Seventeen Thousand Donated Baby Items to Arrive at Presbyterian Hospital Tomorrow
Media Alert: June 14, 2007
More than 17,000 donated baby items have come from all over the community in a two month-long baby shower themed campaign called "Open Your Hearts to Newborns in Need."
Baby showers have been given by:
- Presbyterian Healthcare Services
- The University of Phoenix
- The mayor of Santa Fe
- The mayor of Albuquerque
- United States Post Office
- Bernalillo County Clerk's office
- Southwest Airlines
- Americans for Indian Opportunity
- Albuquerque Public Schools
- Zia Pueblo wife of Chief of Staff
- Women's Voices
- St. Charles Elementary School
- Babies "R" Us
Where: Presbyterian Hospital
1100 Central Avenue SE
When: Friday, June 15, 2007
11:00 a.m. - 12:00 a.m.
More than 17,000 diapers, baby blankets, clothes and other essentials for a new baby will be dropped off at Presbyterian Hospital tomorrow.
Presbyterian Women's Center cares for more new moms and babies than anyone else in New Mexico. More than 5,600 babies were born at Presbyterian in 2006. Presbyterian Women's Center has a new 43-room Mother-Baby Care Unit, 17 new birthing rooms, and a Level III Neonatal Intensive Care Unit.
This campaign is sponsored by the University of Phoenix New Mexico.
- A truck load of more than 17,000 baby items delivered to Presbyterian
- Presbyterian staff unloading baby items to take to the Women's Center
- Several dozen hampers full of diapers, baby blankets and clothes
- Tour of the Presbyterian Women's center and mother baby care unit
Call Elizabeth Schomburg at 923-6339 or (505) 841-1234. Presbyterian serves to improve the health of individuals, families and communities.
Presbyterian Healthcare Services was founded in New Mexico in 1908, and is the state's only private, not-for-profit healthcare system. Presbyterian offers eight hospitals, a statewide health plan, and a growing multi-specialty medical group. Presbyterian employs more than 9,500 people throughout New Mexico.