TERRE HAUTE -- The Walk to Washington, D.C., is a national event to raise awareness about depression and mental illness and Mental Health America of Vigo County and Hamilton Center, Inc., will host a rally in support Tuesday, Aug. 24.
The Walk to Washington, D.C., is an 835-mile trek set to raise awareness about depression and mental illness. The 50-day walk departs St. Louis Saturday, Aug. 14, and concludes on National Depression Screening Day, Thursday, Oct. 7, with a culmination rally in Washington, D.C.
Along the way, rallies will take place in several cities to raise awareness about depression and mental illness.
For more information, log on to www.walktowashington.org.
Those interested in joining the walk are urged to meet with national walkers coming in from St. Louis by meeting at the Kerman Grotto (400 United States 40), just west of the Wabash River Bridge at 3:15 p.m., Tuesday, Aug. 24, to walk the last leg of their trip to Fairbanks Park Stage Area. The full rally will begin at 3:45 p.m., at Fairbanks Park.