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Our Mission

At Connecticut Children’s Medical Center Foundation, our mission is to support the Medical Center. By bringing together patient families, donors, community members, philanthropic partners and others to raise the financial resources needed to invest in people, research, technology and state-of-the-art equipment, we can support Connecticut Children’s in providing the care our children need and deserve.

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326,410 Patient Visits


Patient care visits made possible by contributions to the Connecticut Children's Annual Giving Fund, which touches every corner of the Medical Center.

Annual Pediatric Transports


Patients in need of critical-care were transported to Connecticut Children's from regional hospitals. Of that, more than 300 were NICU babies.

ED Visits


Patient visits to the emergency department which equates to more than 152 per day. No one is turned away due to an inability to pay.

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Upcoming Events

Run for Nancy’s Kids 5K Run/Walk @ MDC Reservoir
Sep 23 @ 8:30 am – 11:30 am

Join us as we celebrate the 14th Annual Run for Nancy’s Kids!

Open to the public, we welcome runners, walkers, adults and children. This scenic, paved 5K route through the MDC Reservoir is beautiful and enjoyable for all ages and fitness levels. Bring your strollers and pets (on a leash) too!

Sign-up today to take advantage of special pre-registration pricing!

Children at the 2016 Run for Nancy's KidsRegister online through September 22

Schedule of Events

8:30 am Registration
10:00 am Race
11:00 am Awards

Walk-up registration will be available on race day. $30 for Adults (18+), $25 for Adolescents 11-17, Children 10 & under are free.

Run for Nancy’s Kids is organized by the University of Connecticut Pediatric Residency Program. The event celebrates the memory of Nancy Law, M.D., a beloved physician at Connecticut Children’s and an inspiration to many young people. Nancy’s Kids Fund provides financial assistance to families in need. Your support brings peace of mind and lifts financial burdens for families struggling to care for their children.

To make a secure online donation to the Nancy’s Run Committee, please click the button below.
By clicking the button you will be redirected to a PayPal website, not hosted by Connecticut Children’s, where you can make your secure online donation in honor of Nancy Law, M.D.

Pratolana Mutual Benefit Society Charity Golf Tournament @ Blue Fox Run Golf Course
Sep 23 @ 9:00 am

Pratolana Mutual Benefit Society Charity Golf TournamentOur tiniest newborns can have the most complex medical conditions. The Pratolana Mutual Benefit Society passionately supports our Neonatal Intensive Care Units (NICUs) through this annual tournament. Secure your chance to play today and help support specialized neonatal care for those who need it most. This amazing day of golf is followed by Italian music, wine, food, raffles and more.

Registration fee includes:

Golf, breakfast, famous Italian sandwiches and dinner.

Don’t golf?

Join us after the tournament for dinner and raffle with Italian music and wine!

The Pratolana Society was founded in 1939 by a group of Pratolani who emigrated to Hartford, Connecticut.

For the past 81 years, they have kept Pratolana traditions alive in America, a country that did not even exist when the first Festa was celebrated in Pratola centuries ago. They have a focus on keeping their traditions alive so that their children and grandchildren can continue to experience their great culture and heritage in America. To learn more about the history of the Pratolana Club please visit their website.

Love Your Glam Self @ Hair Gallery at the Mill
Sep 25 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Hair Gallery at the MillHair Gallery at the Mill in Tariffville will host a “Love Your Glam Self” workshop! Have your own personal make-up artist or hairstylist teach you styling tips and tricks of the trade, all for a great cause! The cost of the glam workshop is $30 a session, with 100 percent of the admission proceeds and 10 percent of any merchandise sold benefiting Connecticut Children’s. Call Stacey at 860-408-9322 to reserve your spot today!

vie for the kids 6K Trail Run/Walk @ Ethel Walker School
Oct 1 @ 8:30 am – 11:00 am
vie for the kids 6K Trail Run/Walk @ Ethel Walker School | Simsbury | Connecticut | United States

Who are you running for?

The pristine woods of the Ethel Walker School are waiting for the pounding of hundreds of Cure Crusaders’ feet! Join us for an inspirational 6K trail run and answer our question: who are you running for?

vie for the kids is celebrating 10 years, with a mission to cure childhood cancer by funding clinical trials, treatment and research at Connecticut Children’s Medical Center. Until a cure is found, vie for the kids will also support families, financially and emotionally, who are battling this devastating disease, through the Family Assistance Fund.

By registering today, you are joining one of the most amazing pediatric cancer awareness events in Southern New England. vie for the kids welcomes runners and walkers at any level, from the recreational hiker to the experienced trail runner. Leashed pets and off-road strollers welcome.

Registration closes Thursday, September 28, 2017.

Don’t delay, register and start fundraising today!

New This Year! – Recruiting incentives!

Sign up 3 team members for the 6K to be awarded a cooling towel
Sign up 5 team members to be awarded a LED flashing arm/ankle band

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Who You ARE Supporting

My second pregnancy was a smooth, healthy one with no red flags on any of my routine ultrasounds. Rylan was born in Waterbury on Monday, October 6, 2015 weighing 9lbs 1oz. There were no red flags at the time of Rylan’s birth. It was not until 24 hours later, when he was ready to be discharged, that everything changed. Rylan went for two routine tests. A hearing test and a fairly new test for newborns- the pulse ox test (non-invasive test measures blood oxygen in the body).

This is the test he failed….

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