Fund the Mission
Signature Chefs Auction funds the vital work of the March of Dimes, work that has impacted all of our lives. This year, nearly 60,000 babies will be born to soon in Kansas & Missouri.
Prematurity is a National Health Crisis
•Affects 1 in 9 babies.
•Can lead to long-term health problems and lifelong disabilities.
•Is the leading cause of death during the first month of life.
•Causes developmental delays, cerebral palsy, blindness and intellectual disabilities.
March of Dimes Prematurity Campaign
•For 11 years the March of Dimes Prematurity Campaign has made significant progress in reducing the preterm birth rate and improving outcomes for mothers and babies.
•Yet the stubborn fact remains: the United States still has the highest preterm birthrate of any industrialized country.
•Our goal is to reduce the preterm birthrate to 9.6% by 2020.
How You Can Help?
Please take a moment and participate in this year's "Fund the Mission". Every gift is 100% tax deductible and goes directly towards funding the mission of the March of Dimes and our goal to ensure one day all babies are born healthy.
It's easy, on the right select the Fund the Mission amount you wish to purchase and complete the form, then hit submit. You will receive an email confirming your Fund the Mission purchase that can be used for tax purposes.
Commonly Asked Fund the Mission Question
What if I can't attend this year's event, can I still make a gift?
Yes, you can still make a gift. All Fund the Mission donors will be recognized the night of the event regardless of attendance.
I am attending Signature Chefs but would like to doante today. Can I still raise my paddle the night of the event?
Yes, if you make a gift today you will recieve special instruction on how to participate in the Fund the Mission portion of the evening.
I was asked to make a gift by a friend, will my friend be notified of my donation?
Yes, our committee and volunteers will be made aware of online Fund the Mission Purchases.
Have more questions, contact Karly Kappelman with the March of Dimes at (913) 235-9837 or email@example.com