“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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Geno Helps Kids Achieve Their Dreams

Categories: Events, Patient Families
Bridget Souriyamath
When Bridget Souriyamath was 15 years old, the pain radiating down her neck and into her shoulders and arms was frightening enough. But the fear escalated when the accomplished Irish dancer learned she had a cervical spine bone tumor and needed surgery. Proceeds from this year’s Geno Auriemma Fore the Kids Charity Golf Tournament will …

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Running for Kids Who Can’t

Categories: Events
Matt Maler speaking at Reid's Run 2019
When Matt Maler and his wife ran in this year’s Reid’s Run 5K event in Farmington—part of the annual Connecticut Children’s Race Series—they were supporting a Connecticut Children’s patient. But it wasn’t one of their two children. The patient was Matt himself and he was running for kids who can’t. Matt is a physical therapist …

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