Walk to help more babies be born healthy!


 

Buffalo

Raised to date:
$194,603
Our goal: $350,000
 
Canalside
44 Prime Street , Buffalo, NY 14203
Date: Sunday, April 30, 2017 11:00 AM
 
Date: Sunday, April 30, 2017
Registration: 8:00AM  |  Start: 11:00 AM
Walk distance: 1.88 miles
Canalside
44 Prime Street
Buffalo, NY 14203
 
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Thank you to everyone who joined us for March for Babies Buffalo and the 2nd Annual Run for Babies Buffalo 5k! The weather was rain, cold, and a little gloomy, but the community came together to give HOPE, to REMEMBER, and to CELEBRATE our tiniest Western New Yorkers! On behalf of the families we serve, we are extremely grateful for your support. Fundraising continues through JUNE 30th, so if you haven't quite hit your team's goal or your personal goal, there is still time! Your online page remains open until the deadline to accept donations. You can also drop off outstanding donations to our office Monday - Thursday between 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. and Friday between 9:00 a.m. - 12 noon. CONGRATULATIONS TO THE TOP MALE OVERALL RUNNER, John, Feroleto AND THE TOP FEMALE OVERALL RUNNER, Melina Buck!
 

Event progress* *(As of Friday, May 26, 2017)

 
Top non-family teams
 
1
GMCH/UAW Lockport for Babies
$22,390
2
WCHOB NICU
$8,542
3
Wee Deliver
$2,722
Top family teams
 
1
Karawiecki
$3,716
2
Gilmore Girls and Harris Boys
$3,599
3
Team Anthony Strangio
$3,429
Top fundraisers
 
1
Heather Karawiecki
$3,138
2
Dave Kirst
$2,503
3
Pam Mondello
$2,500
 
*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

 
 
 

Liam

 
Liam was born via emergency C-Section at 28 weeks gestation on November 16th, 2015 weighing only 2 lbs., 8 oz. Liam was born at Mercy Hospital of Buffalo however, once he was stabilized he was transferred to Woman & Children’s Hospital of Buffalo which has a level 3 Newborn Intensive Care Unit (NICU). Liam left the NICU after 87 days, weighing 7 pounds, 2 ounces. One year later, on World Prematurity Awareness Day, Shenise and Chris brought Liam to Mercy Hospital of Buffalo to meet the doctors that saved his life! Liam is now 14 months old, learning to walk and happier than ever.

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

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BlueCross BlueShield of WNY
Gold
Geico
Oneida Concrete
Seneca Resorts and Casinos
OBGNY Associates of WNY
Silver
Tops Friendly Markets
ComDoc
Bronze
Women & Children
Canalside
Media
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