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.

A Commitment to Community that Cannot Be Duplicated

Categories: Donor Story, Partners in Caring
CBS A Xerox Company If you pick any office in Greater Hartford, the odds are pretty high that you’ll find a copier, printer, or other piece of equipment provided by and serviced by Connecticut Business Systems (CBS). Along with the equipment and services it provides, you will also find a business that is committed to …

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QTHON 2018 Breaks Records

Categories: Children's Miracle Network Hospitals, Events, Patient Families
Quinnipiac University students have raised the bar yet again for their support of Connecticut Children’s Medical Center. As organizers of the famed annual fundraising drive, QTHON, which culminates in a 10-hour dance marathon on campus, the students set a goal to raise $250,000 in 2018. On February 24, at the conclusion of their dance marathon, …

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Remember that time the UConn community came together and raised a million dollars?

Categories: Children's Miracle Network Hospitals, Events
The weekend of February 17-18, thousands of UConn students came together at the culmination of a year-long fundraising drive to celebrate Connecticut Children’s patients while dancing for 18 hours straight. At the weekend’s end, the UConn students announced they had raised more than $1,021,000 during their annual HuskyTHON Miracle Network Dance Marathon. AMAZING!!!!! As the …

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State Issues Whalers License Plates to Benefit Connecticut Children’s

Categories: Cause Related Marketing Partnerships
Whalers License Plate
Twenty-one years ago, Hartford lost its beloved NHL team, the Whalers. It was a loss from which thousands of Whalers fans have never fully recovered. Two decades later, apparel emblazoned with the Whalers logo is common across Connecticut. Now, Whalers fans can demonstrate their unflagging loyalty to their beloved former hockey team while on the …

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Connecticut Children’s Receives Seven-Figure Gift to Create a Gastroenterology Endowed Chair

Categories: Donor Story, Gastroenterology, Partners in Caring
Thanks to an extraordinarily generous seven-figure gift from the Mandell-Braunstein family, the Gastroenterology Division at Connecticut Children’s has established the Mandell-Braunstein Family Endowed Chair for Pediatric Inflammatory Bowel Disease. The chair will initially be held by Jeffrey Hyams, MD, the Division Head of Gastroenterology and Director of the Center for Inflammatory Bowel Disease. Dr. Hyams …

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