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BY MARCH OF DIMES #27 in Philanthropy & Volunteering

4.7 out of 5 stars
  • 5 Stars88%
  • 4 Stars6%
  • 3 Stars3%
  • 2 Stars1%
  • 1 Star2%
4.76 / 5 based on 833 Reviews

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  • "Such a great organization reaching out to help families that are just starting and getting a rough hand dealt to them right out of the start. " in 24 reviews
  • "Having a brother born prematurely, and being a preemie myself, March of Dimes has always had a special place in my heart in their support of premature babies and their families." in 20 reviews
  • "My daughter and I have done these walks both for March of dimes and march for babies a great cause and we usually have a great turn out." in 18 reviews
  • "this organization always tries to raise money and they're very persistent i heard about them when i was 7 and they're still going strong" in 15 reviews
Nicole R.
Beaumont, TX
106 reviews
Love this charity. As a mother of a premature baby, seeing organizations that support preemies makes my eyes swell up with happy tears. I've only donated a couple of times but look forward to donating again in the future.
Brooke B.
Grand Rapids, MI
44 reviews
Helping premature babies is amazing. This organization is amazing. It takes a strong individual to watch their baby begin their life like this. So this organization is great to help them through it. I definitely support
Kaitlyn V.
Castroville, CA
473 reviews
This is such an amazing organization. For those who may not know, this foundation helps raise research for finding a way to prevent premature births, infant mortality, and illness as well. This is such an amazing organization.
Anna C.
Myrtle Beach, SC
129 reviews
One of the main way the March of dimes reduces birth defects is to suggest to the woman that she get an abortion if a birth defect is detected. This includes babies suspected of having downs syndrome. This is plain disgusting. March of dimes needs to focus on helping, not hurting babies.
Sophia T.
Williamstown, NJ
254 reviews
My neighbors have a March of Dimes benefit every year and it's one of the most inspiring things. They donate an incredible amount time and money to organize a huge event that has raised THOUSANDS of dollars!!!
Ashley H.
Akron, OH
210 reviews
This is a great charity! I think it's great when people help other people in need. I personally have never dealt with them but always see the boxes to donate money and things like that
Leah N.
Farmington, NM
37 reviews
After doing a bit of research myself, I found that the claim that the organization is called "March of Dimes" because only a dime out of every dollar is donated is false. Actually, out of every dollar donated to the March of Dimes, $0.76 is spent on research and programs, which is a lot, considering the cost it takes to keep the foundation up and running. Not to mention the free and helpful brochures and information passed out to parents and parents to be, including myself, which give you helpful nutrition and health information to prevent premature birth during pregnancy. This organization actually SAVES LIVES.
It is called March of Dimes, because folks were encouraged to donate dimes for charity to this organization back in 1938, when it was founded by President Franklin D Roosevelt, a victim of infantile paralysis. This organization has saved the lives of many premature babies and babies with birth defects. You can thank March of Dimes for newborn screening tests, polio shots and the extensive nutrition information you received during pregnancy. Without March of Dimes, we wouldn't have this.
I encourage everyone to read the annual report. It explains exactly what this organization does. http://www.marchofdimes.com/mission/annual-report.aspx
Yailin L.
Concord, NC
298 reviews
Good Samaritan Expert Level 2
Love the organization and the people who help all of those families and premature babies.
Gotta be thankful for them. And also I've read alot about this organization. Not many good things though.
Samantha B.
Warwick, RI
120 reviews
Received a dime in the mail introducing the march of dimes. Very clever and nice way to catch people's attention I have donated before and will continues to donate. I have kids so I understand the need
Adriana C.
Pico Rivera, CA
12 reviews
Great charity to give babies a fighting chance. The fact that my brother was born premature encourages me to donate and walk for the March of Dimes. I try to donate atleast twice a year.
Sally R.
Ft Lauderdale, FL
103 reviews
Does anybody else do the walks?
Taylor K.
Tiffin, OH
329 reviews
Good Samaritan Expert Level 4
How many of you donate?
T b.
Pomona, CA
94 reviews
When do you guys have the walks , is it monthly or yearly ?
Vanessa B.
Safety Harbor, FL
91 reviews
Has anyone does the walks for them?
Jennifer G.
Edinburg , TX
44 reviews
Is it true that they only get 10 cents per dollar?

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