Wow, what a journey it’s been these past few months as we worked toward the March for Babies. Back in January, we set out on a quest to raise $1000 for March of Dimes. Over the course of the next four months, we met our goal, raised it twice, and met it two more times, bringing in $2799 as a team. Do we have amazing people or what?
Again, Oaklee’s first 69 days of life were spent in the NICU. Multiply these next 6.9 days by 10. That’s 10 weeks. It’s a long time to need organizations such as March of Dimes. We wish no one needed them in the first place, but we’re grateful for their presence in Oaklee’s journey.
So again, we ask, could you help us reach further past our fundraising goal of $2250?
To the mom with the baby in the NICU right now, You don’t know me, but I’ve been praying for you. I, myself, just gave birth last June to a 27 weeker, a beautiful, now healthy baby girl. Your NICU experience will be hard and frustrating. You’ll be overly emotional. You’ll be exhausted. You probably …
We’ve got 69 days to finish up our fundraising for the March for Babies. Who cares? We do. Could you give a dime for each day Oaklee was in the NICU ($6.90)?
If it’s in your heart to give, we pray you’ll consider donating towards Oaklee’s team in the March for Babies on May 5 in Grand Rapids, MI.
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