Upstate residents can help raise mental health awareness and raise money by participating in a 5K fun walk on Saturday, May 21, at Furman University.

The walk is part of a May Mental Health Month awareness campaign by the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) Greenville. It will take place at 10 a.m., with registration at 9 a.m., and the Upstate walk is one of more than 90 NAMI events held nationwide.

More than 700 people are expected to walk and raise funds for education and support programs.

For more information, contact NAMIWalks Upstate South Carolina at 864-331-3300 or visit to register.

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