Summer Fellows Study Injury Prevention

Categories: Donor Story, Medical Center News, Other
The Petit Family Foundation Continues to Make a Difference Summer is a busy time at Connecticut Children’s Injury Prevention Center (IPC) because the season always brings with it an unfortunate array of preventable injuries, and we do all we can to raise awareness about the ways parents and caregivers can prevent such injuries. Through all …

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A Name to Remember

Categories: Donor Story
Joy Bacci
There is nothing in the world harder than losing a child. No parents should outlive their child, and that is equally true whether the child is 5 or 50, whether the parent is 25 or 95. Joy Bacci can confirm that, having just turned 95 and having lost her daughter, Barbara, in 2010 at the …

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Awaiting Transplant – Son’s Care Journey Inspires Family Gift Toward New Infusion and Dialysis Centers

Categories: Donor Story, Partners in Caring
When Matt and Kristen Daly were invited to serve on the Steering Committee for a new Infusion & Dialysis Center at Connecticut Children’s last year, they didn’t have to think twice. “We were honored to be asked,” Matt said. And when the Glastonbury residents were asked to consider a leadership gift toward the construction of …

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Grace’s Lemonade Stand Benefits Center for Cancer and Blood Disorders in Successful 10-Year Run

Categories: Donor Story, Partners in Caring
Grace’s Lemonade Stand has been serving up its support for Connecticut Children’s Medical Center and the Center for Cancer and Blood Disorders for the past 10 years. On Monday, May 28, 17-year-old Grace Bergin, the founder of Grace’s Lemonade Stand, sold lemonade on the Memorial Day Parade route in Farmington for the last time, wrapping …

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Giving from the Heart

Categories: Donor Story, Partners in Caring
NICU at Connecticut Children's
Many people who donate to Connecticut Children’s Medical Center do so because a family member has been cared for here. But Gordy Iler supports the Medical Center simply because he and his family care about their community. And they give from the heart. “Connecticut Children’s has always had a special place in our hearts as …

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