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.

Parents and Patients Find Hope Here

Categories: Cause Related Marketing Partnerships
More than half of the team members at Mitchell Subaru are parents, so it’s not surprising Connecticut Children’s was front of mind when selecting a hometown charity to support during the annual Subaru Share the Love Event. “Anything we can do to help the children is what we are all about here. We look forward …

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A Cancer Diagnosis Brings Lifelong Connections

Categories: Patient Families
At the age of 14, Ava’s focus was what you would expect for a beautiful, active girl preparing to head into high school. She loved hanging out with her friends, hunting with her dad and playing lacrosse. But that focus was about to change. Ava had a sinus infection, and her pediatrician had treated it …

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Keeping the SPIRIT of HALLOWEEN alive!

Categories: Cause Related Marketing Partnerships
Double, double toil and trouble; Fire burn and cauldron bubble! It’s that time of year, bring out your cauldrons filled with apple cider, your witches’ brooms and spooky jack o’ lanterns. Halloween is right around the corner and it’s no different here at Connecticut Children’s thanks to Spirit Halloween! Once again, Spirit Halloween is making …

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Gala 2020 Goes Virtual

Categories: Events
Get Inspired by the Roaring ’20s So, what happens when COVID-19 makes it impossible for 1,000 supporters to gather, eat, drink and be generous at the annual Connecticut Children’s Gala? The Gala and Bid for Kids goes virtual! “Connecticut Children’s has continued to do amazing work for children and families throughout the pandemic,” said Kristina …

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Giving Cancer No Place to Hide

Categories: Donor Story, Medical Center News
When Mary Larson passed away, she made sure that others might live. She included a planned gift to benefit Connecticut Children’s, leaving the hospital more than $2 million to support groundbreaking research into childhood cancer. Mary’s support for Connecticut Children’s wasn’t just financial, and her caring for children wasn’t only posthumous. For much of her …

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