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Our Mission

At Connecticut Children’s Medical Center Foundation, our mission is to support Connecticut Children’s. 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 Greatest Need―Children's Fund.

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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PJ Day for the Kids Dec 13

Schools and businesses
throughout Connecticut
December 13, 2019

PJ Day for the Kids
State Police “Stuff a Cruiser” Toy Drive Dec 14

Walmart Locations in
East Windsor, Manchester,
Newington and Rocky Hill
December 12-15, 2019

State Police “Stuff a Cruiser” Toy Drive

Upcoming Events

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KISS Cares for Kids Radiothon @ Connecticut Children's
Dec 12 @ 6:00 am – 6:00 pm
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State Police “Stuff a Cruiser” Toy Drive @ Participating Walmart stores in East Windsor, Manchester, Newington and Rocky Hill
Dec 12 @ 4:00 pm – 10:00 pm

Schedule your holiday shopping and throw a few extra toys in the cart for the kids at Connecticut Children’s!

For 23 years, troopers from Troop H of the Connecticut State Police have been as busy as Santa’s elves carrying out their December Toy Drive.

With assistance from Ambulance Service of Manchester (ASM) and Aetna Ambulance, the troopers have collected more than half a million toys and more than $220,000 in donations to benefit children who find themselves in the Emergency Department at Connecticut Children’s Medical Center during the holidays and throughout the year.

Children who have to visit Connecticut Children’s can be overwhelmed with the unknown. Toys collected by the State Police provide a welcome distraction to children and help encourage communication between a care provider and patient. Making a donation today helps provide smiles all year long. Sometimes a toy can be the one thing a child remembers about their visit – a memory you can create.


Three Ways YOU Can Support the Toy Drive

Purchase a Toy from our Online Registry

Online Registry

Text to Give

TEXT toydrive2019 to 52182

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PJ Day for the Kids
Dec 13 @ 12:00 am – 12:00 am

Calling all Schools and Businesses!

Give $1 – Wear your PJs – Support Kids with Cancer
PJ Day for the Kids 2019
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PJ Day for the Kids kicks off its 9th annual event with a mission to not only raise money, but to honor the brave kids fighting cancer at Connecticut Children’s. Join us as students and businesses across Connecticut wear their PJs for the kids. Coordinate a PJ Day for your school or business now by clicking here.

Download the Pitch Packet

Since 2011, thousands of children in Connecticut have worn their PJs to school and, simultaneously, have raised more than $630,000 in support of kids at Connecticut Children’s. Each year, PJ Day has inspired more and more schools and businesses across the state of Connecticut to participate. Won’t you join them?

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State Police “Stuff a Cruiser” Toy Drive @ Participating Walmart stores in East Windsor, Manchester, Newington and Rocky Hill
Dec 13 @ 4:00 pm – 10:00 pm

Schedule your holiday shopping and throw a few extra toys in the cart for the kids at Connecticut Children’s!

For 23 years, troopers from Troop H of the Connecticut State Police have been as busy as Santa’s elves carrying out their December Toy Drive.

With assistance from Ambulance Service of Manchester (ASM) and Aetna Ambulance, the troopers have collected more than half a million toys and more than $220,000 in donations to benefit children who find themselves in the Emergency Department at Connecticut Children’s Medical Center during the holidays and throughout the year.

Children who have to visit Connecticut Children’s can be overwhelmed with the unknown. Toys collected by the State Police provide a welcome distraction to children and help encourage communication between a care provider and patient. Making a donation today helps provide smiles all year long. Sometimes a toy can be the one thing a child remembers about their visit – a memory you can create.


Three Ways YOU Can Support the Toy Drive

Purchase a Toy from our Online Registry

Online Registry

Text to Give

TEXT toydrive2019 to 52182

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Help kids like NICK

Nick’s head began dropping.

First on a table at a restaurant. Then again when we got home. Our son was just 6 months old, and we feared something was wrong. Very wrong.

That’s when we rushed him to the Emergency Department (ED) at Connecticut Children’s.

Read Nick’s Story