The mission of the March of Dimes is to improve the health of babies by preventing birth defects, premature birth and infant mortality.
We love volunteers and they are always needed, and welcome in our office. We have many clerical and other opportunities available. Our phone number is
810.982.0177 and our address is 511 Fort Street Room #250 Port Huron, MI.
Jail & Bail
Saturday February 4, 2012 9:00am – 4:00pm
927 – 6th St. Port Huron, MI 48060
Get ready to be “locked up”. As a Prisoner you will be charged with a “crime”, arraigned in front of the judge and your bail will be set. You raise your bailmoney by contacting all of your friends, family and acquaintances and having them pledge dollars to keep you in, or get you out of jail. The Keystone Kops are ready to round up prisoners and take them on a “Jail Break” or two. Our Jail & Bail Event marks its 55th year in 2011 and boasts that it is has always been the largest Jail & Bail event in the nation. To join in on the excitement simply call 810.982.0177 or click here to sign up to be a prisoner.
Reading Champions is held in elementary schools during ” March Is Reading Month”, 2012
This event teaches elementary students the benefits of volunteering and the fun of fundraising. Students read books and collect donations for each book read.
All students who participate will receive an award and be recognized at the Award Assemblies held at each participating school. Children love to be a Reading Champion and look forward to this event every year.
March for Babies
Sunday May 6, 2012
NEW TIME THIS YEAR:
Registration begins at 9:00 a.m.
Official walk Begins at : 10:00 a.m.
This event is designed for everyone, families, friends and colleagues. A 5 mile walk ends with a big celebration that includes an inflatable obstacle course, face painting, balloon making, a live band, games, food, beverages and more. There are many ways to participate, you can be an individual walker, or join a school team, a family team or a business team. Call 810.982.0177 to sign up and March for healthy babies.
Signature Chef Dinner & Auction
Monday September 17, 2012 5:00pm – 9:00pm
St. Clair River Country Club
This culinary extravaganza features many of the areas finest chefs. Sample their culinary delights as you preview unique silent and live auction packages.
Truly and evening to remember. Call 810.982.0177 for your invitation.
Prematurity Awareness Day
Thursday November 17, 2011.
A national event to make everyone aware of what the March of Dimes is doing to prevent premature
birth, birth defects and infant mortality.
All of our events have sponsorship opportunities available.
Advantages of being a sponsor at any of our events:
BRAND RECOGNITION: Your company’s name and logo will be linked to one of the most recognizable and respected non-profit brands in America, and to a cause with universal appeal … saving babies lives.
CAUSE-RELATED MARKETING: 8 to 10 (83%) Americans have a more positive image of companies that support a cause they care about. Sponsorship of March of Dimes is an ideal vehicle to promote your support.
AFFILIATION: We are the largest non-profit in the country.
RECOGNITION: We promote your business in many different Medias such as radio, newspaper, billboards and more, guaranteed to reach your target market and beyond.
ACCESS TO VALUABLE TARGET MARKET: Our organization reaches several targeted audiences which make us an ideal partner with companies for reaching their business objectives. March of Dimes primary target audience is the 59 million women nationwide of childbearing age.
The March of Dimes is an independent, non-profit organization that does not receive any funding from other organizations or the federal government, which is why sponsorships such as this are so very important to us. Funds raised from all events come back to our community, and are used to prevent birth defects, premature birth and infant mortality. We are proud to say that in the state of Michigan eighty eight cents of every dollar raised goes directly to our mission.
March of Dimes
511 Fort St., Room 250 Port Huron MI 48060
Telephone (810) 982-0177
Fax (810) 982-5932
www.marchofdimes.com March of Dimes is the champion for babies.