When my boss said I could head corporate philanthropy, I jumped at the chance! I always believe that if we can help just one person in our life, we are living a life worth living 💜 so to have an entire company backing my dreams of giving on a bigger level, I was ecstatic. That was about 2 years ago and so far we’ve had great nonprofit partners like Cycle for Survival, Baby2Baby and today’s spotlight is on March of Dimes.
March of Dimes is a nonprofit that primarily focuses on helping families with premature babies. It’s scary the statistics of how many babies are born wayyy before their due date and without MOD, it would be much harder to adjust to life with a premie.
Last night was MOD’s Signature Chefs Auction dinner which happens yearly and is a time for folks to hear what MOD has been doing and what it what it wants to continue to do! Also it’s an amazing tasting smorgasbord of food & wine (I might have gone to the hand roll line so much that the chef recognized me 😝) and an auction of amazing prizes to help raise funds for the upcoming year.
It’s one of my favorite events of the year because it’s so nice to see the mission statement from March of Dimes being lived out when we get to hear from an ambassador family about all the real life changes. Also this silent auction isn’t so silent at the end of the night as I get to see tangible proof of people helping left and right.
Also every November, MOD host baby showers for families who never had a chance to celebrate their babies and who also are missing essential items. Ergobaby held a packing party where we got requested items such as carriers, swaddlers, onesies, pacifiers and more together.
If you want more info on how you can help, email me [firstname.lastname@example.org] xo