State Police Toy Drive Keeps Kids Smiling

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A toy from Santa Claus can bring a smile to a child’s face on Christmas Day. But a toy from the annual State Police “Stuff a Cruiser” Toy Drive can bring smiles to children who pass through the Emergency Department (ED) at Connecticut Children’s Medical Center 365 days a year. For 6-year-old Dillon DaFonseca, it …

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2017 Gala Was a Wondrous Event

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Imagine a place where wandering musicians play for guests strolling through an Arabian marketplace filled with unique gifts, or guests line up to have their photos taken with a snake charmer charming a boa constrictor, or fortune tellers telling of wondrous things to come. For 850 guests, the wondrous event was already at hand: The …

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Aetna Joins Statewide “PJ Day” to Battle Childhood Cancer

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Promoting PJ Day At Aetna
When Nick Wesoloskie was just 2½ years old, his newborn baby sister was diagnosed with cancer. Charlotte fought courageously for her entire first year of life and today at age 10, she is nine years cancer-free thanks to the world-class care she received at Connecticut Children’s Medical Center. In 2011, as a second grader, Nick …

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A “Wondrous” Night in Store at Connecticut Children’s Gala

Categories: Events, Partners in Caring
Connecticut Children’s Gala, which takes place on Saturday, Nov. 11, from 6 p.m. to 11 p.m. at the Connecticut Convention Center, will be a bit like stepping into “Arabian Nights,” or more precisely, into the Disney movie “Aladdin,” where Gala attendees will experience “A Wondrous Place for You and Me.” Among the many wonders to …

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HuskyTHON Announces Fundraising Goal of $1 Million

Categories: Children's Miracle Network Hospitals, Events

Each year at the University of Connecticut, dozens of organizations and thousands of students fundraise all year long for Connecticut Children’s Medical Center, and celebrate their efforts in the spring semester with an 18-hour dance marathon. The University of Connecticut first got in contact with Children’s Miracle Network in the fall of 1999 to get …

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