March of Dimes holds March for Babies

Published 05/02 2014 04:13PM

Updated 05/05 2014 10:40AM

Update: 10:05 pm, 5/4/14, Sunday
URBANA -- Hundreds of families marched to raise money for little ones in need. Charity Shofner walked for her premature daughter, Sydney, who was born at 27 weeks. She received medicine which saved her life, thanks, in part, to March of Dimes.

Money raised from the event goes to research and development of medicine. It was a busy day for March of Dimes. There were four other walks in different parts of Illinois Sunday.
Original: 5:19 pm, 5/2/14, Friday
CHAMPAIGN COUNTY -- Half a million babies are born too early each year. Many struggle to survive. Josh and Charity Shofner know all about that struggle. They, along with Charlotte Miles from the March of Dimes, join us.

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March for Babies
Champaign County Fairgrounds
Registration: 1 pm
Walk: 2 pm

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