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Walk to help more babies be born healthy!


Metro Detroit

Raised to date:
Our goal: $143,000
The Detroit Zoo
8450 W. 10 Mile Road , Royal Oak, MI 48067
Date: Sunday, April 28, 2019 9:30 AM
Date: Sunday, April 28, 2019
Registration: 8:00AM  |  Start: 9:30 AM
Walk distance: 3 miles
The Detroit Zoo
8450 W. 10 Mile Road
Royal Oak, MI 48067

Thank you for helping in the fight for the health of all moms and babies! We walked for the health of all moms and babies. We remembered those babies we lost and honored them with special tributes throughout the day. We celebrated your family and ours, including our NICU graduates.

  • If you still have donations to turn in: Please mail your Donation Form along with your donations to our office at: 26261 Evergreen Road, Suite 290. Southfield, MI 48076. Attention: Enna Whitted.
  • If you need your shirt for raising $100 and didn’t add your name to the T-Shirt Raincheck List, please send me an email at
  • If you qualified for a national incentive you will receive an e-mail shortly with details regarding your incentive choice. Fundraising rewards will come from our incentive partner, Turnkey. Redemption will be kicked off with certificates, which will be emailed from Turnkey to earners 4 weeks after the event. Certificates will be redeemable for 1 month, providing you additional time to raise more and increase your reward level. Please let us know if you don’t receive the e-mail.

EVENT PROGRESS* - Raised: $110,816 *(As of Saturday, Dec 14, 2019)

Raised: $110,816

Top fundraisers
Jeff Catlin
Scott Moldenhauer
Darin Gesse
Top family teams
Riley & Annie Catlin
Coles Crusaders
One Of A Dime
Top non-family teams
St. Joseph Mercy Oakland NICU
General Dynamics Land Systems - MI
UAW / Chrysler Advance Manufact.Eng. - local 212
*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




My name is Leslie, I am the proud momma of three NICU graduates. We began our NICU journey in March 2014 when my first miracle, Kendall, was born at 28 weeks weighing only 1lb 15oz. Kendall was previously diagnosed with congenital heart defects that contributed to her early arrival. During her 133-day NICU stay she had to undergo two heart surgeries before coming home on oxygen, a feed tube, and many medications. Just before Kendall turned 3, we welcomed our boy/girl twins to the world at 32 weeks. Quinn weighed 3lbs 13oz while her brother Callen was a little bigger at 4lbs 4oz. We once again started our journey, this time as a family of 5 in the NICU. The twins thrived without any other health complications and were released just before Christmas in 2016 after a 13-day stay. Shortly after Kendall’s homecoming, I began volunteering among other parents of NICU graduates at our birthing hospital, St Joseph Mercy Oakland in Pontiac. One of their amazing nurses began a Parent Advisory Board where we provide support for current NICU babies and their families along with participating in the March of Dimes Walk every year to help spread awareness for premature births. The Trombley family is committed to giving back to the March of Dimes and raising money for the organization.


- 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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