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MOMS AND BABIES NEED YOU NOW MORE THAN EVER


 

NEW YORK CITY StepUp

Raised to date:
$144,468
Our goal: $1,500,000
 
Lincoln Center Area
65th Street , New York, NY 10023
Date: Friday, May 15, 2020 10:00 AM
 

Important Update

Our March for Babies celebration is still on, but it looks a little different! We are rapidly preparing for a new, virtualized event that will be fun and engaging for everyone. This change in format aligns with the newly released CDC guidance for large events, to help ensure the safety and health of our participants. More details on our new format to come soon!

 
 
ABOUT MARCH FOR BABIES

Join the Virtual March for Babies StepUp!

Social distancing can't stop us from fighting for healthy moms and babies who need us now more than ever. This year, #MarchForBabies is going virtual - so everyone, anywhere - can Step Up! with us

By joining March for Babies Step Up! you can fundraise in new, exciting ways, including through our new step-counting app and with fun virtual fundraising challenges. 

To get Started: 

  1. Register here at marchforbabies.org by clicking "JOIN THIS EVENT".
  2. After registering, download the app.
  3. Start stepping and share your story using #MarchforBabies and #MFBStepUp!
  4. Request pledges from friends and family via the app – don't be shy!
  5. Visit the app daily and watch for challenges to participate in throughout the campaign.
  6. And don’t forget to make your own donation!

By fundraising for March for Babies, you help support moms and babies during COVID-19 and beyond.

Your support helps:

  • Research for COVID-19 treatments ensuring they are inclusive and safe for pregnant and lactating women.
  • Fundraising and advocacy efforts needed to help those families impacted by COVID-19.
  • Resources and training for doctors and nurses in the ICU and NICU who are fighting tirelessly for moms and babies every day.
  • Development of educational materials for moms-to-be and families about what they should know to protect themselves.

During this time of urgency given the COVID-19 pandemic, the need for March for Babies to Step Up! its support is even more critical. Babies can’t wait. Moms can’t wait. 

Thank you for Stepping Up for moms and babies!

Step Up for March for Babies!

We are sending good wishes to all to remain healthy, as we face the public health emergency brought about by COVID-19.

This year our March for Babies family will come together in a new exciting way, as a virtual community.

Your support and fundraising dollars will not only help support our existing programs, but also help us address the impact the current health crisis is having on moms and babies. We need your help more than ever!

Please start or join an existing team today, create your own online fundraising page and let everyone know about the lifesaving March of Dimes mission that needs their support. Do it for babies like our new Mission Ambassador, Marley Campbell!

 
 

EVENT PROGRESS* - Raised: $144,468 *(As of Friday, Apr 10, 2020)

Raised: $144,468

 
Top fundraisers
 
1
Laura and Pete Tornatore
$11,151
2
Jayme & Jason Zimmerman
$7,748
3
Alan Brogdon
$4,090
Top family teams
 
1
Team Tornatore
$11,663
2
Team Zimmermans
$9,151
3
Z.A.P.
$2,603
Top non-family teams
 
1
Zeta Phi Beta - Delta Mu Zeta Chapter
$3,952
2
Citibank NA LIC
$2,665
3
Phi Beta Sigma-Kappa Beta Sigma
$2,187
 
*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!
 

YOUTH CHAIR AND MISSION AMBASSADOR

 

 

Mariana Gilbert and Marley Campbell

Mariana Gilbert is back for March for Babies 2020 serving as our Youth Chair! Mari, who is 8 years old, is a previous Mission Ambassador and Superhero Sprint Chair. Last year Mari raised over $25,000 in March for Babies – she is an inspiring young leader. Meet Marley! Marley Campbell is the 2020 March for Babies Mission Ambassador. Scroll up to read Marley's story under About March for Babies.


Rewards

 
$100
- Early Bird! “Wear Your Why” button for $100 online by 8 weeks before your event
$100
- Official March for Babies event t-shirt
$250
- March for Babies camp mug OR bamboo lunchbox + event t-shirt
$500
- March for Babies Game Day Jersey OR Game Day Stool + event t-shirt
$500
- Personalized "Why I Walk" sign displayed on the walk route
$1,000
- Champion for Babies Medal + pullover OR bluetooth speaker + event t-shirt
$2,500
- Champion for Babies Medal + duffel OR fleece + event t-shirt
$5,000
- Champion for Babies Medal + vest OR 1/2 zip shirt + event t-shirt
$7,500
- Champion for Babies Medal + rain jacket OR 2-person seat + event t-shirt
$10,000
- Champion for Babies Medal + Beats headphones OR heat vest + event t-shirt
 

 

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