The March of Dimes of Staten island held its March for Babies Kick Off Rally at the Vanderbilt, South Beach on Wednesday night.
Attending from left are Antoinette Peckerman with her sons Matthew, 5, and Thomas, 1.
Mark Irving, March for Babies Co-Chair; Eleanor Conforti, March of Dimes board chair and Andrew Cataneo, co-chair.

For moms and babies everywhere In local communities across the country.
We're helping moms take charge of their health, and supporting families when something goes wrong.
The March of Dimes also acts sharing best practices in perinatal health and helping improve birth outcomes where the needs are the most urgent.