MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – A Twin Cities mom has taken a medical crisis with her daughter and turned it into a crusade to improve the lives of newborns around the world.
Annamarie Saarinen is the President of the Newborn Foundation and is just back from speaking at the UN.READ MORE: Russell, Towns Lead Wolves To Rare Win At Milwaukee
She visited WCCO This Morning to discuss the Newborn Foundation.
The Newborn Foundation helps parents with early detection and intervention of a number of treatable newborn health conditions.READ MORE: Whitecaps Jump To 5th Place With 2-0 Win Over Loons
To help raise support for their cause, the foundation is hosting a Babies and Badasses Gala on Saturday!
The Newborn Foundation Awards Gala begins at 6 p.m. at the International Market Square in Minneapolis.
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For more information, or to purchase tickets, visit The Newborn Foundation online.