Athens County WalkAmerica
Can I Get Involved
Does the Money Go?
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eight more babies will have been born with a serious birth
County Partnership Opportunities:
Should Your Company Sponsor March of Dimes
is the first, most widely-recognized walking event in the
nation. In 2001, over one million walkers and volunteers
in more than 1.800 communities raised more than $95
million for healthier babies.
- As a
WalkAmerica sponsor, your company's name and logo will be
linked to one of the most recognizable and respected
nonprofit brands in America and to a cause with universal
WalkAmerica is and ideal vehicle to promote your support
to the 83 percent of consumers that say they have a more
favorable impression of companies that support
percent of WalkAmerica participants represent corporate
teams who walk together with coworkers.
in the Future
2001, the Central Ohio March of Dimes funded more than
$70,000 in community grants. Without WalkAmerica, that
investment would not be possible. A full 78 cents of
every dollar raised is spent supporting programs that
help prevent and treat birth defects.
percent ages 26 to 45
percent are married
percent ages 18 to 25
income is $47,400
2001, more than 400 Athens County area residents
representing businesses and schools raised over $45,000
to help save babies through WalkAmerica.
Top teams include:
University Child Development Center
University Inn and Conference Center
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