Mary Olivio

Why I walk

This is our 6th year at March for Babies!

My son, Liam, was born at 27 weeks and 6 days. At birth Liam only weighed 15 ounces. We spent 101 days in the NICU before being discharged and have cherished every day that we have been able to spend with our little miracle. Liam just turned 5 in October and he has grown so much! We went from being born under a pound to learning how to eat, crawl and walk. Even though our NICU stay is long behind us, we are still faced daily with factors related to his prematurity.

NEW to our team this year is Luke! Luke was born at 27 weeks and 1 day. Luke was born at 1lb 11oz. While he followed in his brothers footsteps being born at 27 weeks, his NICU stay was much shorter. After 66 days we were able to bring Luke home. It was such a blessing he was home by Christmas. He is doing great at home and we are about to start Occupational Therapy and Special Instruction to get him on track with other baby's his age.

Every day, thousands of babies are born too soon, too small and often very sick. I'm walking in March for Babies because I want to do something about this. And I need your help. Please support my walk by either joining us in New Orleans at the March of Dimes event on May 7th in audubon Park and being a part of Team Leaping Liam or consider making a donation. Making a secure donation is easy: just click the 'donate now' button on this page. Thank you for helping me give all babies a healthy start!


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.

$1,411
Fundraising goal: $1,500
Saturday, April 29, 2017
28 Donors | 927 Visitors

Sponsor messages

Mary Olivio
7 months ago
Thank you to everyone who shopped our LulaRoe Fundraiser!
Tracy LeBon
7 months ago
Woohooo $1000!
Rita Hubbard
7 months ago
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Robin Noel
7 months ago
Sadly we can't be there but we are with you all in spirit!
ann tucker
7 months ago
These 504 Boys are souljas, I thought I told ya! Love, Ann :)
Monique LeCompte
7 months ago
Team 504 Boys Are Awesome!
Charlsey Wolff
7 months ago
Best of luck in the fundraiser and have fun walking!
Lindsay Murphy
7 months ago
GOOOOO Olivio Boys!
Sara Erdmann
7 months ago
Best of luck on your walk!
Mary Olivio
8 months ago
Way to go Team 504 Boys!!!
Theresa lensmyer
8 months ago
Sorry it can't be more this year
Andrea Savoie
8 months ago
Love those 504 Boys! :)
The Armstrongs
8 months ago
504 Boys rock
Vin & Amy Chien
9 months ago
Great cause! Good luck ??
Tiffany Armstrong
9 months ago
504 Boys! Too cute! Go Luke and Liam!
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