$1.5 Million Gift Will Help Kids Like Jack

Categories: Donor Story, Medical Center News, Partners in Caring
A pediatric outpatient dialysis center at Connecticut Children’s Medical Center would have been beneficial for a child like Jack. His mother, Cara Regan, knows only too well how much a center geared toward children is needed in Connecticut. Even before Jack was born four years ago, Cara and her husband, Jon, knew her son was …

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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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Making the Holidays Bright for Kids Like Kingsley

Categories: Events, Medical Center News, Partners in Caring
Eight-year-old Kingsley Staple is a boy who knows his own mind, and when Connecticut State Trooper Gerard Joyal came to offer Kingsley a holiday gift, the young man was not going to settle for something that didn’t make the grade. Kingsley was in a blue hospital johnny, waiting to go into the operating room for …

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It’s a Hard Hat Life for Us

Categories: Medical Center News, Partners in Caring
Hard hats and safety glasses were in vogue on December 5, as key supporters got a first look at the new Infusion Center located at 10 Birdseye Road in Farmington. The hard-hat tour was led by Jeffrey Hyams, MD, the Mandell-Braunstein Family Endowed Chair for Pediatric Inflammatory Bowel Disease and Division Head of Gastroenterology, and …

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Runners Break Records for Kids Like Anthony

Categories: Donor Story, Events, Partners in Caring, Patient Families
If you want to understand dedication, all you have to do is look at Team Connecticut Children’s, the 230 people who shrugged off rain, cold and exhaustion to run in this year’s Eversource Hartford Marathon on October 13 in support of Connecticut Children’s Medical Center. The size of the team broke records this year, and …

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