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Walk to help more babies be born healthy!


Wilkes County

Raised to date:
Our goal: $55,000
Yadkin River Greenway Trail
1900 West Park Drive , North Wilkesboro, NC 28659
Date: Saturday, May 11, 2019 10:00 AM
Date: Saturday, May 11, 2019
Registration: 9:00AM  |  Start: 10:00 AM
Walk distance: 3.1 miles
Yadkin River Greenway Trail
1900 West Park Drive
North Wilkesboro, NC 28659
Join Superhero Sprint in this location
Register your little superhero (ages 1-10) in the March for Babies Superhero Sprint! We know your little one will enjoy being a superhero for a day! (superhero's cape included)

Come join us and March for Babies! This year's Wilkes County March for Babies will be held at the Yadkin River Greenway Trail with festivities taking place on the grassy field at West Park. There will be plenty of family-friendly, kids activities including a bounce house, face painting and more so come out, enjoy the fun and help raise money for healthy moms and strong babies in Wilkes County!

Join us for the Kickoff Breakfast at the Stone Family Center on February 27th from 8:30 a.m. to 9:30 a.m.!  You will get a chance to hear from our Chairs & Mission Families as well as gather your fundraising supplies!


EVENT PROGRESS* - Raised: $17,093 *(As of Thursday, Apr 18, 2019)

Raised: $17,093

Top fundraisers
Ashley Schneggenburger
Sherrie Joines
Samantha Rockett
Top family teams
The Trainor Family Tree
Rockett Babies
Top non-family teams
Team Tucker! Paws for a Cause
WFBH/Wilkes Medical Center
Wilkes Communications, Inc.
*The total amount displayed reflects the amount on the team or personal fundraising progress bar. If the progress bar is not displayed on the team or personal page, the team/person won't be displayed on the leaderboard. Leaderboard totals reflect cash and checks marked "received" on the online sponsor form as well as credit card and PayPal donations. Team captains can enter as cash and mark "received" any money raised through promotions, such as bake sales and casual days and any sponsorship money paid to the March of Dimes, on their team's online form. Record all donations on your online sponsor form before you turn in cash and checks to the March of Dimes!

Our ambassador



Tucker Matherly

After undergoing surgery 3 years ago to remove a tumor on her ovary, Shanna and her husband put the idea of getting pregnant far from their minds. God had a plan. She became pregnant with twins in 2016 but lost Baby B at 11 weeks gestation. This miscarriage caused complications for both Shanna and Baby A and she was admitted to Wilkes Medical Center when her water broke at 20 weeks. Tucker Clayton Matherly was born via emergency C-Section at just 27 weeks, weighting 3lbs. 2 oz. and measuring 14.7 inches. Tucker spent 66 days in the NICU and is now a perfectly healthy 2 year old thanks to God, family, doctors, nurses, and organizations like March of Dimes who make a difference in the research and information for premature births.


- Early Bird! “Wear Your Why” button for $100 online by 8 weeks before event
- Official March for Babies event t-shirt
- March for Babies packing cubes OR stainless tumbler + event t-shirt
- March for Babies beanie OR canvas lunch cooler + event t-shirt
- Personalized "Why I Walk" sign displayed on the walk route
- Champion for Babies Medal + umbrella OR speaker/tablet stand+event t-shirt
- Champion for Babies Medal + duffel OR beach tent + event t-shirt
- Champion for Babies Medal + fleece jacket OR chair w speaker + event t-shirt
- Champion for Babies Medal + rolling cooler OR bungee chair + event t-shirt
- Champion for Babies Medal +jumbo block game OR Northface jacket+event t-shirt


Thank you to our National Sponsors

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Thank you to our local sponsors





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