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Why I march

My name is Amelia Keppel and I am a 7th grader at the Baltimore Lab School. I was born two months too soon. When I was in the NICU, there were many tubes connected to my body to help me survive. The following video will help you understand more about the struggles I’ve gone through because of my prematurity and how I face those challenges.

I hope you liked the video. Please join the fight for healthy babies by donating to my March for Babies team, La Famiglia di Amelia at And come walk with us on Sunday May 6th in the Baltimore walk starting near Canton Park with a path along the waterfront.

Thank you for your support.

La Famiglia di Amelia

Amelia, Bob, Christy, Maddie and Tess Keppel

Your gift matters

Funds raised in March for Babies support research and programs that help moms have full-term pregnancies and babies begin healthy lives. And they will be used to bring comfort and information to families with a baby in newborn intensive care.

Fundraising goal: $13,200
Sunday, May 06, 2018
11 Donors | 409 Visitors

Sponsor messages

Amy Cutchineal
6 months ago
Way to go Ambassador and Shining Star!😘
Doran Herritt
7 months ago
Amelia, Happy to support you and a great cause again this year. We will see you later this Spring. Hopefully you can make Sullie's graduation party. We hope you and the family are well. Take Care, Team Herritt
Harold Philipsen
10 months ago
Hello Keppels and "Gigi", Our family likes to make this donation in memory of "Pops". You are missed Bill Van Rooy!.... Tracy, Harold, Bas and Finn
Molly Smith
11 months ago
Amelia and family, your grandpa was a treasure and will be dearly missed . He loved you beyond the moon and stars !
Anna Moyes
11 months ago
From Don and Ann Moyes
SUE Hatling
11 months ago
Sending loving prayers and support from the Hatling Families- Sally and Jerry Roger and Mary , Brandon and Julie and family, Kent and Melissa and family, Jenny and Seth and family Tim and Sue, Jerrid and Carolyn and family The world has changed with the loss of Bill as a husband- father- grandfather- family and friend.
Connie and Karlen Walser
11 months ago
Amelia, Karlen and I are honored to donate to your cause in memory of your grandpa. We saw your video while visiting them in Roche Harbor and they couldn't stop talking about your accomplishments, determination and drive. Their pride filled the room. Your spirit is an inspiration, I hope you meet you one of these days! Love to your family!
Rosemarry Simmons
11 months ago
This gift is in memory of your grandfather, Bill Van Rooy. He was such delightful gentleman and will be missed.
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