Striking out stigma one pin at a time!

On Friday, Oct. 6, 2017, NAMI Indiana will bring together hundreds of individuals and supporters to celebrate mental illness recovery, honor those who have lost their lives to mental illness, combat stigma, promote awareness, and raise funds for NAMI Indiana's programs and services.
We invite you to join our 3rd Annual Bowl-A-Thon to support NAMI Indiana's programs. The funds support our agency's education, advocacy, support and outreach programs for people living with mental illnesses and their loved ones, in addition to the agency's community education programs.

Friday, October, 6th 
5 P.M. – 9 P.M.
Woodland Bowl 
3421 E. 96th Street, Indianapolis, IN 46240

Event Rules:
  • Each bowling team must consist of 6 members (including the team captain.)
  • Team Captain is responsible for recruiting 5 other bowlers.
  • If you’re interested in becoming a captain, download the Captain Guide Handbook by following this link. 
  •  Each team is encouraged to set a goal of $250. 
  • Show up and have FUN!!!     

Additional Details:
  • Prior to the event, each team will be assigned a lane
  • Light snacks will be provided
  • Prizes will be awarded at the end of the night to the team and individual that raises the most money.

Where does my donation go?

  • $40- materials for 1 person to take a 12 week Family-to-Family class or a 10 week Peer-to-Peer class at no cost to the Participant
  • $1,000- materials for a class of 25 to receive Family-to-Family at no cost to participant
  • $2,000- provides teacher stipends and materials for a class of 25 to receive the Peer-to-Peer training at no cost to participant
  • AND charitable donations support all advocacy initiatives at the Indiana State House and help make possible critical public policy work.

#StrikeOutStigma Bowl-a-thon

Questions? Contact Richard Dixon at 1-800-677-6442 or

2016 Strike Out Stigma FUNdraising leaders:
#Team NameAmount Raised
1Mary's team$ 1,665
2I Can't Believe It's Not Gutter$ 1,036
3Diamond Soles$ 676
4Medicaid Strikers$ 630
6Chamberlain College of Nursing- Indianapolis Campus$ 390
7Saved by the Ball$ 345
8Look Out$ 310
9Youth MOVE Indiana$ 300
10Circle City Clubhouse$ 270
11Team All Stars$ 105
12Butler HOSA$ 85
13Spare Me$ 60
14IOTAS$ 40
15The Unbowlievables$ 20
#IndividualAmount Raised
1Mary Bedel$ 1,645
2Richard Dixon$ 1,036
3Abby Bates$ 390
4Josh Sprunger$ 337
5Laurie Buckner$ 310
6Joe Moser$ 300
7Larry Adcock$ 270
8Joan Showalter$ 255
9Barbara Moser$ 250
10Madeline Zielinski$ 250
11Christine Burianek$ 195

Thank you to our generous sponsors: