2018 Isidore Wise Scholarship Award Winners Announced

Categories: Medical Center News, Partners in Caring, Patient Families
There was no shortage of talent this year, as the region’s best and brightest college-bound students were considered for five prestigious Isidore Wise Scholarship Awards. On May 31, five award winners were recognized at the 27th Annual Isidore Wise Awards reception. Established through the bequest of Isidore Wise, a long-time board member of Newington Children’s …

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Not all Superheroes wear capes!

Categories: Medical Center News, Partners in Caring, Patient Families
Connecticut Children’s is celebrating National Superhero Day on April 27 to honor superheroes, both real and fictional. Batman, Wonder Woman, Superman, Captain America, Iron Man, Hulk and Spiderman are just some of the superheroes whose names we recognize. Even though they are fictional, these superheroes are great role models for our children. They serve and …

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The Coonrod Family Fund—A Profile in Caring

Categories: Donor Story, Patient Families
When Garrison Coonrod turned 1 last November, his parents, Leslie and Lane, did not want to celebrate with presents—Garrison himself was a gift beyond price—so they decided to do something dramatic for others. November was decidedly not supposed to be Garrison’s birth month: he was due in February, but apparently he just couldn’t wait to …

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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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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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