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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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100,000+ Children


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


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 equate to 163 per day. No one is turned away due to an inability to pay.

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Nate's Junior Warrior Run Jun 2

Rosedale Farms & Vineyards
Simsbury, CT
June 2, 2018

Nate's Junior Warrior Run
Concorso Ferrari & Friends 2018 Jun 24

LaSalle Road
West Hartford, CT
June 24, 2018

Concorso Ferrari & Friends 2018

Upcoming Events

Nate’s Junior Warrior Run @ Rosedale Farms & Vineyards
Jun 2 @ 8:00 am – 11:30 am

Prepare to get muddy….

and have the time of your life!

Nate’s Junior Warrior Run challenges kids to age appropriate obstacles that will have junior warriors crawling through mud, climbing, carrying and having a great time! Children ages 10-18 will join their peers to compete as a team or participate as individuals. All obstacles are optional and there will be numerous volunteers stationed throughout the course to help out.

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Nate’s Junior Warrior Run is not a timed event; it is an age appropriate endurance event designed to encourage our junior warriors to perform their best, challenge themselves, make new friends, and help fellow warriors to the finish line! Be a junior warrior and overcome obstacles in honor of the courageous children who are battling cancer every day at Connecticut Children’s.

At the finish line, all junior warriors will receive a Finisher Medal and are encouraged to join in the refreshments, music and entertainment surrounding the day!

  • Participants must pre-register by midnight on May 31, 2018; limited to 450 participants
  • Rolling check in begins at 8:00 AM; Heats are every 15 minutes, starting at 9:00 AM
  • Virtual Warrior option available for those who are unable to participate in the event
  • Event is rain or shine

Online Fundraising Challenge:

Young cancer patient receiving care from Dr. IsakoffNate’s Junior Warrior Run challenges kids to compete on and off the course. Event registration includes an online fundraising page that provides all the tools needed for FUNraising success! Fundraising is optional but encouraged. We also offer a Virtual Warrior registration for those who want to help, but are not able to participate. All funds support clinical trials, research and family support for the Care Center for Cancer and Blood Disorders at Connecticut Children’s Medical Center.

Miles for Miracles 5K @ Mortenson Riverfront Park
Jun 10 @ 8:30 am – 11:00 am

Bendett & McHugh, P.C. is proud to continue the Miles for Miracles tradition of supporting the highest quality patient care and enhancing the health and well-being of the children and families in our community.

The picturesque Hartford Riverfront 5K course is now USATF certified with chip timing! Kicking off at Mortensen Riverfront Plaza, Miles for Miracles is pleased to offer complimentary warm-up and post-race massages from certified massage therapists.

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Registration includes:

Admission for one, refreshments and a t-shirt*

Event schedule:

7:30 a.m. Walk-up registration begins
8:30 a.m. 5K and Family Fun Walk/Run begin

Prizes awarded for:

Top overall male/female 5k finish
Medals for top 2 male/females in age divisions

*T-shirts available for the first 100 pre-registered runners.

Connecticut Children’s is the only medical center in Connecticut dedicated to caring exclusively for children, with pediatric specialists who treat only children. Your participation enables us to provide specialized, family-centered care. We are committed to making the children of Connecticut the healthiest in the nation.

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Abitz-Angel Memorial Golf Tournament @ Blackledge Country Club
Jun 13 @ 8:30 am

Have Some Fun on the Green!

The Men’s Club of Beth Sholom B’nai Israel is hosting it’s 22nd annual Abitz-Angel Memorial Golf Tournament to benefit the Care Center for Cancer and Blood Disorders at Connecticut Children’s Medical Center. Golfers will partake in a full-day of fun starting with breakfast and registration at 8:30 am. At 10 am. The round begins with a shotgun start. Lunch will be served on the course (complimentary beer, water, and soda available all day.) As your day on the course wraps up, players will enjoy a catered dinner, contest awards, and raffle prizes, some valued at more than $200!

Online registration ends on May 3, 2018.

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Arthur Murray’s Summer Dance Camp @ Arthur Murray Dance Center
Jun 18 @ 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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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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