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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Walmart & Sam’s Club Campaign Ensures Expert Care

Categories: Cause Related Marketing Partnerships, Children's Miracle Network Hospitals
Andy, Abby and Alex Bushnik
For nearly 30 years, Walmart and Sam’s Club locations around the region have supported Connecticut Children’s. Through the generosity of employees and customers, their annual fundraising campaign ensures kids like Alex and Andy get the expert care they need. Fifteen-year-old twins Alex and Andy Bushnik are alike in a lot of ways, but their trips …

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Walmart & Sam’s Club Kick-Off 2019 Campaign

Categories: Cause Related Marketing Partnerships, Children's Miracle Network Hospitals
Across Connecticut, Walmart and Sam’s Club associates are in the midst of a major fundraising effort for Connecticut Children’s. Walmart and Sam’s Club will raise funds from June 10 through July 7, inviting customers to donate, hosting various fundraising activities within their stores and eagerly awaiting a visit from Gavin David, Connecticut Children’s 2019 Champion …

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Costco Campaign Comes Full Circle for Cyndi

Categories: Cause Related Marketing Partnerships, Children's Miracle Network Hospitals, Patient Families
For Cyndi Figueroa, an emergency trip to Connecticut Children’s 10 years ago meant the difference between life and death. Cyndi, who was 16 at the time, was gravely ill and her organs were shutting down from a fast-moving infection that was ravaging her body. But thanks to the life-saving care she received at Connecticut Children’s, …

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Microsoft Empowers Patients through Gaming

Categories: Children's Miracle Network Hospitals
When 12-year-old Youseff Shahine comes to Connecticut Children’s Medical Center, he comes prepared to do battle because Microsoft empowers patients. At one time, a couple of years ago, that battle would have been with osteosarcoma, but these days his opponents are on a virtual battlefield. Youseff is among the dozens of patients who attend the bimonthly …

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