Karina Primavera

Why I Walk

This is my - and my team's - 11th year of marching for babies.

The March of Dimes is a cause that is near and dear to my heart, because my babies were born 14 weeks early, and because I delivered three babies, but am raising only two.

Each of my babies weighed less than 2lbs at birth, and one of them weighed in at a teeny tiny 1lb 3oz. Although we lost our baby girl, our boys survived and we have the talented NICU staff, strength of our little warriors, and the research funded by the March of Dimes to thank for our our boys pulling through. They were in the NICU for 14 weeks and 19 weeks - it's a long time, and to us, it was a lifetime.

I walk the March for Babies because I am in awe of my boys and how far they have come on a road they never should have had to travel. I walk in honor of my baby girl - not a day goes by that I don't think about her. I walk for, and with, her brothers, who carry her spirit in them. And I walk to save babies.

Do something really special and help me save babies by donating or - better yet - joining our team!

Thank you so much!


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.

Thank you for walking!
Sunday, May 01, 2016
29 Donors | 342 Visitors

Sponsor messages

Julie Magee
4 months ago
Cograts on exceeding your goal! You & Dan inspire us everyday with the work that do for the boys! - Julie, Tim, Will & Natalie
Robin Treanor
4 months ago
Love you guys! Blessings
Dana Quick
4 months ago
Thanks for making a difference Karina. I'll be cheering you on...Best of Luck! Dana Quick
Gillian Hall
4 months ago
Go Pinkles! Lots of love to you, Dan & your tiny babies xxx
Katherine Tryforos
5 months ago
All the best!!! Katina
Tania Hedlund
5 months ago
I hope to meet your boys some day!
Linda Socci
5 months ago
Good luck Team Primavera
Judith Hudson
5 months ago
Good luck, Team Primavera! X
Rachel Mason
5 months ago
Go primavera love from the Mason family x
5 months ago
Hi Karina and family, a donation from across the pond, all best wishes on the day. Clare. xxxxx
sarah weiss
5 months ago
Hope you all enjoy this years walk - go Team Primavera xxx
Ira Purohit
5 months ago
We admire your dedication for this great cause.
Sarah Jane Mckevitt
5 months ago
Good luck!
Annie Braley
5 months ago
Have fun on the walk!! xo
Asgar Rouhani
5 months ago
Good luck Karina
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