What is it?The March of Dimes organization is a groupdedicated to raising money to help prematurebabies and their families. This organizationdonates a lot of money each year to supportfamilies and to support the research to helpthese babies.
What do they do?Each year the March of Dimes organization hostsa series of walks in order to raise the money thatthey then donate. These walks take place inspring, and are held all over the country.
Is there one in Toledo?• The walk for Toledo is going to be held on Sunday, April 15. Registration for the walk will take place at 8:30 and the walk will start at 10:00. The starting location of the walk will be at Fifth Third Field.
What causes premature birth?The causes of premature birth have not yet beenlocated. It could be anything. This is why theMarch of Dimes organization exists. To find andprevent the causes of premature birth so thatmore babies can be saved from death each year.
How can I help?The walk has not taken place yet, so there is stilltime to help! I will be attempting to raise moneyto donate to the organization. I will have flyersand a table set up to help raise the awareness ofthe organization. This in turn will help raise theawareness of premature births in America.
Information and photos courtesy of the Marchof Dimes website.http://www.marchofdimes.com/#