The Iris Project helps spread hope and awareness to people living with a mental health condition, family members and our community. Volunteers distribute silk irises for a small suggested donation. Free information about mental health and our local programs is also available. Proceeds help fund NAMI Northern Virginia’s programs of education, support, advocacy—and HOPE!
Who can hold an Iris Project event?
The Iris Project can be carried out by students, clubs, faith communities, civic groups--anyone who wants to help make a difference. We work closely with you to provide everything you need for a successful event!
What's involved in holding an Iris Project event?
It's easy! We provide all necessary materials and work closely with you to ensure a successful event. Click to download detailed information about holding an Iris Project event. Email us at email@example.com with any questions.
How do I Get Started?
Please submit a request to hold an Iris Project event!
Vincent van Gogh painted his famous, “Les Irises” in the garden while hospitalized at St. Remy in the south of France in May, 1889. The iris has been adopted as a symbol of hope for individuals living with a mental health condition.
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