Gala Shines Spotlight on Nursing in “Bid for Kids”

Categories: Events, Partners in Caring
Olive Panning underwent heart surgery in January 2017, three months after she was born. While the surgery itself went well, Olive went into cardiac arrest the following night. That’s when Allison Wooten, RN, sprang into action, ultimately saving the baby’s life. The 2019 Gala will spotlight Connecticut Children’s Nursing Program and the dedicated nursing staff …

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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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“Greatest Gala on Earth” Salutes Nursing

Categories: Events
Kim Helm, RN is just one nurse who will benefit from Bid for Kids support.
This year, Connecticut Children’s 2019 Gala will take place on Saturday, November 2. It’s billed as the “Greatest Gala on Earth” and will salute the nurses who care for children like Nick Stratton. Proceeds from the Gala’s “Bid for Kids” appeal will benefit the Nursing Department and, ultimately, all patients who receive care at Connecticut …

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Concorso: A Super Day for Super Kids

Categories: Events, Partners in Caring
Most 4th graders are probably not riding around in a bright orange McLaren supercar or hanging out with Miss Connecticut. But that’s exactly what 10-year-old Jordan Strom was doing June 23 at Concorso Ferrari & Friends in West Hartford. The event raised more than $190,000 in support of Connecticut Children’s patient families and brought smiles …

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Geno Golfers “Tee It Up” for Babies

Categories: Events, Patient Families
Geno Auriemma, the Camarata family and Jim Shmerling.
In June, golfers at the 17th Annual Geno Auriemma’s Fore the Kids Charity Golf Tournament “teed it up” for babies like Ava and Isabella Camarata, raising funds for a new transport isolette needed to transport premature and critically ill babies to Connecticut Children’s Neonatal Intensive Care Units (NICUs) in Hartford and Farmington for expert care. …

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