NEW YORK, April 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Super Bowl MVP Eli Manning, who serves as the March of Dimes New York Division Celebrity Chairman, joined business and corporate leaders on Monday, April 6, for a private reception to support March of Dimes. Devin Wenig, CEO, Thompson Reuters, and a member of the March of Dimes NY Division Board of Directors; hosted 100 guests atop the Thomson Reuters Building at 3 Times Square, in New York. CBS 2 News Co-Anchor, Maurice DuBois, emceed the program and CBS Radio New York Sr. Vice President of Sales, Jennifer Mock Donohue, delivered the mission message.
Several members of the March of Dimes NY Division Board rallied their resources to help bring new sponsors and supporters to March of Dimes largest annual fundraiser, March for Babies(R). Those members included Rob Kindler, Vice Chairman & Global Head of Mergers & Acquisitions, Morgan Stanley; Joseph R. Siegelbaum, Partner, Goodwin Procter; Kurt Simon, Managing Director Head of Telecom Investment Banking, JP Morgan Securities; and Mitchell Slater, COO, Sr. Executive VP & Director and member of the office of the Chairman, CKX. "With the recent economic downturn and the slowing of charitable contributions, we wanted to find new ways to help support the important work March of Dimes does to give all babies a healthy start in life," said Rob Kindler. The board member's efforts resulted in over $100,000 in new revenue for the March of Dimes walk event that takes place on Sunday, April 26, at Lincoln Center. For more information or to support March for Babies(R) go to www.marchforbabies.com.
The March of Dimes is the leading nonprofit organization for pregnancy and baby health. With chapters nationwide and its premier event, March for Babies(R), the March of Dimes works to improve the health of babies by preventing birth defects, premature birth and infant mortality. For the latest resources and information, visit www.marchofdimes.com or www.nacersano.org.
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