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.

2018 Isidore Wise Scholarship Award Winners Announced

Categories: Medical Center News, Partners in Caring, Patient Families
There was no shortage of talent this year, as the region’s best and brightest college-bound students were considered for five prestigious Isidore Wise Scholarship Awards. On May 31, five award winners were recognized at the 27th Annual Isidore Wise Awards reception. Established through the bequest of Isidore Wise, a long-time board member of Newington Children’s …

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Grace’s Lemonade Stand Benefits Center for Cancer and Blood Disorders in Successful 10-Year Run

Categories: Donor Story, Partners in Caring
Grace’s Lemonade Stand has been serving up its support for Connecticut Children’s Medical Center and the Center for Cancer and Blood Disorders for the past 10 years. On Monday, May 28, 17-year-old Grace Bergin, the founder of Grace’s Lemonade Stand, sold lemonade on the Memorial Day Parade route in Farmington for the last time, wrapping …

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Giving from the Heart

Categories: Donor Story, Partners in Caring
NICU at Connecticut Children's
Many people who donate to Connecticut Children’s Medical Center do so because a family member has been cared for here. But Gordy Iler supports the Medical Center simply because he and his family care about their community. And they give from the heart. “Connecticut Children’s has always had a special place in our hearts as …

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Helping Kids, One Supercar at a Time

Categories: Events, Partners in Caring
Horacio Pagani, Pagani Automobili
They. Are. Coming. The Ferraris. And the Lamborghinis. And the Maseratis. And 10,000 people who wish they owned one. A tidal wave of automotive dream machines is coming to West Hartford on Sunday, June 24, for the 18th annual Concorso Ferrari & Friends event. Each year, owners of exotic Italian supercars gather to raise funds …

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Making Pain a Thing of the Past

Categories: Donor Story, Medical Center News
When it comes to pain, Nancy Bright knows a thing or two. Not so much because she’s suffered from pain herself, but because she spent most of her career as a pediatric nurse alleviating it in children. So, it’s not surprising that once she retired from her career at Connecticut Children’s Medical Center Division of Pain …

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