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2014-04-14 12:28:59

Two-time Super Bowl MVP Supports March of Dimes Charity Walk NEW YORK, April 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- March of Dimes New York Division announced today that two-time Super Bowl MVP, Eli Manning, will lead the organization's annual charity walk, on Sunday, April 27 in Manhattan. Manning, who serves as the NY Division's Celebrity Chairman, will join thousands of New Yorkers for the March for Babies event; a 3.5-mile walk starting at 65(th )St. and Columbus Ave. and ending at 26th St....

2014-04-10 12:27:39

Launches Research Campaign To End Premature Birth HYDE PARK, N.Y., April 10, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The March of Dimes unveiled a new exhibit commissioned to tell the story of its history and that of its founder - FDR - today at the Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library and Museum in Hyde Park, N.Y. Created to celebrate the March of Dimes 75(th) Anniversary in 2013, the exhibit includes an interactive touch screen that highlights FDR's personal struggles with polio,...

2014-04-08 23:32:51

Wilentz, a New Jersey based law firm, helps to raise awareness for the Middlesex County March for Babies. Woodbridge, NJ (PRWEB) April 08, 2014 Wilentz, Goldman & Spitzer attorney’s, Barbara Koonz, Counsel, and Hesser G. McBride Jr., Shareholder, have taken on the role of Middlesex County March for Babies® Co-Chairs to raise awareness and funding for babies who are born premature or with birth defects, and to give back to the Middlesex County community. Barbara, Hesser and the...

2014-04-07 00:22:12

Supermodel-Mom Niki Taylor to Join March for Babies Event at New York Stock Exchange WHITE PLAINS, N.Y., April 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- This year marks the 20(th) anniversary of Cigna's support of the March of Dimes work to give all babies a healthy start in life. The company is celebrating with a new slogan, 10 Fingers, 10 Toes and 20 Years, and by ringing The Closing Bell® at the New York Stock Exchange today. Supermodel and mother of four, Niki Taylor, will join March of Dimes...

2014-03-31 12:28:53

Shop Your Way® Members Get More When They Give HOFFMAN ESTATES, Ill., March 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Kmart, the top corporate partner for March of Dimes Foundation, launches its unprecedented fourth decade of fundraising support for the cause, kicking off its 2014 campaign with new ways to donate, and rewards for giving for Shop Your Way members. During the last three decades, Kmart has raised $114 million to help advance the critical work being done by the March of Dimes on...

2014-03-21 08:23:40

Sarah Brown, Mally Roncal, and Jacquie Tractenberg to be Honored NEW YORK, March 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- March of Dimes New York Division announced today it will host the first Annual Spirit of Beauty Luncheon on Monday, May 12, 2014 from 12 noon to 2pm, at Cipriani 42(nd) St. in New York City. The event will honor Sarah Brown, Beauty Director, Vogue; Mally Roncal, President and Founder, Mally Beauty; and Jacquie Tractenberg, President, Tractenberg & Co. Claudia Lucas,...

2014-03-18 00:21:34

Thalia helps March of Dimes raise awareness about preventable birth defects WHITE PLAINS, N.Y., March 18, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Hispanic women have babies at a greater rate each year than any other racial or ethnic group in the United States, making this population the fastest growing group. And now, Spanish-speaking women and families can easily find much-needed information on how to have a healthy pregnancy and a healthy baby online at nacersano.org. "I feel so...

2014-03-10 12:24:51

Continuing with its social wellness campaign, "Camino al bienestar", the network joins forces with the March of Dimes® to support mom and baby health MIAMI, March 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As part of its annual CAMINO AL BIENESTAR campaign, developed to offer information and resources on a specific health topic each month, in March Discovery Familia will promote the importance of early prenatal health care for Hispanic women in the United States....

2014-03-06 12:27:05

Grantees Search for Genetic Links to Predict and Prevent Premature Birth WHITE PLAINS, N.Y., March 6, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Five researchers seeking to understand the causes of premature birth with the goal of identifying women at risk of preterm labor and developing new treatments to prevent it have been awarded grant support from the March of Dimes. The researchers, from the United States and Canada, are seeking to understand what role genetic variations, infection, fetal lung...

2014-03-04 00:22:46

Celebrity Mom will March to Improve Mom & Baby Health WHITE PLAINS, N.Y., March 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Hilary Duff, new mother to 22-month-old son Luca, is volunteering her time to help the March of Dimes raise funds to help give more babies a healthy start in life. To view the multimedia content associated with this release, please click: http://www.multivu.com/players/English/65164-march-of-dimes-march-for-babies-2014/ http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140304/MM71291 "As a...