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Walk to help more babies be born healthy!



Raised to date:
Our goal: $550,000
Kapiolani Park
2750 Monsarrat Avenue , Honolulu, HI 96815
Date: Saturday, April 21, 2018 7:30 AM
Date: Saturday, April 21, 2018
Registration: 6:00AM  |  Start: 7:30 AM
Walk distance: 3.8 miles
Kapiolani Park
2750 Monsarrat Avenue
Honolulu, HI 96815
Join us for the 48th annual March of Dimes March for Babies! 2018 is a special year for the March of Dimes as we will celebrate our 80th anniversary. We plan to make March for Babies the best ever. March for Babies draws thousands of people across the islands who come together to support the March of Dimes goal which is, simply put: A fighting chance for every baby. Each year, 1 in 10 babies is born premature in Hawaii. Did you know that premature birth is the #1 killer of babies? That’s why, for 80 years, the March of Dimes has fought for little ones who can’t fight for themselves. With your support, we can find the causes of prematurity and birth defects together through research, education, treatments and more.
The walk starts and ends at the Kapiolani Park Bandstand on the Kalakaua Avenue side of the bandstand. It goes up Monsarrat Avenue to Paki Avenue and then up to the first look out on Diamond Head Road, just after the light house where the turn around and water station is. Walkers then return back to Kapiolani Park walking along Kalakaua Avenue to the finish line.

EVENT PROGRESS* - Raised: $223,607 *(As of Saturday, Jun 23, 2018)

Raised: $223,607

Top fundraisers
David Livingston
Cayden Elizabeth
Casey Shoda
Top family teams
Squad DMKD
Ky's Marching Monkeys
Cayden Elizabeth's Crew
Top non-family teams
The Queen's Medical Center
A-1 A-Lectrician, Inc.
UnitedHealthcare - Oahu
*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


The Ortega Brodie Family

Jan. 20, 2018 was my due date for our second child. Mark and I have been blessed with Tyler and were so ecstatic when we found out that we were going to have Levi. Tyler especially was so excited to have a baby brother. On Nov. 16, 2017 Levi was born at 4:48 am, weighing 2 lbs. 8.9 ounces & 15.5 inches long. I was just 30 weeks & 5 days along. When he first came out, a sigh of relief escaped me as I heard my baby cry the smallest cry I’ve ever heard. I saw Levi for just a couple of minutes before they transported him up to the NICU (Newborn Intensive Care Unit). I felt so helpless. All I could think about was if my baby was going to be ok & how long will it be until we can take him home. When I went to visit Levi in the NICU that night, I remember hardly being able to stand & thinking that I was so sorry that my body couldn’t hold him in longer than it did & not knowing what our NICU journey would be like at all. Mark & I visited every day. For a while though, it was very difficult sitting in his room. But as the days & nights progressed, so did Levi. Our nurses & doctors at Kapiolani have been absolutely amazing. They’ve been the “parents” to Levi when we’re not around & for them, we’ll be eternally grateful. Every year, we donated to the March of Dimes. Going through this NICU journey, we learned how much the organization has to offer which opened up a whole new perspective for us. We realized that no one ever thinks that they will have a preemie baby and wanted to do what we could to help other families. Seeing that purple bag on our chair with all the great information in it, let me know that we’re not going to go through this alone. Amy, the March of Dimes NICU Family Support Coordinator, is always wonderful & cheerful when we see her. She also makes Tyler feel just as special as Levi. She too will always have a special place in our hearts. We hope our story finds a special place in your heart and that donations continue to support this organization so that one day, preterm births & birth defects will be a thing of the past. After 123 days in the NICU Levi now weighs 11 pounds and is home with his family.


- Official March for Babies event t-shirt
- Early Bird! raise $100 online by Feb 28 and receive a picture frame magnet
- March for Babies fashion tote OR leather journal + event t-shirt
- March for Babies computer backpack OR picnic blanket tote + event t-shirt
- Personalized "Why I Walk" sign displayed on the walk route
- Champion for Babies hat + round beach towel OR yoga mat + event t-shirt
- Champion for Babies hat + Igloo Cooler OR terri hoodie + event t-shirt
- Champion for Babies hat + travel duffel OR insulated jacket + event t-shirt
- Champion for Babies hat + sport couch OR Under Armour jacket + event t-shirt

Thank you to our National Sponsors

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Thank you to our local sponsors






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