Connecticut Children’s Foundation Blog

Connecticut Children’s Medical Center Foundation Blog contains the latest division news, patient success stories and featured events. Check back regularly to see what our donors, patients and care providers have been doing.

Walmart’s “WHY” – The phone call no parent dreams of receiving…

Categories: Cause Related Marketing Partnerships, Children's Miracle Network Hospitals, Patient Families
Mike started his day like any other weekday in July. He helped his son, Hayden, get ready for camp, dropped him off and then headed to work at Walmart in Waterbury, where he is employed as the Operations Assistant Store Manager. Hayden was really excited because it was field trip day and the campers were …

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Ian’s Diagnosis of Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia is in the Past

Categories: Cause Related Marketing Partnerships
In April 2011, a young life was changed forever. Ian Fagan was diagnosed with acute lymphoblastic leukemia just prior to his third birthday. During his three-and-a-half years of treatment, Ian was surrounded by the caring professionals at Connecticut Children’s Medical Center. Their compassionate care focused on the needs of Ian and his entire family. Ian …

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Gamers Win Big for Connecticut Children’s at Extra Life United

Categories: Children's Miracle Network Hospitals, Events, Featured Fundraiser
Extra Life United took place in late March and six competitors from Connecticut won big for Connecticut Children’s Medical Center, bringing home about $40,000 in donations for the Medical Center. Extra Life United is a gaming event like no other. This annual event unites Extra Lifers from across the globe to compete in a gaming …

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Photo Shoot for our Ambassador Mini-Celebrities

Categories: Events, Patient Ambassadors
A wondrous place for you and me - Connecticut Children's Medical Center Gala
As a child, you dream of being the star of a photo shoot, of being treated like a celebrity. Hair, make-up and costumes – and then the camera flashes begin. It’s all about the kids here at Connecticut Children’s Medical Center, so who better to be the stars for our 2017 Gala? Our patient ambassadors …

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Walmart’s Impact – A Mother’s Testimonial

Categories: Cause Related Marketing Partnerships, Children's Miracle Network Hospitals, Patient Ambassadors
We are excited to share that this year marks the 30th anniversary of Walmart and Sam’s Club supporting Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals! That is 30 years of their customers, members, and associates putting their hearts and souls into supporting local children’s hospitals, including Connecticut Children’s. To commemorate this amazing milestone, this year the funds they …

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