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.

Cumberland Farms Cups for Kids Campaign Kicks-Off

Categories: Cause Related Marketing Partnerships
Cumberland Farms Cups For Kids
CUMBERLAND FARMS LAUNCHES 6TH ANNUAL CUPS FOR KIDS CAMPAIGN TO RAISE FUNDS FOR PEDIATRIC CARE PROGRAMS On August 1, 2017, leading convenience, gasoline, and coffee retailer Cumberland Farms kicks-off its 6th annual Cups for Kids campaign, a month-long fundraiser that will benefit pediatric care programs at five children’s hospitals throughout the Northeast – including Connecticut …

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Geno Auriemma’s “Fore the Kids” Charity Golf Tournament Raises $130,000!

Categories: Events, Patient Ambassadors
Geno Auriemma with six members of the 2017-18 UCONN Lady Huskies Basketball Team
The 2017 Geno Auriemma’s “Fore the Kids” Charity Golf Tournament, which celebrated its 15th year of play, raised $130,000 toward the purchase of an ultra-low-dose imaging system to benefit our patients. Coach Auriemma joined 160 golfers on the links in late June to raise the remaining funds needed to purchase the specialized imaging equipment for …

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“I had the best day of my life at Concorso Ferrari & Friends!”

Categories: Events, Patient Ambassadors
This year’s 17th Annual Concorso Ferrari & Friends was unforgettable! The festivities kicked off with the “Parade of Kids” where 40 Connecticut Children’s patients are paired with drivers for the exhilarating experience of taking an escorted ride into the heart of downtown West Hartford, Connecticut. Concorso Ferrari celebrates all makes and models of Italian automobiles …

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Center for Cancer and Blood Disorders Celebrates 5th Anniversary at Connecticut Children’s

Categories: Insights (Cancer & Blood Disorders), Medical Center News
5th Anniversary of the Center for cancer and Blood Disorders
More than 120 donors, physicians, patients and staff gathered in Connecticut Children’s One World Café on April 19 to celebrate the 5th anniversary of the renovated Center for Cancer and Blood Disorders. Many of the donors in attendance were instrumental in supporting the $5 million Brighter Hope Campaign, which funded the renovation. The importance of …

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