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Hundreds of Albuquerque Residents gather to kick off 2018 March for Babies

Albuquerque, New Mexico


Albuquerque, March 05, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) --

Aisha Smith, 505-933-6424, adsmith@marchofdimes.org

 

media alert/photo opportunity

 

HUNDREDS OF ALBUQUERQUE RESIDENTS GATHER TO KICK OFF 2018 MARCH FOR BABIES

 

WHO:              Energized Albuquerque residents dedicated to giving every baby the best possible start. The March for Babies 2018 Campaign Chair, Dr. Nick Dayan of TriCore Laboratories and Vice-Chair Mark Fidel of RiskSense, will lead the kickoff.  Also on hand will be local business leaders, team captains, and families of premature babies.

 

WHAT:            2018 March for Babies Kickoff

March for Babies is the biggest annual fundraiser for March of Dimes. The event brought in $130,000 in our community last year to help March of Dimes lead the fight for the health of all moms and babies.  Now more than ever, moms and babies need a champion.

 

WHEN:                        TUESDAY, MARCH 6, 2018, 7:30-9:00 A.M.

WHERE:           ALBUQUERQUE MUSEUM, 2000 MOUNTAIN RD NW

To register for March for Babies and make a donation, visit marchforbabies.org  

WHY:               More than 380,000 babies are born prematurely in the U.S. each year. In the United States, premature birth and its complications are the leading cause of infant death.

 

MEDIA NOTE:    Great visuals and interview opportunities, including Event Chair Dr. Nick Dayan of TriCore Laboratories, and Vice-Chair, Mr. Mark Fidel of RiskSense, 2018 Ambassador Family, The Nichols Family, of Albuquerque, and other local families affected by premature birth.

March of Dimes leads the fight for the health of all moms and babies. We support research, lead programs and provide education and advocacy so that every baby can have the best possible start. Building on a successful 80-year legacy of impact and innovation, we empower every mom and every family. Visit marchofdimes.org or nacersano.org for more information. Visit shareyourstory.org for comfort and support. Find us on Facebook and follow us on Instagram and Twitter.

 

2018 March for Babies is sponsored nationally by Kmart, Famous Footwear, Macy’s, HCA, Cigna, Pampers and regional sponsor Publix Super Markets, Inc. In our community, March for Babies is sponsored by TriCore Reference Laboratories and Presbyterian Healthcare Services.

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