QTHON 2018 Breaks Records

Categories: Children's Miracle Network Hospitals, Events, Patient Families
Quinnipiac University students have raised the bar yet again for their support of Connecticut Children’s Medical Center. As organizers of the famed annual fundraising drive, QTHON, which culminates in a 10-hour dance marathon on campus, the students set a goal to raise $250,000 in 2018. On February 24, at the conclusion of their dance marathon, …

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Remember that time the UConn community came together and raised a million dollars?

Categories: Children's Miracle Network Hospitals, Events
The weekend of February 17-18, thousands of UConn students came together at the culmination of a year-long fundraising drive to celebrate Connecticut Children’s patients while dancing for 18 hours straight. At the weekend’s end, the UConn students announced they had raised more than $1,021,000 during their annual HuskyTHON Miracle Network Dance Marathon. AMAZING!!!!! As the …

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HuskyTHON Hits Home for Student Dancer and Former Patient

Categories: Children's Miracle Network Hospitals, Events, Patient Families
Since 2002, Nicki Cartier has had a close relationship with Connecticut Children’s Medical Center. She describes Connecticut Children’s as a “home away from home,” which makes perfect sense, given the amount of time she has spent there over the years, and the deep connections with staff she has made along the way. Nicki was first …

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Dancing Toward Good Health

Categories: Cause Related Marketing Partnerships, Events
Imagine for a moment that you are a middle-school student and you are morbidly obese. There are the obvious physical issues—your stomach is upset most of the time, you’re out of breath when accomplishing even the simplest tasks, your knees hurt, and you sweat constantly. But worse is how you may feel—the depression, the fear …

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PLAN B: Grab a Can, Help a Kid.

Categories: Cause Related Marketing Partnerships, Events
A big thank you to Plan B Simsbury for supporting Connecticut Children’s Medical Center with the Cans 4 Kids event which was held on June 17, 2017. Together, with donations from the community, Plan B raised $5,500 for Connecticut Children’s. Plan B Simsbury General Manager, Nancy Crandall and Manager Maryann Hubbard presented the check, with help from …

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