TOPEKA, Kan. (KSNT) – NAMI Kansas raised consciousness for psychological well being and funding to offer providers to these dwelling with psychological sickness and their households on Saturday.
The nonprofit group held their ultimate day of the Not So Silent Art Auction at KB Design Options, the place they raised $1,500 general from bids on donated items.
“It helps us to do our mission work at NAMI, which is to finish the silence of NAMI, finish that stigma,” stated David Schmitt, president of NAMI Kansas Board of Administrators. “We wish to speak about psychological sickness, and by having occasions like this we will speak about psychological sickness.”
The fundraiser was held by the Topeka Enterprise Community, which holds a fundraiser for a neighborhood non-profit group each quarter.
30% of the ultimate bids will return to the artists, a few of which undergo from psychological sickness themselves. The remainder of the funds raised will go towards NAMI Kansas’ applications they provide throughout the state for these dwelling with psychological sicknesses and their households.
“Now, we’re with the ability to use the funds to assist assist transitioning into on-line workshops, occasions, trainings, lessons and with the ability to make that attain,” stated Stacey Lyddon, advertising and marketing occasions coordinator for NAMI Kansas. “Actually, within the reaches is countless.”
If you happen to didn’t have an opportunity to cease by the public sale however want to assist NAMI Kansas, the group can be taking donations on their website.