Walk to help more babies be born healthy!


 

Topeka

Raised to date:
$34,829
Our goal: $100,000
 
Lake Shawnee
Shelter House A , Topeka, KS 66603
Date: Saturday, April 29, 2017 11:00 AM
 
Date: Saturday, April 29, 2017
Registration: 10:00AM  |  Start: 11:00 AM
Walk distance: 2.5 miles
Lake Shawnee
Shelter House A
Topeka, KS 66603
 
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We're getting ready to walk in March for Babies! It promises to be a fun day out with people who share our passion for improving the health of babies. There'll be family teams, company teams and people walking with friends - it's a great feeling knowing we're all helping real families. Join our event and walk with us to raise money for babies right here in our community!
 

Event progress* *(As of Tuesday, Mar 28, 2017)

 
Top non-family teams
 
1
CBIZ Topeka
$409
2
StormontVail - PediatricCare
$141
3
Stormont-Vail - Pharmacy
$100
Top family teams
 
1
Addy Lou's Crew
$2,223
2
Coffman Twins
$223
3
Xzaviers Team
$157
Top fundraisers
 
1
Angela Roberts
$2,029
2
randy peterson
$250
3
Kimberly Scamman
$226
 
*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

 
 
 

2017 Topeka Ambassador Family

 
After several years of trials and heartaches, Craig and Angela Roberts were excited to learn they were pregnant with a baby girl. The pregnancy was uneventful, until it wasn’t. At 30 weeks, what Angela thought was just tired and puffy eyes, was the first sign of preeclampsia. Angela was admitted to the hospital and placed on bed rest until their baby girl was born. Two weeks later, Adalyn Louise Roberts was born via C-section. She weighed just under 4 pounds. Her parents knew Adalyn would be going to the NICU, but just like her mom, Adalyn was sicker than anyone predicted. The next 7 hours were tortuous for the family. Mom was in bed, unable to join Dad and baby Adalyn in the NICU. Adalyn had to be placed on a breathing machine to help her underdeveloped lungs. Adalyn spent 7 long weeks in the NICU learning how to breathe on her own and to eat safely. During that time, she received Surfactant, a drug developed through research funded by the March of Dimes which helps babies’ underdeveloped lungs. Adalyn eventually made it home, just in time for Thanksgiving! The Roberts family is forever grateful to the amazing NICU team and to the March of Dimes, who they credit with helping to save their miracle baby. “Addy Lou” will turn 2 this fall and is a healthy, happy, sassy little girl!

Incentives

 
$50
- Early Bird! $50 online by 2/28/17
$100
- Official March for Babies event t-shirt
$250
- March of Dimes tumbler or carry all tote + event t-shirt
$500
- March of Dimes cooler or hooded t-shirt + event t-shirt
$1,000
- Champion for Babies hat + 1/4 zip pullover OR polo + event t-shirt
$2,500
- Champion for Babies hat + backpack OR rain jacket + event t-shirt
$5,000
- Champion for Babies hat + sports chair OR jacket + event t-shirt
$10,000
- Champion for Babies hat + rolling suitcase OR wagon + event t-shirt
 
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Thank you to our national sponsors

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Thank you to our local sponsors

Signature
Stormont Vail Health
Platinum
Prairie Band Potawatomie Nation
Gold
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Kansas
Silver
Hill
Bronze
Pediatric Associates
Kwik Shop
Amerigroup
Media
WIBW
Great Plains Media
Great Plains Media
Great Plains Media