6. June 2012 11:48
Crestmark has always made charity a priority, but sometimes the places we give are particularly close to our hearts. For Crestmark Group President Jim Rothman, the March of Dimes is a very personal cause. "My twins, Eliana and Danielle, were born at 24 weeks and weighed one pound 2 ounces at birth," he explains. "The doctors told us the outlook was “grim” and that even if they survived it was likely they would have major disability. If it was not for the medical advances achieved through March of Dimes funding, my girls would not have survived."
Today, Eliana and Danielle are thriving, happy, and healthy. They're living examples of how March of Dimes helps children around the country, and they're also the official ambassadors for Palm Beach County. To help support this organization, Crestmark became a sponsor of March of Dimes and organized an internal fundraising effort for the March for Babies, matching employee donations. This year, the Crestmark team is #6 in the country for fundraising.
March of Dimes works directly to support the welfare of mothers and their babies. They are at the forefront of research into premature birth, helping babies around the country survive and grow strong. Crestmark is proud to support them and the good work they do.