2015 National Ambassador Meets President Obama

Washington, District of Columbia | Wednesday, April 29, 2015

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March of Dimes 2015 National Ambassador Elijah Jackson, age 12, met fellow basketball fan President Obama in the Oval Office of the White House. Elijah was accompanied by his parents Elise and Todd, March of Dimes Board member John Rainey, chief financial officer and executive vice president of United Airlines, and March of Dimes president Dr. Jennifer L. Howse. Elijah presented the President with a purple March for Babies baseball cap to signify the annual nationwide event, which raises funds for healthier moms and babies.

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The March of Dimes is the leading nonprofit organization for pregnancy and baby health. For more than 75 years, moms and babies have benefited from March of Dimes research, education, vaccines, and breakthroughs.

For the latest resources and health information, visit our websites marchofdimes.org and nacersano.org. To participate in our annual signature fundraising event, visit marchforbabies.org. If you have been affected by prematurity or birth defects, visit our shareyourstory.org community to find comfort and support. For detailed national, state and local perinatal statistics, visit peristats.org. You can also find us on Facebook or follow us on Twitter.