Walk to help more babies be born healthy!


 

McHenry County

Raised to date:
$100,259
Our goal: $100,000
 
Emricson Park
1313 Kishwaukee Valley Road , Woodstock, IL 60098
Date: Saturday, April 29, 2017 10:00 AM
 
Date: Saturday, April 29, 2017
Registration: 9:00AM  |  Start: 10:00 AM
Walk distance: 3.1 miles
Emricson Park
1313 Kishwaukee Valley Road
Woodstock, IL 60098
 
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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!
 
Join your family and friends, classmates and co-workers at the annual McHenry County March for Babies. Premature birth is the #1 killer of babies, but it doesn't have to be.By raising money in March for Babies, you're supporting programs that help moms have healthy, full-term pregnancies, and funding research to find causes and preventions. Bottom line, by participating you helping to give a fighting chance to ALL McHenry County moms and babies.
 

Event progress* *(As of Saturday, Jun 24, 2017)

 
Top non-family teams
 
1
Medela HR/Finance/IT/MUSA Admin
$5,413
2
Medela
$5,137
3
Medela Production & Warehouse
$2,653
Top family teams
 
1
Aubreys Army
$2,054
2
Colt'sCrew
$1,731
3
Melinda's Pixie Dust
$1,033
Top fundraisers
 
1
Employees of HR IT/Finance/Admin
$2,380
2
Alan Cawley
$1,732
3
Melissa Gonzales
$1,682
 
*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 National Ambassador Ismael Torres Castrodad

 
Isamari Castrodad had a healthy pregnancy until she was hospitalized for a low level of amniotic fluid. Luckily she learned about premature birth from the March of Dimes and asked questions — because after she was anxious enough to get her fluid levels checked again, her son, Ismael, was born by emergency c-section 5 weeks early. Six days after discharge, he developed jaundice and RSV (a serious lung infection) and was treated in the hospital. He had to be rehospitalized with pneumonia and asthma, but today, Ismael is a charming, healthy 14-year-old from Puerto Rico who plays soccer and loves to sing. He and his family will travel around the country to raise awareness of premature birth and encourage moms to confidently ask questions about their health.

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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