Fedex Racing Driver Denny Hamlin & National Ambassador Meet National Political Leader
Washington, District of Columbia — Thursday, September 26, 2013
Photo caption:House Majority Leader Eric Cantor (R-VA) shakes hands with 8-year-old Nina Centofanti, the March of Dimes 2013 National Ambassador, on Capitol Hill as her mom Chris Centofanti and FedEx Racing driver Denny Hamlin look on. They visited Rep. Cantor to thank him for supporting March of Dimes efforts to give all babies a healthy start in life. This week, the March of Dimes organized more than 300 volunteers to visit their elected representatives on Capitol Hill to advocate for policies to improve maternal and child health. Hamlin also accepted the March of Dimes “Champion for Babies” award at the organization’s Volunteer Leadership Conference and 75th anniversary celebration. (Photo by Scott Robinson, courtesy March of Dimes Foundation.)
About March of Dimes
The March of Dimes is the leading nonprofit organization for pregnancy and baby health. With chapters nationwide, the March of Dimes works to improve the health of babies by preventing birth defects, premature birth and infant mortality.
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 persistats.org. You can also find us on Facebook or follow us on Twitter.