Volunteer opportunities

Volunteer Opportunities

Volunteers drive our work to empower families.

With help from people like you, we’re making an impact through education, research, and advocacy, but there's still work to do. Join us to mobilize your network and raise the critical awareness and funds to improve the health of individuals and families.

Will you take the lead?

Virtual and at home volunteer opportunities

Spread the Love

Gratitude gifts for healthcare providers

Organize, purchase, or solicit in-kind donations for gratitude gifts and meals to send to healthcare providers and staff who support mom, babies and families. Sign up to get the how to guide!
Keep the kids entertained

Sibling Kits

Put together activity kits for siblings so they have something fun to do while the family focuses on bonding with their new baby in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU), at home, or at the hospital. Sign up to get the how to guide!
Support parents

Personal care kits for parents

Put together personal care kits for parents whose babies were born too soon. Sign up and get the how to guide.
Send encouragement

Send postcards to policy makers

Gather friends and family virtually to participate in a postcard party. Send postcards to elected officials and your neighbors to encourage them to be aware of the maternal and infant health crisis in America. Download the how to guide and template today!
Write a heartfelt message

Send a Note of Hope

Every year 4 million babies are born. This is an exciting and challenging time, but can also be scary when everything doesn’t go as planned, and even more so during this uncertain time in our country. Please show your support sending a note of hope.
Give advice, receive guidance

Become a mentor/mentee

Join the March of Dimes community Facebook group and become a mentor or mentee. Mentors and mentees will be able to share support, offer advice, connect with families who had similar experiences.
Start community participation

Create your own event

Gather friends and family to participate in a fundraising activity or challenge of your choice. Turn your passions into funds raised for moms and babies. Our list of ideas can inspire you to come up with your own fundraiser today!

Other ways to volunteer

March for Babies walk and celebration

March Your Way

This extraordinary volunteer-led event allows you to bring together your family, friends, neighbors, local businesses, schools, places of worship, etc. who share your commitment to helping every mom and every baby.
Take the lead

Volunteer leaders

Leverage your leadership, experience, and network to support the health of all families by committing to a longer-term volunteer role.