March of Dimes New York Division announced today that two-time Super Bowl MVP, Eli Manning, will serve as the 2015 Celebrity Chairman for March for Babies in New York City. The event is March of Dimes’ largest annual fundraising event.
“It is an honor to support the important work March of Dimes is doing to improve the health of children,” said Manning, who has served as Celebrity Chair of the NYC event for the past 8 years. “March for Babies gives everyone in our community the chance to make a difference in the lives of millions of babies.”
“We are excited to have Eli supporting March for Babies again this year,” said Rob Kindler, Vice Chairman & Global Head of Mergers & Acquisitions for Morgan Stanley, who serves as the 2015 March for Babies Revenue Chairman. “He is committed to helping advance the mission of the March of Dimes and his partnership has been invaluable to the March for Babies Campaign here in New York City.” March for Babies 2015 is expected to raise $2.5 million.
Manning will join nearly 10,000 New Yorkers on Sunday, April 26th. The Manhattan walk is 3.5 miles; starting at 64th St. and Columbus Ave. and ending at 26th St. and Madison Ave. Registration opens at 8:30 a.m. and the walk steps off at 10 a.m. For more information and to register, visit marchforbabies.org.