Costco Campaign Comes Full Circle for Cyndi

Categories: Cause Related Marketing Partnerships, Children's Miracle Network Hospitals
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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Nick Celebrates QTHON $1 Million Milestone

Categories: Children's Miracle Network Hospitals, Events, Partners in Caring
Nick Stratton really knows how to light up a room. Although his communication is limited, Nick, the 9-year-old son of Bill and Kristy Stratton of Manchester, has an infectious smile and an upbeat personality to go with it. Nick was excited to celebrate QTHON. He was certainly all smiles when he joined more than 1,700 …

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HuskyTHON Celebrates 20th Year Helping Kids Like Bianca

Categories: Children's Miracle Network Hospitals, Events
Topping off a year of fundraising, the students at the University of Connecticut once again outdid themselves, raising a record $1,328,402.19 at the annual HuskyTHON Dance Marathon, all to help sick kids at Connecticut Children’s Medical Center. Kids like Bianca Mollica. Bianca’s problems started at birth. She was allergic to any kind of dairy, to …

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QTHON Opens New Doors for Patient Family

Categories: Children's Miracle Network Hospitals, Events
For at least two patients of Connecticut Children’s Medical Center, the annual QTHON Miracle Network Dance Marathon has been a life-changing experience. QTHON has raised nearly $720,000 in support of patient care at Connecticut Children’s over the past seven years. But as the kids’ parents, Heather and Chris, can attest, the student-run event has been …

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