HAWE North America Supports March of Dimes

Saturday, April 29, 2017

HAWE North America Supports March of Dimes

The HAWE Cares Committee overwhelmingly decided to support the March of Dimes by sponsoring all HAWE Hydraulik employees and any of their family members who were interested in participating local March for Babies walks in Charlotte NC, Houston TX, and Portland OR. 

On Sunday, April 23rd the HAWE Houston team; Cynthia Villanueva, Kecia Ross, Lori Phillips, Carolina Sanchez, Jennifer Bonilla, and Juli Grettenburger gave up some free time and walked a distance of 4.5 miles starting on Calhoun Road in downtown Houston.  The Houston team raised a total of $249.

Saturday, April 29th the HAWE Charlotte team; Aaron, Kellie and Elijah Van Gilder, Kathy and Paul Sandel, Jason and Carmen McCorkle and Noelle Tolar braved the heat and gathered in Romare Bearden Park to walk the difficult 3.5 miles through downtown Charlotte. The Charlotte team raised a total of $482. 

Three hours later on that same day, the HAWE Portland team; Tracy Davidson and Mike Hodge started their walk of 6.2 miles on Center Court Street in Portland. The Portland team raised a total of $192. 

In total, HAWE Cares was able to raise a total of $923. All proceeds raised went to the March of Dimes whose mission is to improve the health of babies by prevention birth defects, premature birth and infant mortality.  Premature birth affects about 380,000 babies in the United States.  The funds raised support research and programs that help mothers have full-term pregnancies and babies begin healthy lives.

HAWE Hydraulik is proud to support the March of Dimes and would like to thank all of our employees who decided to make a difference by participating and for their generosity by donating to this very worth-while cause.    

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