Karina Primavera

Why I walk

This is my - and my team's - 12th 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; 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.

Need more reasons? Take a look: http://youtu.be/kvXd0pEr1dc

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

Thank you so much!

Karina.


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.

$1,278
Fundraising goal: $1,000
Sunday, May 07, 2017
26 Donors | 400 Visitors

Sponsor messages

Sarah Weiss
11 days ago
Hope this works! Guys so pleased you had a fab walk this year! Sorry the donation has taken this long to get sorted xx
Diane Kahn
12 days ago
Karina, Congratulations on your efforts to make a difference. It does take each of us doing an action! Diane Kahn
Sheila and Ken and Connor May
16 days ago
Love ya!!
NORMA URQUHART
19 days ago
Hope you all have a lovely day today - Clare. xxx
jennifer dilaura
20 days ago
Wishing you a beautiful and sunny day on Sunday - sorry to have to miss it..
Shruti Arora
21 days ago
With you all the way! Go team Primavera! xxx
Katherine Tryforos
22 days ago
Wish I was there to join you guys! Love, Katina xoxoxo
Elizabeth Lazarou
22 days ago
Karina and Dan - Good luck! Hope you raise lots of $$$. -- Liz
Morag Grey
24 days ago
Support from across the pond, love Morag xx
Danielle Verrilli
2 months ago
Love you Primavera Family! Thank you for all your good work for babies ??
Judith Hudson
2 months ago
Good luck! Xx
Sarah Jane McKevitt
2 months ago
Happy walking, the McKevitts!
Nicholas MacIlvaine
2 months ago
Good luck on the Walk!
Asgar Rouhani
2 months ago
Good luck Karina with the March. Wishing you the best!
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