Chattahoochee Valley StepUp

Raised to date:
Our goal: $100,000
Woodruff Park
1000 Bay Ave , Columbus, GA 31901
Date: Friday, May 15, 2020 9:30 AM

Important Update

Our March for Babies celebration is still on, but it looks a little different! We are rapidly preparing for a new, virtualized event that will be fun and engaging for everyone. This change in format aligns with the newly released CDC guidance for large events, to help ensure the safety and health of our participants. More details on our new format to come soon!



During the COVID-19 pandemic and beyond, moms and babies can’t wait. Delivery can’t wait.

By joining March for Babies Step Up! you are helping moms and babies across the country, during a time when it’s needed most. Thanks to you we are adding new programs and resources to help families during the COVID-19 crisis and beyond.

Your fundraising supports:

  • Free virtual NICU support program for families
  • Virtual prenatal programs for moms-to-be
  • COVID-19 interventions and support for moms and babies
  • Educational programs, including live Facebook panel discussions, to get info into hands of moms and families
  • Necessary supplies for expectant mothers including blood pressure cuffs and masks
  • and so much more!


There are so many ways to join March for Babies Step Up! 

  1. Register here at by clicking "JOIN THIS EVENT".
  2. After registering, you can download the app to participate in our step-tracking challenges.
  3. Start stepping and share your story using #MarchforBabies and #MFBStepUp! You can use our fun social tools to help you spread the word!
  4. Request pledges from friends and family – don't be shy!
  5. And don’t forget to make your own donation!

You can earn fun March of Dimes fundraising rewards – now through August 15!

And don’t forget - March of Dimes is here to serve as a resource for you, providing the latest information on COVID-19 on our webpage. You can also learn about our newly launched COVID-19 Intervention and Support Fund to ensure families stay informed about COVID-19, and that interventions are developed with moms and babies top of mind and then distributed so everyone across our country has access. Find more here.


EVENT PROGRESS* - Raised: $35,512 *(As of Saturday, Aug 15, 2020)

Raised: $35,512

Top fundraisers
Clift Felton
Brenda Jones
Tamika Williams
Top family teams
Team Hannahbelle
Scott's Warriors
Top non-family teams
Alpha Phi Alpha - Gamma Omicron Lambda
Delta Sigma Theta - Columbus Metropolitan Alumnae
PBL - Columbus Tech
*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 Ambassadors



The Dykes Family

The Dykes Family experienced premature birth not once, but twice. Madison born at 26 weeks weighing just 1lb., 7 oz. via a c-section and her parents were given a 50/50 chance for her survival. During her 66-day stay in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU), she experienced respiratory distress, was on a ventilator, received blood transfusions, and jaundice. James was born at 35 weeks weighing 5 lbs., 12 oz. Although James weighed significantly more than his sister weighed and was just 5 weeks away from being full term, his lungs were not fully developed. James spent 10 days in the NICU. The Dykes Family was so unbelievably successful compared to many other stories. They witnessed that first hand while in the NICU by seeing other families who did not have the same outcome. The Dykes Family supports and always will support the mission of March of Dimes because those babies need it so badly.


- Early Bird! “Wear Your Why” button for $100 online by 8 weeks before your event
- Official March for Babies event t-shirt
- March for Babies camp mug OR bamboo lunchbox + event t-shirt
- March for Babies Game Day Jersey OR Game Day Stool + event t-shirt
- Personalized "Why I Walk" sign displayed on the walk route
- Champion for Babies Medal + pullover OR bluetooth speaker + event t-shirt
- Champion for Babies Medal + duffel OR fleece + event t-shirt
- Champion for Babies Medal + vest OR 1/2 zip shirt + event t-shirt
- Champion for Babies Medal + rain jacket OR 2-person seat + event t-shirt
- Champion for Babies Medal + Beats headphones OR heat vest + event t-shirt


Thank you to our National Partners

Reckitt Benckiser Logo Cigna Logo Publix Logo

Thank you to our local sponsors






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