March of Dimes Baby Shower

When? World Prematurity Day, November 17th.

Where? Rm. 353


What is needed? Diapers, bottles, etc.

Purpose? To get items to donate to the Department of Children's Services.

Facts: 1) March of Dimes was founded January 3, 1938. 2) It was founded to help with Polio. 3) March of Dimes has 225 employees. 4) 181 million dollars in sales in 1998.

Mission Statement? "To improve the health of babies by preventing birth defects, premature birth, and infant mortality. We carry out this mission through research, community services, education and advocacy to save babies' lives. March of Dimes researchers, volunteers, educators, outreach workers and advocates work together to give all babies a fighting chance against the threats to their health: prematurity, birth defects, low birthweight."

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