Millions raised for March of Dimes at Houston event

April 29, 2012 8:01:16 PM PDT
The tiniest Texans are getting support from the March of Dimes.

The organization held the 41st annual Houston March for Babies on Sunday.

About 40,000 people walked for five miles around the University of Houston campus.

The local walk raised $3.7 million -- and counting -- to prevent preterm birth rates, birth defects and infant mortality

The organization says the Houston march has been its top fundraising event for the past two years.