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.

Summer Fellows Study Injury Prevention

Categories: Donor Story, Medical Center News
The Petit Family Foundation Continues to Make a Difference Summer is a busy time at Connecticut Children’s Injury Prevention Center (IPC) because the season always brings with it an unfortunate array of preventable injuries, and we do all we can to raise awareness about the ways parents and caregivers can prevent such injuries. Through all …

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A Lease on Life

Categories: Donor Story, Partners in Caring
Andrew and Jennifer Filler When Connecticut Children’s Medical Center’s new Infusion and Dialysis Centers are completed, it will be in large part due to Andy Filler. Andy is a Principal in the Hartford office of the international commercial real estate firm Avison Young, and he has placed clients in office space all over Greater Hartford. …

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Cancer Survivor is an Inspiration for Connecticut Dairy Queen’s

Categories: Events
In 2014, Emma was treated for a very common childhood illness, strep throat. It’s normally something a course of antibiotics can handle, so in a short time her symptoms dissipated, but Emma was physically exhausted. She slept all day in the nurses office at school on a Friday and then went home to sleep more. …

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