Thursday, April 2, 2009

March of Dimes Walk 2009

It's that time of year again...time for the March of Dimes walk. This year, it is even more important to me than the years past because I have had my second premature baby.

My second and third sons were born at over 3 months early, and 2 1/2 months early. Both were in the hospital for a combination of 22 weeks!! I have learned so much about the March of Dimes and their cause to help cause awareness and even prevent premature births. This will be my fourth year walking and raising money for the March of Dimes.

This year, I am starting late in asking for donations. I know that many out there are struggling with what the economy has done for them. So please don't feel obligated to donate. If you can, even a small donation of $5 would make a huge difference to the March of Dimes.

I am very excited to be a part of March for Babies, please support my participation by doing what you can. You can even walk with me!!
Why do I March for Babies? Because the March of Dimes champions the needs of moms and babies in our community and across the nation. The money we raise for March for Babies will help:
- support all-important research offering preventions and solutions for babies born too soon or with birth defects - educate women on things they can do to increase their chances of having a healthy baby - provide comfort and information to families with a newborn in intensive care - push for newborn screening and health insurance for all pregnant women and children
Won't you please help me in this worthy cause? Contributing to my walk online is fast, easy and secure. You can donate directly from my personal webpage with a credit card or PayPal. If you prefer, I can also accept cash or check. Just click the appropriate box on my webpage.
My personal Web page address for donations is...

I love you all, thank you for your support!

1 comment:

sherry said...

When we were little my whole family did the March of Dimes walk America Walkathon when we lived in Utah and Paradise Valley. I started when I was eight. I have vivid memories of my Grandpa taking us all around the neighborhood for pledges per km. I think it was 15 km and it was a big deal when I was young. It is kind of nice to think our efforts back then may have helped your babies. I am grateful your tiny babies are O.K!