Monthly news & updates
January 2023
Special Delivery!

Welcome to this month's edition of “Special Delivery”, the monthly newsletter from Miracle Babies! We are proud of our work, and it is important to share these accomplishments with supporters like you!
We had quite the year in 2022! Take a look at our 2022 highlight video to feel inspired and be a part of the impact in 2023!
Special Delivery Transportation
115,000 miles and 2800+ rides logged providing home-to-hospital-to home shuttle service.
Care Packages
2700 care packages delivered across Southern California, containing essential items and resource materials to aid and comfort families during their baby’s NICU stay.
Mental Health Support
200 individual therapy sessions providing individual therapeutic counseling via telemedicine.
Diaper Distributions
275,000 Diapers Distributed

Holiday Cheer
#12 Days of Giving
For our #12DaysOfGiving, parents and peers recognized and nominated special heroes who impacted their NICU experience. 12 NICU care providers were randomly selected and showered with gifts in collaboration with WaterWipes.
Congratulations to the following Healthcare Heroes: Marleys, Annie, Brenda, Karen, Bernardo, Grayson, Lori, Debbie, Melissa, Cali, Michele and Susi
#Santa's Workshop
Thank you to all who donated to this year's Santa's workshop. Over 70 children were gifted over 300+ gifts this holiday season.
Special thanks to eXp Realty, Temple Emanu-El of San Diego, Torrey Hills Elementary, Mirandon Foundation for Hope, Distroller, Cruise 4 Kids, Frank Hyundai, LoveStrong Wellness, Carly Kenihan, Douglas Saboe Hair Design, TJ Ducatt, Susy Doole, and NCL Seaside for supporting this year's Santa's Workshop.
The Rite Aid Healthy Futures Foundation supported Miracle Babies programming with a little extra love during our Giving Tuesday campaign. The Rite Aid Foundation continues to assist families in need, especially those in underserved neighborhoods, focusing on the areas of health, wellness, race, and equity.

Thank you to brand partner WaterWipes.
WaterWipes are the world's purest wipes and are perfect for premature babies with delicate skin. We are incredibly grateful for their longstanding financial support and donations of WaterWipes for our care packages. Our care packages are distributed to over 15 hospitals across the Southern California region. Additionally, WaterWipes sponsors are the annual calendar, 5K, and 12 Days of Giving. Thank you WaterWipes!
Sunday, May 7th, 2023, 7 AM - 11 AM
NTC Park @ Liberty Station 2455 Cushing Rd.
San Diego, CA 92106
Grab your cape and mask & be a real-life superhero! The course is perfect for all runners, walkers, fur babies, and strollers of all levels.
Sign up TODAY to benefit from our Early Bird Pricing until 02/28!
Not in San Diego? No problem! Join us from May 1st - May 31st and support our Miracle Babies' families by walking, running, or treadmilling in your own neighborhood!
Miracle Baby Bladimir was born on 9/22/22 at 26 weeks weighing 2 pounds, 9 ounces spending his first three months in the NICU.
On New Year's Eve, Bladimir's mom Amanda shared her baby was finally going home. She also shared, "Thank you for being part of our journey this year and supporting us with rides and other amazing assistance. We really appreciate Miracle Babies and I can’t wait for you to meet our little guy”. Congratulations!
Happy Birthday Marianela Camarillo, Miracle Babies Executive Director.
Marianela has been affiliated with Miracle Babies since its founding in 2009. Marianela has been instrumental in the foundational build and implementation of all of Miracle Babies' current program initiatives. Marianela is committed to serving others, especially our marginalized communities.
Thank you, Marianela, for your tireless dedication to Miracle Babies and the families we serve.
Thanks to Emily #MBOC and Mignon #MBLA for driving to San Diego to pick up care packages and back to Orange County and Los Angeles to deliver care packages for parents with babies at CHOC, UCI, CHLA who spent the holidays in the NICU.