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March for Babies Tampa Bay

Raised to date:
$227,819
Our goal: $350,000
 
Amalie Arena
401 Channelside Drive , Tampa, FL 33602
Date: Saturday, May 11, 2019 9:00 AM
 
Date: Saturday, May 11, 2019
Registration: 7:00AM  |  Start: 9:00 AM
Walk distance: 3.2 miles
Amalie Arena
401 Channelside Drive
Tampa, FL 33602
 
 
ABOUT THIS EVENT
MORE INFO

Join us on Saturday, May 11, 2019 at Amalie Arena, home of the Tampa Bay Lightning. Registration will begin at 7:00 AM. For more information, contact Steve Manuel, Senior Development Manager at SManuel@marchofdimes.org or 813 230-1210.

 

EVENT PROGRESS* - Raised: $227,819 *(As of Monday, Jun 24, 2019)

Raised: $227,819

 
Top fundraisers
 
1
Cory Butz
$6,433
2
Russell Kirby
$3,967
3
Bill Keena
$3,034
Top family teams
 
1
Team Ryleigh
$9,551
2
Team Wyeth Keena
$5,000
3
Team Sawyer Statt
$2,111
Top non-family teams
 
1
CITI Tampa
$41,991
2
USF Health Service Corps
$6,772
3
Sunshine Health - Tampa Office
$5,735
 
*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

 

 

Melis Family

DENNY DANIEL MEJIA MELIS WAS BORN AT 26 WEEKS(AT 6 MONTHS AND 2 WEEKS) ON NOVEMBER 2ND, 2016 AT 6:55PM. DENNY WAS BORN AT TAMPA GENERAL HOSPITAL, HE WAS 14 INCHES LONG AND WEIGHED 2 POUNDS 1 OUNCE. THE DUE DATE WAS SUPPOSTED TO BE FEBRUARY 8, 2017 BUT BECAUSE OF A FORCE AT WORK DENNY WAS 3 MONTHS PREMATURE. IT’S A MIRACLE THAT HE COULD GET OUT OF EVERYTHING WITHOUT ANY HEALTH PROBLEMS. THIS IS THE MEJIA-MELIS FAMILY, BIG SISTER, MIDDLE SISTER, MOM AND DAD. WE ARE SO THANKFUL WITH god, FOR GIVING US THE OPPORTUNITY TO SEE DENNY GROW FULL OF HEALTH. THANKFUL WITH THE NICU FAMILY AT TAMPA GENERAL HOSPITAL FOR TAKING SUCH A GREAT CARE DURING THE 2 MONTHS DENNY SPEND AT THE HOSPITAL, SPECIALY THE NURSES, CHECKING DAY BY DAY THAT DENNY WAS OK AND NOT MISSING ANY OF HIS MEDICATIONS THAT A PREMAPATURE REQUIRES BEEN BORN THAT EARLY. HELPING US FEEDING HIM, TAKE HIS WEIGHT TO SEE HIS EVERYDAY PROGRESS AND BATHING HIM BECAUSE FOR US IT WAS HARD TO BATH A PREMATURE BABY, SINCE IT WAS OUR FIRST EXPERIENCE. WE ALSO WANT TO THANKS THE MARCH OF DIMES FOR GIVING US THE OPPORTUNITY TO TELL OUR STORY, THE PROGRESS THAT DENNY HAVE MADE DURING THE PAST 3 YEARS AND ALSO FOR MAKING OUR FAMILY BECOME PART OF THEIR FAMILY.


Rewards

 
$100
- Early Bird! “Wear Your Why” button for $100 online by 8 weeks before event
$100
- Official March for Babies event t-shirt
$250
- March for Babies packing cubes OR stainless tumbler + event t-shirt
$500
- March for Babies beanie OR canvas lunch cooler + event t-shirt
$500
- Personalized "Why I Walk" sign displayed on the walk route
$1,000
- Champion for Babies Medal + umbrella OR speaker/tablet stand+event t-shirt
$2,500
- Champion for Babies Medal + duffel OR beach tent + event t-shirt
$5,000
- Champion for Babies Medal + fleece jacket OR chair w speaker + event t-shirt
$7,500
- Champion for Babies Medal + rolling cooler OR bungee chair + event t-shirt
$10,000
- Champion for Babies Medal +jumbo block game OR Northface jacket+event t-shirt
 

 

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