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Join in the March for Babies

Published On: Apr 11 2014 08:23:56 PM CDT   Updated On: Apr 11 2014 09:33:18 PM CDT

Did you know? 

- One in ten babies is born too soon in Colorado. 

- Costs to care for premature babies in El Paso County alone, top $57 million each year.  

It is the mission of March of Dimes to provide help for each and every baby though newborn screening, education, support, and advocacy. 

“The mission of the March of Dimes should be important to everyone.  We are helping our future -- March of Dimes helps all babies,” said Moyra Hower, Southern Colorado Director for the March of Dimes. 

KRDO Newschannel 13 invites you -- and the whole family -- to participate in the March of Dimes' March for Babies 5K Walk, and be a "Hero for Babies."  

When: Saturday, April 26th.

          8:00am The Bucktones Band

          8:30am Registration begins 

          9:00am, 5K walk begins

          10:00-12:00 Flying W Wranglers

Where: UCCS West Lawn, Colorado Springs

How much: FREE! 

          (Donations to March of Dimes are encouraged.)

Who: You

Why: Support the March of Dimes 

This year's goal for the March for Babies is $200,000.  84-cents of every dollar donated supports the March of Dimes. 

See you April 26th! 

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