Making Pain a Thing of the Past

Categories: Donor Story, Medical Center News
When it comes to pain, Nancy Bright knows a thing or two. Not so much because she’s suffered from pain herself, but because she spent most of her career as a pediatric nurse alleviating it in children. So, it’s not surprising that once she retired from her career at Connecticut Children’s Medical Center Division of Pain …

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The Coonrod Family Fund—A Profile in Caring

Categories: Donor Story, Patient Families
When Garrison Coonrod turned 1 last November, his parents, Leslie and Lane, did not want to celebrate with presents—Garrison himself was a gift beyond price—so they decided to do something dramatic for others. November was decidedly not supposed to be Garrison’s birth month: he was due in February, but apparently he just couldn’t wait to …

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All-American Family Cares About Kids

Categories: Donor Story, Partners in Caring
Mike and Eileen Kolakowski It was the most natural thing in the world for Mike and Eileen Kolakowski of Wallingford to make a significant donation to support Connecticut Children’s new Infusion & Dialysis Center: If there were an award for the all-American family, it would be named for Mike and Eileen. They would shy away …

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Personal Connection Inspires Giving

Categories: Donor Story, Partners in Caring
Lauren Oland Casazza and Christopher Casazza Lauren Oland Casazza has never had infusion therapy, but she has a very strong personal connection to the children who will use the new Infusion & Dialysis Center. When she was 8 she was diagnosed with Crohn’s disease, which causes inflammation of the bowel, excruciating pain, severe diarrhea, failure …

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A Commitment to Community that Cannot Be Duplicated

Categories: Donor Story, Partners in Caring
CBS A Xerox Company If you pick any office in Greater Hartford, the odds are pretty high that you’ll find a copier, printer, or other piece of equipment provided by and serviced by Connecticut Business Systems (CBS). Along with the equipment and services it provides, you will also find a business that is committed to …

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