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7 Jan
Volunteers

Off and running in the New Year!

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Happy New Year! We are thrilled that nearly 1,000 Family Teams have already registered for March for Babies 2009! Thank you and remember we are here to help in any way. If you have questions, let us know. Share your thoughts and successes with us right here!

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Off and running in the New Year!

Comment by brandy — January 7, 2009 @ 1:06 pm

i was trying to set up a team profile and it would not let me so i will try at a later time but i have a question. i have alot of people that are going to walk with me but does every one have to rais money to walk??? i have alreayd started my fundraising but some of my friends cant do it so please let me know that way i can figure out a way to make sure that every one can perticipate thank you

brandy

Off and running in the New Year!

Comment by Kathy — January 8, 2009 @ 10:22 am

Hi Brandy,

Thank you for supporting and participating in MFB09! To answer your question, no everyone does not need to raise money to walk with you on your team. We do, however, ask that you register ALL members of your team on your team page. Then you can explain how easy it is for your team members to send an email to their family and friends asking for their support. Most people are surprised on how easy it really is…and how willing people are to give! You may consider asking your team members to save their spare change and make their own donation on their personal page to support your overall team page! Keep us posted and good luck!
Kathy

Off and running in the New Year!

Comment by Denise — January 10, 2009 @ 10:03 pm

This year we set a really large goal of $10,000. We raised over $3,000 last year on just personal donations, so I think we can do it!

We’re doing two big fundraisers in April, A Spaghetti feed/Karaoke Night with raffle, drawing and silent auction. The other is a car wash the weekend before.

I LOVE the idea of asking people to save and donate their spare change!

Off and running in the New Year!

Comment by Tiffany — January 25, 2010 @ 5:46 pm

I know a lot of teams sell candy and we usually get the flyer for it at our kick off party. We’re anxious to get started early this year and wondered if anyone had the website so we could get the candy on order? Thanks in advance, and happy walking : )

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