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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What Connecticut Children’s Means to Me

Categories: Children's Miracle Network Hospitals, Events
Guest blog written by Kailey Cox, Co-Executive Director, HuskyTHON 2019 When I was 5, I asked for food for Christmas. I loved to eat. If I ever had a tantrum and wouldn’t stop crying, my parents knew just the trick: food. Fast forward 11 years, and my relationship with food changed completely. One day, during …

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Pajamas to the Rescue

Categories: Events, Partners in Caring
“You never think it’s going to happen to you.” Until it does. For Michelle and Matthew Blume and their daughter Hannah, what “happened” in 2014 was as unexpected as it was surreal. “Hannah had this little bump on her knee,” Michelle says. “She found it; I never even saw it. It was no bigger than …

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