Sara Hegarty

Why I walk

After volunteering for the March of Dimes for 2 years, in 2013 when we found out we were expecting our 3rd child. A normal pregnancy ended on May 8, 2013 when we delivered Gabriel Michael silently; he suffered an unbilical cord accident in utero. Shaun and I had 4 hours to hold our sweet baby boy and say our hellos and goodbyes. I never imagined something like this would happen to our family. The reality is, it can happen to ANY family. This is why we raise money for the March of Dimes every year; so other families don't have to say goodbye to their babies. We raise money so Gabriel's name can live on. We raise money so our healthy children: Leah, JJ and Nicholas, will always remember the brother they never met. We raise money so every baby can have a fighting chance. Please take a moment and donate to our team, donate for Gabriel, donate for Leah, JJ and Nicholas, or donate for a baby in your life. I have created a few donation amounts that have special meaning to our family, you may choose one of those or donate any amount that works for you. $58- Gabriel was delivered on 5/8; $140- Sara Carried Gabriel for 140 days before she had to say hello and goodbye; $400- This year Gabriel would have turned 4 yrs old.

We walk because we said hello and goodbye to our son in 4 hours. We walk, because the world gets to know I am a mother to 4 children, not 3. Please walk with us.


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.

$4,315
Fundraising goal: $4,500
Sunday, May 21, 2017
89 Donors | 6441 Visitors

Sponsor messages

Tracy Strasser
6 days ago
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Carly Salamone
7 days ago
For Gabriel- and all the other babies! Because every baby is a March of Dimes baby :) Wish I could be there to walk with you!
Regina Futagaki
9 days ago
You got this... your goal will be left in the dust! Xoxo
Melissa Love
9 days ago
Big love and hugs! Keep up the good work.
Christine Weaver
9 days ago
Love you!!!!
Jodi Szczublewski
17 days ago
Happy Birthday Gabriel! Love you Hegarty's <3
Melissa Magin
18 days ago
Thinking of you today!! Happy birthday to Gabriel, he has a beautiful mother with an amazing heart!!
Emily Haddad
22 days ago
For Gabriel's Birthday! ??
Suzanne Weller
22 days ago
Because we're all March of Dimes babies...and especially for Gabriel. ??
Julie Spencer
27 days ago
Happy almost birthday in heaven Gabriel. The Spencer's love you.
Elizabeth Heuerman
28 days ago
Love you friend!
Andrew Gerbers
30 days ago
Great Cause Sara!
Kathy DeLine
2 months ago
For Gabriel, for our unnamed baby, for all of those that are delivered to God sooner than we would prefer. You are an amazing voice for those who didn't have a chance and those who may because of your efforts.
Tracy Ulrich
2 months ago
Love you guys!
Kellie & Kevin Szenderski
2 months ago
I'm so proud of you and your personal and professional efforts for this great cause! Congratulations and thanks!
Katharyn Schortgen
2 months ago
Thank you so much for raising so much awareness!
Christina Medlen
2 months ago
What wonderful work you are doing! May God bless you and your family ??
Kelly Wright
2 months ago
Love you!
Jenelle Corriveau
2 months ago
Love you friend! -Nellie
Hannah Saar
2 months ago
Happy birthday, Leah :)
Kevin Dooley
2 months ago
Enjoy your cake!
Sara Charles
2 months ago
Happy Birthday, Leah! :)
Aimee Hanf
2 months ago
I think Leah should get the cupcake in the face!! It's her birthday!!!
Nicole Brugnoni
2 months ago
Happy 9th Birthday Leah - $9 from each of us! Uncle Mike, Aunt Nikki, Olivia & Mia
Kara Weber
2 months ago
Happy Birthday Leah
Maney Gale
2 months ago
Happy Birthday, Leah!
laurel Lovitt
2 months ago
Happy Birthday Leah!
Melanie Hicks
2 months ago
Get her Leah!! Happy birthday sweet girl.
Amber Krupp
2 months ago
Happy Birthday, Miss Leah! Love, The Krupps
Stacey Hearn
2 months ago
For Leah's birthday I have a 9 in the number. Happy birthday Leah! Miss you Sara...my little Airport date!
Annette Neff
2 months ago
I am happy to support you and the birthday girl, Leah in her cupcake mission tonight! Love you!
Jody Lovitt
2 months ago
Rey was due today on your daughter's birthday!!! Happy birthday!!
frederick lefebvre
2 months ago
Consider this 5 people
Rachel Tutera
2 months ago
I love you big time Sara!!! For who you be and the difference you make in this world!!!!!! Xoxoxoxo
Ryan and Regina Futagaki
3 months ago
Love you guys ?
Erin Michel
3 months ago
<3 <3 <3
Rania Altaher
3 months ago
You go girl, love you.??
Lisa Ragland
3 months ago
Love you, Sara!
Rebecca Holladay
3 months ago
Love you guys!
Kristen Davis
4 months ago
For Gabriel, Dylan, and all of the little angels. We love and miss you everyday. Thank you Sara for all the work you do!
Casey Pogan
4 months ago
Will always be inspired by your courage and love for Gabriel.
Cheryl Dawkins
4 months ago
For you and Gabriel. I love you.
Jessica Haffey
4 months ago
$10 for each of my 3 blessings...wish it could be more, but thinking of you!
Brianne Sexton
4 months ago
Good luck!!
frederick lefebvre
4 months ago
Good luck
Anonymous
4 months ago
We love your fight!
Anonymous
4 months ago
Blessings.
Amy Hughes
4 months ago
From my family to yours Sara...Amy
Hannah Saar
4 months ago
Love you guys ??
Melissa Magin
4 months ago
<3 miss you
Stacey Drozda
4 months ago
Xoxo Hegarty family!!!
Jason Crundwell
4 months ago
If I could only throw the pie myself...
Katie Thompson
4 months ago
I donate for your sweet baby Gabriel, my angel baby boy, Matthew James and all the other angel babies!
Joseph Molnar
4 months ago
We Love You Sara Jennifer, Joe, Cadence, and Adailyn Molnar
Anonymous
5 months ago
Love and hugs for you and Shaun...and your beautiful family. I hope you both know we are here if you need us. So proud of how you both navigate the absolute worst nightmare of any parent into support and love for families facing your same loss. Lots of love, Aunt Eileen, Uncle Vinny & your Carissimi Cousins
Kristina Gehring
5 months ago
We send our love with you! It isn't much, but know that it comes from the heart!
Stacy Abeles
5 months ago
18 is a very special number that signifies life or "giving life"... Your work is doing just that for so many families! Keep up the great effort! XO, Stacy and Eli
Allison Sitter
5 months ago
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Brittani Guggisberg
5 months ago
It's not much but every penny counts!
Rexene Madl
5 months ago
Love you!
Christina & Chad Snyder
5 months ago
We are with you. Thank you for using your loss to help other families ??
Sarah Snell
5 months ago
Leah spoke of your angel baby with such love last year. I'm donating in honor of your family and my best friend who has also suffered devasting loss from miscarriages. Please continue to do amazing and powerful work in Toledo!
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