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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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PJ Day for the Kids Dec 8

Schools and businesses
throughout Connecticut
December 8, 2017

PJ Day for the Kids
Six Flags - Gear Up for the Holidays Dec 9

Six Flags New England
Agawam, MA
December 9, 2017

Six Flags - Gear Up for the Holidays

Upcoming Events

MAX’s Teddy Bear Tea @ MAX Downtown
Dec 2 @ 10:30 am – 2:00 pm
Celebrate the season of giving with family and friends!

MAX Downtown’s 9th Annual Teddy Bear Tea

Online Reservations

Each young guest will enjoy a Custom Cupcake Bar, Max Candy Buffet Experience, and a Signature Max Bear. Guests 12 and under are asked to bring a new, unwrapped toy to pass along, in the spirit of the holiday season, for patients at Connecticut Children’s Medical Center.

Reservations begin at 10:30 AM, last seating is at 2:00 PM. Pricing is $43.50 for children and $49.75 for adults. This is a ticketless event; you will check in upon arrival. Online reservations are available for your convenience, or you can call MAX Downtown at 860-522-2530 to make reservations.

Dress to impress in your holiday best and we hope to see you there!
PJ Day for the Kids
Dec 8 @ 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 kicks off its 7th annual event with a mission to not only raise money, but to honor the brave kids fighting cancer and serious illnesses at Connecticut Children’s Medical Center. 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.

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

PJ Day’s new online registration system is now available!
Visit the PJ Day for the Kids website

‘Like’ PJ Day for the Kids on Facebook!

Six Flags – Gear Up for the Holidays @ Six Flags New England
Dec 9 @ 2:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Six Flags New England is proud to team up with Connecticut Children’s Obesity Center this holiday season to host the “Gear Up for the Holidays Sports Equipment Drive.”

As a part of the park’s inaugural “Holiday in the Park” celebration, guests are encouraged to donate NEW sports equipment valued at $40 or more in order to receive FREE admission to the park on this date; please limit one ticket per donation per person.

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The Pediatric Obesity Center invites you to share in its mission this holiday season of helping children achieve a healthier lifestyle! The Pediatric Obesity Center for Treatment, Research and Education at Connecticut Children’s offers behavior-based weight management program for children and adolescents. Our specialists help children and their families change behaviors to establish healthier physical and emotional lifestyles.

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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….

Read this story Support children like Rylan