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Humboldt Storage & Moving to Partner with March for Babies

Premier March of Dimes Fundraising Event

BOSTON, April 8, 2008 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The March of Dimes Massachusetts Chapter is pleased to announce that Humboldt Storage & Moving of Canton will serve as a statewide corporate partner for March for Babies in Massachusetts. Formerly known as WalkAmerica, March for Babies is the March of Dimes premier fundraising event that benefits all babies -- those born healthy as well as those who need help to survive and thrive.

"Humboldt Storage and Moving is proud to be part of this national movement to ensure that every baby has a healthy start in life," stated James Sullivan, president of Humboldt. "Everyone can be a champion for baby health by signing up for March for Babies." And we will work very hard to do our part. We were approached by the March of Dimes for a unique opportunity to provide storage space & delivery of items associated with several events across the state and everyone involved with this initiative will do their best to minimize the stress that comes with putting on a large-scale fundraising event."

"The involvement of high profile local leaders across the nation is a key element in our goal of helping more babies come into the world healthy," said Ed Doherty, State Director of the Massachusetts Chapter. "We are fortunate to have someone so committed to our cause."

Premature birth touches half a million babies and their families every year including 8,000 babies in Massachusetts. Babies born too soon are more likely to die or have disabilities. More than 120,000 babies are born with serious birth defects that can mean a lifetime of disability. Babies born healthy need champions, too, to ensure they have access to newborn screening and preventive health care. The March of Dimes is there for all babies.

In Massachusetts, March for Babies will take place in eight sites on Saturdays & Sundays from April 19, 2008 through May 4, 2008. Massachusetts residents can sign up today to help fund lifesaving research and educational programs aimed at helping moms have healthy babies.

In 2008, national March for Babies sponsors are CIGNA, Continental Airlines, Famous Footwear, Farmers, FedEx, Grain Foods Foundation, Liberty Tax Services,, and Kmart, the March of Dimes number one corporate partner which has raised more than $63 million for babies. Additional national sponsorship is provided by Discovery Health, Mead Johnson Nutritionals, Outdoor Services and Ther-Rx.

About March of Dimes

The March of Dimes is the leading nonprofit organization for pregnancy and baby health. With chapters nationwide and its premier event, March for Babies, the March of Dimes works to improve the health of babies. For the latest resources and information, visit or

About Humboldt Storage and Moving:

Humboldt Storage and Moving is Greater Boston's oldest moving company and largest United Van Lines agent. The Boston-area moving company, founded in 1905 is an original stockholding member of United Van Lines and remains within the top 5 percent of all United Van Lines agents in the country for sales volume.

The company's philosophy is "Relax. And get moving." Moving is cited as one of the more stressful occasions in people's lives and the entire Humboldt team goes to great lengths to ensure all customers feel at ease through the entire moving process. The team at Humboldt Storage and Moving are specialists in assisting seniors with sensitive down-sizing relocations, coordinating highly technical biotech/lab and hospital moves, fine art moving and storage, time-sensitive office relocations, as well as traditional residential relocations both local and international and packing services.

Boston-area moving company Humboldt Storage and Moving is headquartered in Canton, Massachusetts. The Canton location also serves as a 90,000 S/F state of the art, climate-controlled storage facility, serving the needs of clients with more long term needs. For more information about Humboldt's expertise and moving services please contact them at (781) 821-8777. For additional information visit

SOURCE March of Dimes - Massachusetts
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