March of Dimes

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Their Mission

The March of Dimes was first opened to fight the polio virus but with this accomplished, they are now geared to help prevent birth defects from prematurity and the deaths of babies since 1958.

1 in 8 babies are born prematurely each year which is the #1 cause of their death. Even children born just a few weeks earlier can face serious challenges and disabilities. 4 more million will die before reaching age 5. Having a baby with severe problems or even losing a child is a terrible thing for any family to go through. This program works to reduce those numbers and increase awareness to help mothers and families with their programs and education.

GOAL

My personal goal is to reach at least $50 to this cause.

Where your donations go:

- NICU (neonatal intensive care unit) family support
- Expand local and global programs to educate families and help assist staying the full term of pregnancy.
- Fund Researches that cause prematurity, defects and preventions. Some ways its already helps the babies:

*Brain- Fighting prematurity for their brain to fully develop in 9 months
*Eyes- treatment to cure vision defects
*Smile - A gene was identified responsible for oral cleft which is being furthered
*Heart- New treatments mean better survival rate for those with a small heart
*Spine- Folic acid education mean babies born with neural tube defects decrease
*Lungs- Surfacant & nitric acid therapies save the life of many premee's
*Heel- A newborn screening, a drop of blood from here can save their life


Support the March of Dimes who aim to give every baby a chance to live life :)

DISCUSSION ( 22 COMMENTS )

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kassiemyers2013 2014-05-01 22:50:09
glad to see other members supporting march of dimes also
kr3w758 2014-03-25 21:58:30
helo
kassiemyers2013 2014-03-17 15:09:58
my number 1 cause I will always donate to
kassiemyers2013 2014-03-12 13:27:29
donated to cause already and will again I will always support march of dimes best cause out there
vModzElektra 2014-01-11 18:18:13
great cause!!!! to promote
grohmomma88 2014-01-04 02:04:24
Such an amazing thing to do! Way to go!
AbbyAW 2014-01-02 20:33:17
Thank you very much Austin, you and me both :D
austinfrey18 2014-01-02 02:44:54
This is a great cause in my opinion! Best I've seen so far!
Slwood70 2013-12-15 04:14:41
AbbyAW 2013-09-14 06:06:09

Any amount makes a difference so thank you! :)

my cousin was one of those kids and he made it through with gods helpdarkselrahc38


I hope your cousin is still doing well, great news to hear! :) I believe all kids deserve a chance to live.
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AbbyAW

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