Walk a Mile to Save Our Babies will be held Sept. 21 at St. John CME Church, 350 NW Crawford Place in Winston-Salem, to bring awareness to infant mortality in Forsyth County.
Check-in is at 10:30 a.m. and the event will be 11 a.m.-1 p.m. You can register at Forsyth HelpOurBabies.org. Participants who register by Sept. 1 receive an event t-shirt. Registration will close Sept. 12.
Participants will walk one mile with empty baby strollers to represent babies lost to the various causes of infant mortality. The event will include guest speakers, a boxed lunch and networking time. The event is sponsored by the Forsyth County Infant Mortality Reduction Coalition.
September is National Infant Mortality Awareness Month. In 2020, the most recent year of available data, 31 Forsyth County babies died during their first year of life.