Cycle of Life has been postponed due to weather.


Unfortunately due to the inclement weather forecast for Sunday, June 5, the Cycle of Life Pediatric Survivorship Celebration will be postponed until sometime in the fall.  Once the date has been determined, we will let families know.

Our apologies for any inconvenience this may cause.  This event is a special day for our children and families and the anticipated rain would have put a damper on the festivities.  We want to be sure to give our kids the celebration they deserve!


JUNE 5, 2016
1678 Asylum Avenue, West Hartford, CT

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Connecticut Children’s Medical Center’s Care Center for Cancer and Blood Disorders is once again excited to host pediatric cancer survivors, children who are currently undergoing treatment for cancer and their families for a special celebration. The event provides an opportunity for children and families to reconnect with their caregivers and friends.

Cycle of Life will be held at the University of Saint Joseph in West Hartford and will feature a wide variety of interactive games, activities and healthy food choices that help attendees explore the major themes of nutrition and exercise. All of the proceeds raised through sponsorships and the Survivor STAR Lap will benefit the Reach for the Stars Survivorship Program at Connecticut Children’s Medical Center.

Top 9 Reasons To RSVP TODAY!

1. Getting your 'next year out' STAR Survivorship T-Shirt
2. NEW: Monster Truck, Cupcake Decoration & Bubbly Spa
3. Making family friendships and bonds that will last forever

4. Tie-Dye Shirts and NY vs Boston Slingshot Game

5. Photo Booth sponsored by the CT Brain Tumor Alliance

6. Survivor Get Out - Get Active Giveaway
7. Scholarship presentations
8. Support from family, friends, donors, sponsors and 150 volunteers
9. Providing a venue for families to celebrate their child's journey of survivorship


New & Improved Photo Gallery
Image Download Now Available

2013 Survivor Group Photo

REACH for the STARS Survivorship Program

The REACH for the STARS Survivorship Program (REACH: Research, Education, Advocacy, Continued life and Health; STARS: Survivors Tackling All Roadblocks Successfully) at Connecticut Children’s provides guidance and ongoing support to pediatric cancer survivors in an effort to help them improve and maintain a high quality and successful life. The program provides patients with comprehensive summaries of all treatments they received, individualized surveillance for late effects of treatment, access to wellness information, educational outreach events, college scholarships and additional resources on survivorship.

THank you to our Supply donors!


Food & Drink Donors

Bon Appetit at USJ

Daybreak Coffee Roasters, Glastonbury

Kane's Market

Shop Rite of Manchester

Vecchitto's Italian Ice


Supply & Service Donors

AMR Ambulance Service

IRIS Photography

New England Promotional Marketing

Target Enterprises, Inc

TruValue in Simsbury

University of Saint Joseph

Gift Bag Donors

AMR Ambulance Service


Necker's Toys

The Pagano Family

The Raynbow Foundation

Smiles in Bloom Pediatric Dentistry

Mimi and Grampy Sokolik

UCONN Athletics

William B. Meyer

New England Promotional Marketing

Activity Donors & Volunteers

Bubbly Spa & Creativity Center - Manchester

CT Brain Tumor Alliance Photo Booth

Cycling Concepts

Girl Scouts of America Paper Crafts

Hole in the Wall Gang Camp

Dave & Buster's Manchester 


Manchester Community College
Culinary Program Cupcake Station

Society of American Magicians

Sports & Medical Sciences Academy
National Honor Society

Team 228 GUS Robotics of Meriden

Connecticut Children's APHON Members

Connecticut Children's PACU Staff

Connecticut Children's Friends

Get Out, Get Active Survivor Giveaway Donors

Bicycles East

Cycling Concepts

Farmington Valley YMCA

Flamig Farm

Jumping Clay USA - Enfield

Magic Wings Butterfly Conservatory

Quassy Amusement Park

Ski Sundown

WalMart of Avon

Water Country - New Hampshire

Thank you sponsors!

$10,000 Universe Sponsor

The Yvette and Arthur Eder Foundation

$5,000 Galaxy Sponsor

$2,500 Constellation Sponsors

$1,000 Comet Sponsors


The Perfect Promotion

$500 Scholarship Sponsors

The Antonio Family

The King Family

Reach for the Stars Academy of Dance

2 Scholarships

Simsbury Bank - Bank This Way

$250 Star Sponsors


Center for Dental Excellence


J. F. Mulready Co. LLC

Dr. Robert Toscano

 Pediatric & Adolescent Medicine

Make-a-Wish Connecticut

Event Partners

Cafe Bon Appetit at USJ

IRIS Photography


Connecticut Children's Medical Center

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

Connecticut Children's Medical Center

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

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