Saturday, November 12, 2016
Connecticut Convention Center
Hartford, Connecticut


Saturday, November 14, 2015, marked the 23rd year of the Storybook Gala which celebrates the hundreds of thousands of children and families who are cared for each year at Connecticut Children's Medical Center. This year was a momentous year for the Friends, being the largest Gala to-date with 850 attendees and more than $875,000 raised, bring this signature event's contribution to more than $3.5 million for Connecticut Children's.

The special appearance of baseball legend and bestselling author, Cal Ripken, Jr., along with a cocktail reception, dinner, dancing, auction, and the "Dugout" for post-dinner conversation, provided an exceptional experience for all who attended

Proceeds from this signature event significantly enhance the  investments of the Connecticut Children’s Medical Center Friends in the Medical Center. The Friends help fulfill Connecticut Children’s mission by funding state-of-the-art equipment and innovative programs that benefit patients, family and staff. Every corner of the Medical Center is touched as the Friends support strategic priorities, provide grants to assist patients and staff and award employee scholarships.

Gifts to the event’s spotlight program, Bid4Kidz, supported Orthopaedics at Connecticut Children’s.

For more information or to become a sponsor for 2016 please contact Chrissa Caramia at (860) 837-5728 or

Connecticut Children's Medical Center

282 Washington Street, Hartford CT 06106
Phone: (860) 837-5700 | Fax: (860) 837-5740

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