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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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OUR IMPACT

100,000+ Children

100,000+

Each year, more than 100,000 children receive care made possible by contributions to the Annual Giving Fund, which touches every corner of the Medical Center.

Annual Pediatric Transports

532

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

59,485

Patient visits to the emergency department, which equate to 163 per day. No one is turned away due to an inability to pay.

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5K Run/Walk for Nancy's Kids 2018 Sep 15

MDC Reservoir
West Hartford, CT
September 15, 2018

5K Run/Walk for Nancy's Kids 2018

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Cups For Kids
Aug 1 – Aug 31 all-day

Cumberland Farms Cups For KidsChill out this summer with a cold beverage from the Chill Zone while supporting Connecticut Children’s Medical Center! Cumberland Farms’ “Cups for Kids” campaign will donate 5 cents from every Chill Zone (fountain and frozen) beverage purchased at participating Connecticut and Western Massachusetts locations during the month of August to benefit patient care at Connecticut Children’s!

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Lyman Orchards Sunflower Maze @ Lyman Orchards
Aug 19 all-day

Have a ROARING Good Time at the Sunflower Maze!

Come out and get lost in the maze and learn more about the animals at Connecticut’s Beardsley Zoo. It’s a wonderfully wild experience for children and adults alike. More than 350,000 red and yellow sunflowers surround you in a 360-degree environment. Enjoy the adventure in this 2.5-acre maze as yellow finches and beautiful butterflies fly around.

Open Daily 9:00 am – 5:00 pm from July 28 through August 26.

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$1 of each admission is donated to in support of pediatric cancer patients at Connecticut Children’s Medical Center. Over the past 10 years, over $93,527 has been donated to the Center for Cancer and Blood Disorders at Connecticut Children’s.


This year’s Sunflower Maze celebrates two new Amur tiger cubs, Reka and Zeya, which were born this past autumn at Connecticut’s Beardsley Zoo. Connecticut’s Beardsley Zoo has a proud history of over 90 years as Connecticut’s only Zoo. It is committed to the preservation of endangered animals and are actively developing strategies that will protect species and preserve their wild habitats.

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Lyman Orchards Sunflower Maze @ Lyman Orchards
Aug 20 all-day

Have a ROARING Good Time at the Sunflower Maze!

Come out and get lost in the maze and learn more about the animals at Connecticut’s Beardsley Zoo. It’s a wonderfully wild experience for children and adults alike. More than 350,000 red and yellow sunflowers surround you in a 360-degree environment. Enjoy the adventure in this 2.5-acre maze as yellow finches and beautiful butterflies fly around.

Open Daily 9:00 am – 5:00 pm from July 28 through August 26.

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$1 of each admission is donated to in support of pediatric cancer patients at Connecticut Children’s Medical Center. Over the past 10 years, over $93,527 has been donated to the Center for Cancer and Blood Disorders at Connecticut Children’s.


This year’s Sunflower Maze celebrates two new Amur tiger cubs, Reka and Zeya, which were born this past autumn at Connecticut’s Beardsley Zoo. Connecticut’s Beardsley Zoo has a proud history of over 90 years as Connecticut’s only Zoo. It is committed to the preservation of endangered animals and are actively developing strategies that will protect species and preserve their wild habitats.

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Arthur Murray’s Summer Dance Camp @ Arthur Murray Dance Center
Aug 20 @ 11:00 am – 12:15 pm

Are you looking for the perfect summer camp for your son or daughter over this school break, one that builds character, energizes the soul and teaches a timeless craft? Arthur Murray of Glastonbury has all the right moves for your loved ones. This unique summer-long experience at Arthur Murray’s will keep your child movin’ and grovin’ to the beat with a Summer Dance Camp.

Get shakin’ and feel the rhythm all summer long!

Three summer sessions will each feature three different popular styles of dance, including Latin Blast (Rumba, Merengue and Salsa); Red, White & Boogie (Foxtrot, Waltz and Swing); and Cowboys & Cowgirls (Country Two-Step, Country Swing & Polka). Each session will be for children from 3 to 15 years of age. The Summer Dance Camp is $250 per session, and 40% of each session purchased will be donated toward the new Infusion & Dialysis Centers at Connecticut Children’s Medical Center.


So what are you waiting for?

Call the award-winning Arthur Murray Dance Center in Glastonbury today at 860.659.3161 to learn how your child can acquire authentic dance moves and learn dance history, all at Arthur Murray of Glastonbury’s Dance Center.

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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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