Take the lead


Volunteers drive our work to empower families. We need you more than ever to give them the best possible start.

Take the lead

take action to protect moms and babies

Add your voice to persuade policymakers to pass laws and regulations that promote the health of women, children and families.

Take the lead


The money you raise helps expand programs, educate medical professionals and support innovative research to find solutions that give every family the best possible start.

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Get Inspired

Find inspiration in the words of others who care about the health of families.

seth hall

Greater Philadelphia Market
Market Volunteer

“I wanted to be a part of the solution. Given how lucky I’ve been to have healthy babies, I knew it was my calling to give back.”

cory moss

Greater Atlanta Market
Market Volunteer

“Leadership is about bringing my professional skills and experience into this organization, whether through business or my network, and helping to lead and stay engaged.”

dr. diana ramos

Los Angeles Market
Market Volunteer

“I’ve volunteered for over 15 years with March of Dimes on the local, state and national level. It’s a great organization, a wonderful partnership. There’s always a chance in the initiatives and opportunity to make an impact.”

send a note of encouragement to moms-to-be

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. Show your support to moms- and dads-to-be by sharing your advice, experience and words of encouragement with a hand-written note. We’ll make sure to share it with them at one of our upcoming baby showers.

Download the template and write as many notes as you want. Be creative!
Once written, please mail your notes to March of Dimes, 1550 Crystal Drive Suite 1300 Arlington, VA 22202 Attn: Notes of Hope

Let’s reach as many moms and dads as possible!

Download the Template

Ways to take the lead

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A recurring gift from you can give babies the best possible start because they need you today and tomorrow.

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