Hike With Me!
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Hike With Me!
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Some days are hard, worrying about friends and family members that are carrying a heavy load. I have struggled underneath the weight at times too. Walking makes it better, at least for a little while, even if it's just going around the block. Walking on a trail in the woods, through a field, beside a stream, I can count on these things to lift me up. I am hopeful - even confident! - that if you join me on this hike at McDowell Nature Preserve you will feel lifted up, embraced and loved, and you can return to that feeling over and over and over. Our dollars will help to maintain special places to walk and further the research to understand and help bear the load.

ABOUT McDowell Nature Preserve Great Loop

1 in 4 families is affected by mental illness.

I chose to join the McDowell Nature Preserve HIKE for Mental Health to raise funds for a great cause and reduce the stigma of mental illness.

HIKE for Mental Health is a recognized 501(c)(3) nonprofit founded on the vision of a world in which everyone, including those who suffer mental illness, can find the simple joy of living.

Our mission is to alleviate the suffering of those afflicted by mental illness, eliminate the associated stigma, and to foster responsible use of wilderness trails.

As an all-volunteer organization, we distribute 100% of contributions raised by our hikers.

  • 80 cents from every dollar funds programs to alleviate the suffering of mental illness including scientific research to prevent, cure, and treat mental illness
  • 20 cents maintains and preserves wilderness trails

Your donations are tax-deductible to the fullest extent allowed by the IRS. Thank you for your support.

To learn more, visit hikeformentalhealth.org.

To register for a hike yourself, click here.

Name Date Amount Comments
Sally Daley 05/12/2019 $100.00 Great work Sharon!
Vicki Simpkiss 05/05/2019 $25.00 Sorry this is late! I hope you had a wonderful hike! So important to raise awareness!
Sheilah Mullins 05/04/2019 $50.00  
Sharon McCarthy 05/04/2019 $400.00  
Robert Rogers 04/28/2019 $.00  
Bill Thornberry 04/28/2019 $30.00  
Robert Rogers 04/28/2019 $20.00  
Karen Branan 04/28/2019 $25.00  
Joan Brady 04/28/2019 $20.00  
Trish Fries 04/27/2019 $.00  
Brandy Garrett 04/27/2019 $25.00 Thank you for raising awareness for mental health, such a worthy and important endeavor.
Charles & Nancy Favor 04/27/2019 $100.00  
Trish Fries 04/27/2019 $25.00 See you on the trail!
Lauren Cranford 04/25/2019 $.00  
Megan Mccarthy 04/20/2019 $100.00 So proud of you mom! Wish we could hike with you! Love Megan and Jordi
Andy & Chris Derajtys 04/20/2019 $50.00  
Nancy East 04/19/2019 $100.00  
LEIDA CRUZ 04/18/2019 $50.00  
Ellen Dale 04/17/2019 $20.00  
Teresa Messersmith 04/16/2019 $25.00 I greatly enjoyed walking through McDowell Nature Preserve when I lived in Charlotte!
Holly Scheppegrell 04/14/2019 $30.00  
Catherine Prosser 04/11/2019 $25.00  
Katie Rowan 04/11/2019 $25.00  
Catherine Lacienski 04/11/2019 $40.00  
David Mccarthy 04/03/2019 $50.00  
Suzi Thornberry 03/30/2019 $20.00  
Sharon McCarthy 03/25/2019 $100.00  
Carol Horowitz 03/25/2019 $25.00  
Jim Mccarthy 03/23/2019 $.00  
Sharon McCarthy 03/12/2019 $.00  
  Total $1,480.00