2021 Walk for Recovery

Saturday, September 18, 2021

10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Minnesota State Capitol Grounds

Minnesota Recovery Connection’s Walk for Recovery, presented by NUWAY, is back in person! Join us for Minnesota’s largest all recovery event, a day for everyone and anyone to celebrate recovery and break the stigma associated with substance used disorder. 

Register as an individual, join a Walk team, or start a Walk team! You’ll have the option to become a fundraiser or donate when you register. 

Registration is free!

Donate or raise funds to help make recovery possible for all who seek it!

Your contributions enable MRC to provide free support services, public education and advocacy to strengthen the recovery community.

The Walk for Recovery is an essential community event to model hope and break the stigma of addiction. All are welcome to participate! 

Whether you personally have been affected by substance use disorder or want to show your support as a recovery ally, join us for a day of music, food, dance, art, and fun activities for all ages that culminates in the Walk for Recovery.  Check out the schedule of event day activities!

Schedule of Event Day Activities

There’s something for everyone on Walk Day! Plan your day so you won’t miss any of these engaging activities. More

Be a Sponsor or Exhibitor

Connect with over 5,000 people on Walk day and thousands more online. Show your organization’s support for recovery in our communities! More

Rally (Caps) for Recovery!

Help us celebrate Recovery Month with over 2,000 recovery community members as the Minnesota Twins take on the Cleveland Indians on September 14.  Only $15, and tickets include a free hot dog and soda. On sale now! Get tickets.

Start a Fundraising Team

Invest in recovery, break stigma, and raise awareness about substance use disorders as a fundraising team!

Honor Guard

Do you have 10 or more years in personal or family recovery? Help us model hope by participating in the Walk as a member of the Honor Guard.


Why Walk?

People walk and fundraise for different reasons, but all share a vision of a world where recovery is understood, celebrated, and possible for all who seek it. 

Minnesota Recovery Connection is proud to be a 2021 National Recovery Month planning partner!

Now in its 32nd year, NATIONAL RECOVERY MONTH is a national observance held every September to educate Americans that substance use treatment and mental health services can enable those with a mental and/or substance use disorder to live a healthy and rewarding life.

Thank you to our 2021 Recovery Month Sponsors!

Presenting Sponsor

Diamond Sponsor

Platinum Sponsor

Gold Sponsor

Silver Sponsor

Living Free Recovery Services, LLC

Pathfinder Solutions PBC

Recovering Hope Treatment Center

Restoration Counseling and Community Services

Rogers Behavioral Health

Ryan Pacyga Criminal Defense


StepUP Program at Augsburg University

The Pride Institute

The Rubicon

The We Program

Transformation House, Inc.

Vinland National Center


Bronze Sponsor

Amherst H. Wilder Foundation Wilder Recovery Services
ANEW Chemical Health Services
Burkwood Treatment Center
Frazier Wellness Services
Great Lakes ATTC
Helens House
Ilhan Omar for Congress
Metro Hope Ministries
Minnesota Department of Corrections
Missions Inc. Programs
Mn Adult & Teen Challenge
Nivon Wellness Center
Northstar Behavioral Health
Park Avenue Center
P.E.A.S.E. Academy
Pink Cloud Foundation
Progress Valley
River Ridge
Sage Prairie
St. Stephen’s/House of Charity
SCSU Recovery Community
Steve Rummler Hope Network
The Phoenix Spirit
The Retreat
Twin Cities Wellness Center & Recovery Gym
Wayside Recovery Center