We currently provide three different programs (detailed below) to local schools and businesses and have educated over 10,000 people in this school year alone.
May 17, 2014, 8:30 AM
The annual Stomp Out Stigma – Walk for Mental Health is held in May in conjunction with National Mental Health Month. Planned collaboratively with and sponsored by local mental health service providers, the annual event strives to raise awareness that the stigma associated with mental illness is one of the greatest barriers that keeps people from seeking help.
Saturday, May 17, 2014
8:30 am Gathering
9:00 am Walk Start
The 3 mile walk begins in the courtyard on the downtown Pew Campus of Grand Valley State University and will travel along the Grand River's downtown boardwalk
The stigma associated with mental illness is one of the greatest barriers that prevent people from seeking help. This walk not only strives to raise awareness but encourages people to be mentally fit. All proceeds from this event benefit our Live Laugh Love Educating Youth about Mental Health and be nice. Education Programs!
Comstock Riverside Park
Railside Golf Club
Grand Valley Downtown Pew Campus
We are one of the 8 finalists for the Connecting with Community Award!
We want to say a big "THANK YOU!" to the Kent County Medical Society Alliance for choosing the MHF!
be nice. is feature on Maranda Where You Live
be nice. flyover is featured on Woodtv's Daybreak
2nd Annual "be nice" flyover is featured on WZZM 13
"nice bench" event is featured on eightWest
Channel 3 story on Ted Kennedy and Lt. Governor Brian Calley speaking at the Economic Club of Grand Rapids