WILBERFORCE, OHIO – Central State University and the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) will co-host a virtual fundraiser Sept. 1 – Oct. 11 to promote mental health awareness among its students, faculty, staff and alumni.

The NAMI On Campus Virtual Walk Fundraiser will allow participants to walk, run or ride the 3.1 miles (5K) from anywhere in the world over the six-week period. The Central State NAMI chapter is the first among Historically Black Colleges and Universities, and those who contribute $25 or more to the fundraiser by Oct. 1will receive an event t-shirt.

Additionally, Ohio NAMI will match every contribution dollar-for-dollar, up to $2,000.

WHAT: NAMI On Campus Virtual Walk Fundraiser at Central State University

WHERE: Anywhere, but those interested can run in CSU’s Walk for National Mental Health Awareness 5K, Friday, Oct. 11, during homecoming weekend.

WHEN: Sept. 1 – Oct. 11, 2019

Those interested should contact:

Frances Robinson



About Central State University:

Central State University, located in Wilberforce, Ohio, is a regionally accredited 1890 Land-Grant University with a 132-year tradition of preparing students from diverse backgrounds and experiences for leadership, research and service. The University, which has been named HBCU of the Year by HBCU Digest, fosters academic excellence within a nurturing environment and provides a strong liberal arts foundation and STEM-Ag curriculum leading to professional careers and advanced studies globally.