March for Babies

May 18, 2014

marchofdimes_2Rochester General Health System (RGHS) was a proud sponsor of the “March for Babies,” an event sponsored by the March of Dimes that raises money to help families with premature newborns.

Hundreds of people – including multiple walking teams from RGH - took park in the march yesterday (Sunday, May 18th)  which was held at RIT Park Point.

Kristen Opett RN, vice president and Patient Safety Officer/RGHS also served as marchofdimes_1chairperson for the March of Babies. Kristen told News10 NBC “I think all of us know a baby that was born premature, or those that may have lost babies, and I think our real goal here is to stop that, and all babies will have happy, healthy lives just as my beautiful son has,” said Opett.

Learn more by calling the local March of Dimes office in Rochester at (585) 424-3250

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