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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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Dairy Queen® Miracle Treat Day Aug 2

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Participating CT Locations
August 2, 2018

Dairy Queen® Miracle Treat Day
Plainville Dairy Queen® Miracle Walk Aug 12

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Plainville, CT
August 12, 2018

Plainville Dairy Queen® Miracle Walk

Upcoming Events

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Arthur Murray’s Summer Dance Camp @ Arthur Murray Dance Center
Jul 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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Praline’s National Ice Cream Week Celebration @ Praline’s Ice Cream
Jul 21 @ 11:00 am – 3:00 pm

In celebration of National Ice Cream Week, July 15 -21, 2018, four of Praline’s 11 independently owned stores will be donating 33 percent of their sales during special four-hour events in support of patient care at Connecticut Children’s.

Praline’s Own Made Ice Cream, is a super-premium ice cream manufacturer and franchiser. Founded in 1984 by the late Joe Torre and his wife Donna Torre in Wallingford Connecticut, Praline’s has always pride its self for offering the highest quality ice cream, pies, cakes and supporting the community.

Donna and the Praline’s family is honoring the commitment Donna and Joe made to each other, many years ago, to help sick children get the care they need. Love is certainly a key ingredient of Praline’s—though it’s hard to separate it from the unbelievably creamy texture or mouthwatering taste of fresh fruits, nuts, and handmade candy that go into their various flavors.

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To taste ice cream like no other while supporting Connecticut Children’s – stop by your local Praline’s Own Made:

July 16 – 5:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Southington – Praline’s Ice Cream
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July 17 – 5:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Wallingford – Mr. D’s with Praline’s Ice Cream
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July 18 – 5:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Berlin/Kensington – Praline’s Ice Cream
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July 21 – 11:00 AM to 3:00 PM
Manchester (Buckland Hills Mall) – Praline’s Ice Cream

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Arthur Murray’s Summer Dance Camp @ Arthur Murray Dance Center
Jul 23 @ 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.

Jul
24
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Arthur Murray’s Summer Dance Camp @ Arthur Murray Dance Center
Jul 24 @ 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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