Events & Happenings
2013 R Baby Hero Award: Marcel Herbst
Honoring Inspiring and Dedicated Volunteers Helping Us Save Babies' Lives
We are proud to announce that Marcel Herbst, R Baby Board Member for five years and a passionate volunteer and advocate for the Foundation, is R Baby’s 2013 recipient of the annual Hero award. Learn about Marcel's invaluable contribution to R baby foundation »
2013 R Baby 1stMEDICAL Hero Award:
Dr. Marc Auerbach & Dr. David Kessler
Our first R Baby Medical Hero Award will go to a young team of doctors that has been helping us since the very first year and who continue to work extremely hard and tirelessly above and beyond what our funding has been. Learn about MarC and David's invaluable contribution to R baby foundation »
R Baby Honored at Goryeb Children's Hospital
On October 25th, 2012 Goryeb Children’s Hospital celebrated their 10th Anniversary Gala in Whippany, New Jersey. The event featured Guest Celebrity Chef Fabio Viviani and highlighted their many accomplish- ments during their 10 years of excellence in treating children throughout
R Baby was proud to be honored at the event for our 5-year partnership with Goryeb and the life-saving programs we fund including our top ten best practices to improve hospital and family communication shared with hospitals throughout New Jersey and nationally as well through conferences.
Zimmet Healthcare Event Donates to R Baby
Thank you to Marc Zimmet and Zimmet Healthcare Services Group for inviting R Baby to Atlantic City to receive a $10,000 donation. Zimmet Healthcare works with geriatric patients and Marc’s understanding of vulnerable populations runs deep. His generosity to R Baby brings his care of our fellow citizens to the full circle of life from newborns to the elderly. We are deeply touched and honored by his commitment to our cause.
R Baby Publication on Pediatric
Simulation Education Wins Award!
A recent article on skills education research supported by R Baby was selected by The Society for Simulation in Healthcare as one of the best articles for 2011-2012 and will be presented at their 2013 International Meeting.
Congratulations to 2013 R Baby Medical Hero Award winners Dr. Marc Auerbach and Dr. David Kessler!
R Baby Honored by Morgan Stanley
We are excited to announce that R Baby has been selected for Morgan Stanley’s 2013 Gifts for Good Calendar. Each year, a select number of impactful non-profits are selected from hundreds of nominations and are featured in the calendar shared with clients and the public and distributed to 14,000 advisors at the firm. In addition, a flipbook link has been shared with all 26,000 branch employees and the same announcement will be shared with all non-branch employees. 200 of the calendars were also included in gift bags for their recent Go Red event.
Organizations are selected that are both geographically and mission diverse, are solving problems in unique ways, and are working to make their local communities, the nation and the world a better place. We are honored to have been chosen for this amazing opportunity and we thank Lee Nesser for nominating R Baby as well as for his passion, kindness and drive.
Third Annual Pediatric Infectious Disease Symposium
Wednesday, May 22, 2013 | Mount Sinai Hospital
R Baby Foundation is proud to sponsor the Third Annual Pediatric Infectious Disease Symposium at Mount Sinai Hospital on Wednesday, October 31st. Led by Dr. Adam Vella of Mount Sinai, the event attracts over 250 emergency physicians and top pediatric speakers from the top children's hospitals across the nation. The event will feature current state of the art evidence, opinions, and practice in pediatric emergency medicine related to specific infectious emergencies and will include simulation training.
Mother's Day Run/Walk 2010
Sunday, May 9, 2010 | 8:00am-11:30am | Central Park, NYC
We are thrilled that so many of you came out to support us. Over 9,000 people participated and together, we raised over $550,000. Donations are still coming in. It was an amazing day, especially seeing all the families who came out to support R Baby on their holiday for a worthwhile cause.
Photos by Bird's Nest Productions
Necklaces for a Cause
The Colorado Chapter was started in honor of Rhiannon McMurray who lost her life at only 9 days old to an undetected virus. Shi's Jewelry Box is proud to offer a new necklace set, "The Rhiannon" — nearly 70% of proceeds goes to R Baby. LEARN MORE »
2013 Maryland Tennis Tournament
Saturday & Sunday, May 4-5, 2013 | Hillendale Country Club in Phoenix, Maryland
Over 30 of the Mid-Atlantic Region’s best players were in attendance for a two-day Pro Doubles Invitational Tournament.
Enjoy Photos from the event »
2013 New York Tennis Tournament
Saturday, May 18, 2013 | USTA Tennis Center, Flushing, New York
This fun and challenging round-robin tournament was a beautiful day in NYC! All players and all levels were invited to participate! Last year’s tennis event helped
R Baby raise $100,000 and brought together some of the best tennis players in NYC.
Enjoy Photos from the event »
2012 New York Tennis Tournament
Saturday, May 19, 2012 | USTA National Tennis Center, Home of the US Open | 9:00am-3:00pm
A fun and challenging round-robin tournament and beautiful day of tennis, lunch, beverages and a live Calcutta Auction at the USTA National Tennis Center in Flushing, Queens – home of the US Open! There is limited availability for this terrific event which last year, helped R Baby raise over $80,000 to help save babies’ lives.
Links for Life Golf Classic
Friday, May 11, 2012 | Broadlands Golf Course, Broomfield, CO | 12:00pm
The 3rd Annual R Baby Foundation Links for Life Golf Classic benefiting Children's Hospital Colorado!
R Baby’s 5-Star Food & Wine Gala
Wednesday, May 9, 2012 | The Plaza, NYC | 6:00-10:00pm
A lively culinary experience pairing premium wines, an epicurean menu and the rare opportunity to mingle with world-reknown chefs from New York's finest restaurants: Aureole, Gramercy Tavern, David Burke Kitchen, The Four Seasons, Ai Fiori, and more.
Cycle to Save Babies' Lives
Saturday, May 5, 2012 | 4866 Cordell Avenue, Bethesda MD | 1:00pm
In celebration of R Baby's 5th Anniversary, a special event to stay active and cycle to save babies' lives!
2012 New York Tennis Tournament
Sunday, April 22, 2012 | USTA National Tennis Center, Home of the US Open | 9:00am-3:00pm
A fun and challenging round-robin tournament and enjoy a beautiful day of tennis, lunch, beverages and a live Calcutta Auction at the USTA National Tennis Center in Flushing, Queens – home of the US Open! All players and levels. There is waimited availability for this terrific event which last year, helped R Baby raise over $80,000 to help save babies’ lives.
2012 Maryland Tennis Tournament
Sunday, April 15, 2012 | Bare Hills Racquet & Fitness | 3:00- 7:00pm
A beautiful day of tennis, lunch and beverages at Bare Hills Racquet & Fitness in Baltimore, Maryland. The event featured top local tennis pros offering valuable instruction and tournament play; all players and levels are invited to participate! There was limited availability for this terrific event which supports R Baby’s mission to help save babies’ lives.
Fly to Save Babies’ Lives
Saturday, March 24, 2012 | 12:00pm
(11:45am check-in) | Flywheel Sports
A special event to stay active and spin to save babies’ lives. The event took place in Millburn, NJ and featured snacks, drinks, giveaways, a raffle and more.
R Baby’s Tennis Tournament:
Serving to Save Babies’ Lives
Saturday, June 25, 2011 | SPORTIME Randall’s Island
On June 25, 2011 the 1st Annual R Baby Foundation Tennis Tournament: Serving to Save Babies' Lives was held at Sportime Randall’s Island. Twenty teams participated in an exciting tournament which raised close to $80,000! Congratulations to our winners: Ron Marks and Todd Paul, and the runners up: Jeff Appel and Darrin Cohen!! Our winners receive part of the $11,000 pot raised during the exciting live Calcutta auction, and the remainder of the money raised will go towards R Baby’s mission of saving babies’ lives through improving pediatric emergency care. We really enjoyed meeting everyone - both players and spectators. There are so many wonderful charities out there, so we really appreciate you opening yourself up to a new cause that affects all of our families and future families. Contact Emily Neufield for more information
R Baby Links for Life Golf Classic
Friday, May 13, 2011 | The Broadlands Golf Course, Broomfield, Colorado
All proceeds went to support The Children's Hospital in Denver.
Pediatric Infectious Disease Symposium
Wednesday, April 27, 2011
Hatch Auditorium, 1468 Madison Avenue
GP, 2nd Floor, NYC
Jingle Ball 2010
Monday December 6, 2010 | 6:00-9:00pm
Covet, 137 East 55th Street, New York City
In support of R Baby Foundation.
Funniest Celebrity in Baltimore Contest
October 14, 2010 | 7:30-10:00pm | Baltimore, MD
To benefit the R Baby Foundation and the University of Maryland Hospital for Children.
Charity Mom's Night Out with Jenny from The Suburban Jungle Blog
Friday, May 21, 2010 | Aztig Urban Salon
1641 Bonaventure Boulevard, Weston, Florida | $30
A special Moms Night Out. We enjoyed paraffin hand treatments, flat or body hair ironing, fillament mascara, chair massage, spray tan skin test, and 20% off all products at Aztig Urban Salon! Exquisite Catering by Robert provided amazing apps and we received signed copies of See Mom Run. All profits from the $30 admission fee went to R Baby Foundation.
R Baby Links for Life Golf Classic
Friday, May 14, 2010 | The Broadlands Golf Course, Broomfield, Colorado
$125 per single golfer / $450 per foursome
We raised money to save babies' lives with The Children's Hospital.
An Evening with Lara Zibners, M.D.,
to Benefit R Baby Foundation
Thursday, March 18, 2010 | 6:15pm ET
Kidville, 163 E 84th St., NYC | $30 advance/$40 door
An evening with Lara Zibners, M.D., author of the book If Your Kid Eats this Book, Everything Will Still Be Okay: How to Know if Your Child's Injury or Illness is Really an Emergency. A portion of the proceeds benefit R Baby Foundation.
"Priorities, Passion and Community"
Webcast Live from New York
Friday, March 5, 2010 | 12:30pm ET
A round-table conversation to help save babies lives, we discussed Passions, Priorities and Community with R Baby Co-founder Phyllis Rabinowitz and the Mompreneurs of New York, and honored the work of R Baby Foundation.
Charity Night 2010
Sunday, February 28, 2010
Casanova Restaurant, Grand Cayman
A night of cocktails and hors d’oeuvres amongst peers, to help raise awareness and funds for R Baby Foundation and Hedge Funds Care. Proceeds raised from this evening will help save babies' lives through improved pediatric emergency care, and assist in the prevention and treatment of child abuse.
Pediatric Infectious Disease
Emergencies Educational Symposium
Wednesday December 9, 2009
Hatch Auditorium, New York City
The Mount Sinai Department of Emergency Medicine with a grant awarded by the R Baby Foundation hosted a full day of education for emergency physicians on Pediatric Infectious Emergencies. A stellar group of speakers who are recognized as experts in their fields presented updates on emergency presentations encountered by doctors in emergency departments every day.
Walk to Save Babies’ Lives
September 26, 2009 | Denver, CO
Thank you for those who supported our Walk to Save Babies' Lives — we raised close to $50,000 and will partner with The Denver Children's Hospital to improve pediatric emergency care.
R Baby Mother’s Day Run/Walk
in Central Park, NYC
May 10, 2009 | New York, NY
We are thrilled that so many of you came out to support us. Over 9,000 people participated and, together, we raised over $650,000.
It was an amazing day, especially seeing all the families who came out to support R Baby on their holiday for a worthwhile cause. A 6-year old racer said it best: "We want to help the babies grow old."
The Best Things in Life Come in Small Packages
On May 15, 2007, the foundation held its first major fundraising event at the Mandarin Oriental Hotel in New York City.
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