February 2013


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Anjani Kumar <[log in to unmask]>
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Daily eNews for CMNS Students <[log in to unmask]>
Mon, 11 Feb 2013 09:26:42 -0500
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Are you pre-med? Interested in volunteering at the NICU? Want to network
with March of Dimes chapter staff and meet inspirational people and go to
conference nationwide? Then join the March of Dimes Collegiate Council at
UMD! Every year, nearly half a million babies are born too soon in the
United States. Our country's premature birth rate has risen by 36 percent
over the last 25 years.That's serious cause for concern. Premature birth
costs more than $26 billion a year and takes a high toll on families.

Babies born just a few weeks early are at risk of severe health
problems and lifelong disabilities. Premature birth is the number 1 killer
of newborns. The March of Dimes is the biggest non profit organization
dedicated to preventing premature birth, birth defects, and infant
mortality though fundraising, advocacy, and research. Since abolishing
polio, the foundation has moved its focus to premature birth and infant
The March of Dimes Collegiate council at UMD will be hosting several
events, fundraisers and activities to highlight this important cause and
to raise funds, so that one day all babies are born healthy. ALL POSITIONS
EXCEPT FOR PRESIDENT ARE CURRENTLY OPEN!! If you are interested in helping
out, and/or a leadership position, please visit and
email [log in to unmask] for more information. Join us in the fight
against premature birth!