The annual March of Dimes’ March for Babies will be held on Saturday, April 28. The event is the oldest walk fundraiser and the only one honoring all babies.

Registration for the Salem walk begins at 7:30 a.m. at Salem Hospital. The 10K walk will kick off at 9 a.m. and the 3K leaving the start line at 9:15 a.m. Participation in March for Babies will include  live music, face painting, children’s activities and more. To join in, visit, or call toll-free (800) 525-9255 to sign up as an individual, to start a corporate, family or friends team, or donate to help babies be born healthy. Participants can also pick up sponsor forms at Kmart.

Funds raised by March for Babies in Oregon and SW Washington help support prenatal wellness programs, research grants, neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) family support programs and advocacy efforts for stronger, healthier babies.