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.

PLAN B: Grab a Can, Help a Kid.

Categories: Cause Related Marketing Partnerships, Events
A big thank you to Plan B Simsbury for supporting Connecticut Children’s Medical Center with the Cans 4 Kids event which was held on June 17, 2017. Together, with donations from the community, Plan B raised $5,500 for Connecticut Children’s. Plan B Simsbury General Manager, Nancy Crandall and Manager Maryann Hubbard presented the check, with help from …

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State Police Toy Drive Keeps Kids Smiling

Categories: Events
A toy from Santa Claus can bring a smile to a child’s face on Christmas Day. But a toy from the annual State Police “Stuff a Cruiser” Toy Drive can bring smiles to children who pass through the Emergency Department (ED) at Connecticut Children’s Medical Center 365 days a year. For 6-year-old Dillon DaFonseca, it …

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Connecticut Children’s Launches Program to Prevent Childhood Obesity

Categories: Donor Story, Medical Center News
Connecticut Children’s Medical Center Foundation secured a substantial grant from Kohl’s recently to launch the Kohl’s Start Childhood Off Right (Kohl’s SCOR) initiative to educate parents about childhood obesity prevention from birth. Kohl’s awarded Connecticut Children’s Office for Community Child Health a $350,000 grant to support the education of pediatric care offices, community organizations, nurse …

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Mitchell Subaru “Shares the Love” with Connecticut Children’s

Categories: Cause Related Marketing Partnerships
Surbaru’s tagline is “Love. It’s what makes a Subaru, a Subaru.” This year, Mitchell Subaru in Canton is once again showing that love by supporting Connecticut Children’s Medical Center and the kids we care by selecting the Medical Center as the charity of choice for the “Share the Love” Campaign. Kids like Olivia Belfonti. Olivia …

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Jewelry That Makes a Difference

Categories: Cause Related Marketing Partnerships
Vickie and Jeff Cotton, the owners of Blue Moon Artisans, a gift shop in Westfarms Mall in West Hartford, believe in giving back. In addition to their own generous philanthropy, most of the products at their store are produced by companies that give a portion of their proceeds to charity. The Cottons are inspired to …

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