2020 UConn Grad Recognized for HuskyTHON Leadership

Categories: Children's Miracle Network Hospitals, Events, Patient Families
Emma, leading the way into HuskyTHON 2020
When the University of Connecticut (UConn) hosted its 21st annual HuskyTHON Dance Marathon in February, it was just before the COVID-19 pandemic became front-page news. Under the leadership of Executive Director Emma Kryzanski, the UConn students took fundraising to a whole new level. The 2020 HuskyTHON dance marathon capped a year-long fundraising effort that broke …

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Can’t Stop Their Why; Quinnipiac University’s Virtual Dance Marathon

Categories: Children's Miracle Network Hospitals, Events
After eight successful years and raising more than $1 million, Quinnipiac University (QU) students were not going to let the current COVID-19 pandemic ruin their 9th Annual QTHON Dance Marathon benefiting Connecticut Children’s, their local Children’s Miracle Network Hospital. QTHON is a yearlong fundraising effort leading up to an unforgettable 12-hour dance marathon to support …

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UConn Students Celebrate 41 Miracle Families

Categories: Children's Miracle Network Hospitals, Events
Seven-year-old Audrey Pavlok has more energy and enthusiasm than you would think could possibly be contained in one girl. She is always in motion, usually smiling and talking a blue streak with sentences that mostly end in exclamation points. And on the weekend of February 22 and 23, she found the perfect outlet for all …

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Gamers Help Sick Kids Through Extra Life

Categories: Children's Miracle Network Hospitals, Events
Izzy enjoys playing video games
On November 2, thousands of people around the world who care about kids and love games will bring their passions together for Extra Life. It’s an event where gamers help sick kids by raising money for Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals, of which Connecticut Children’s is a member. Their donations make a world of difference to …

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