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Walk to help more babies be born healthy!


Skylands March for Babies

Raised to date:
Our goal: $95,000
Sussex County Fairgrounds
37 Plains Road , Augusta, NJ 07822
Date: Sunday, May 05, 2019 10:00 AM
Date: Sunday, May 05, 2019
Registration: 9:00AM  |  Start: 10:00 AM
Walk distance: 3.5 miles
Sussex County Fairgrounds
37 Plains Road
Augusta, NJ 07822
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)

Welcome to the 2019 Skylands March for Babies

Rain or Shine! Join us for the Skylands 2019 March for Babies to raise much needed funds for research, local programs, education and advocacy to help combat prematurity...the leading cause of infant death and disability. Registration will be in the Richards Building of the Sussex County Fairgrounds. The walk will start under the balloon arch outside the Richards Building, loop around the Fairgrounds twice then back to the arch to celebrate, for a total of 3.5 miles. Again this year, we will honor all babies through our areas of Hope, Remember and Celebrate throughout the event. Look forward to Kids Activities, petting zoo, Music and Entertainment from 102.3 WSUS and lunch provided by Ronetco Shop Rite for our fundraising participants and volunteers. Parking is located near the fields surrounding the Administration Building. Please contact: JoAnn Bartoli at with any questions about the event. Thank you for joining us in our mission of Healthy Moms and Strong Babies!

Circle of Champions:

Any walker who induvidually raises $1000 or more is a Circle of Champions! We ask all Circle of Champion members to help hold the walk banner at the start of the walk. Please be positioned near the front of the stage for opening ceremonies.

Super Hero Sprint:

To register, please visit your personal page and follow the link.  To pick up your cape and check in for the sprint, please visit registration when you arrive. Please be at the stage area at 9:40 for the announcement.

Why I Walk Signs:

For any induvidual who raises $500, you will have the oppourunity to create a sign that will be displayed along the route.  The email will be au


EVENT PROGRESS* - Raised: $19,744 *(As of Wednesday, Feb 20, 2019)

Raised: $19,744

Top fundraisers
Andrea Cook
JoAnn Bartoli
Ann Cook
Top family teams
October 15
Mary's Kids-X257
Nathaniel The Great
Top non-family teams
Ames Rubber-X388
*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



Dylan Gordon

Like most first time parents, Lisa and Bill Gordon of Hampton Twp, NJ were filled with anticipation of their son's birth. Little Dylan was apparently eager to be born as well- two months before he we was due, he was already causing contractions. Knowing he needed more time, doctors were able to delay his arrival somewhat with a medication called Procardia. Though Dylan was still born early, steroid shots helped in the development of his lungs. It turns out the wait was healthy in other ways that his parents couldn't even imagine. Dylan was born Aug 30, 2011, just one day before the New Jersey state law mandated testing of newborns for congenital heart disease went into effect. Set to go home on Sept 1, doctors performed a precautionary measure know as a pulse oximetry test and discovered an abnormality. Dylan's oxygen level was below 20% and despite his initial healthy appearance, he had a life threatening condition that required immediate surgery. Dylan was transferred to a medical facility that could treat this condition, at this point near death. Thanks to the quick decisions made by his doctors as a result of this screening, treatment was possible. Dylan's surgery was a success and today he is a healthy active seven year old. Dylan's story underscores the importance of the lifesaving newborn screenings of which March of Dimes advocates so strongly for. The state of New Jersey, currently screens for 55 disorders within 48 hours of birth. Through lifesaving research, education and advocacy efforts, March of Dimes is ensuring that babies like Dylan have the very best chance at a healthy life. Join us on May 5th to meet Dylan and help us to fight for the health of all moms and babies.


- 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 LSleeve T + umbrella OR speaker/tablet stand+event t-shirt
- Champion for Babies LSleeve T + duffel OR beach tent + event t-shirt
- Champion for Babies LSleeve T + fleece jacket OR chair w speaker + event t-shirt
- Champion for Babies LSleeve T + rolling cooler OR bungee chair + event t-shirt
- Champion for Babies LSleeve T+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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