Putting the “Extra” into Extra Life

Categories: Children's Miracle Network Hospitals, Patient Families
It was 2014, and Russell Elfont was in eighth grade at the Wooster School in Danbury when he first heard about the Extra Life program, in which participants play games of all kinds to raise money for Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals—in Russell’s case, Connecticut Children’s Medical Center. “It started when my mom told me about …

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The Inspiration Behind “PJ Day”

Categories: Other
Charlotte Wesoloskie is a sweet, soft-spoken girl with a big heart and an even bigger message for children diagnosed with cancer: “Don’t be scared and never give up!” As a cancer survivor, 11-year-old Charlotte speaks from experience and truly “walks the walk.” And, as the inspiration behind a growing fundraising phenomenon known as “PJ Day …

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Helping children live better. It’s the Walmart way.

Categories: Children's Miracle Network Hospitals
Ashlyn at Connecticut Children's Medical Center
We are excited to share that this year marks the 31st anniversary of Walmart and Sam’s Club supporting Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals! That is 31 years of their customers, members, and associates putting their hearts and souls into supporting local children’s hospitals, including Connecticut Children’s. You too can be part of a program that makes …

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