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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Family Overcomes Loss by Giving Back

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Submitted by Kurt Knotts Parent and Race Coordinator On a Sunday morning in October 2009, my wife Kelly and I looked at our 11-week old daughter, Jamie, and knew we needed to drive to Connecticut Children’s Medical Center. What we didn’t know was how our lives would change forever that day. We didn’t hear Dr. …

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Gamers Win Big for Connecticut Children’s at Extra Life United

Categories: Children's Miracle Network Hospitals, Events, Featured Fundraiser
Extra Life United took place in late March and six competitors from Connecticut won big for Connecticut Children’s Medical Center, bringing home about $40,000 in donations for the Medical Center. Extra Life United is a gaming event like no other. This annual event unites Extra Lifers from across the globe to compete in a gaming …

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