EVENT CALENDAR

There are many events held throughout the year in support of Connecticut Children’s. Whether you are looking for a family friendly event or an adult’s night out, it’s a great way to show your support to local businesses & organizations that support the programs and services we provide. Find an event and mark your calendar!

SPECIAL NOTICE

We are proactively reviewing all events organized by the Connecticut Children’s Foundation scheduled through the end of 2020. As we determine the future of each event, we will communicate plans to our guests and sponsors. We appreciate your understanding and apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.

Please check back here for the most up-to-date notices for Foundation events, including events hosted by third-parties. Questions? Please contact events@connecticutchildrens.org.

POSTPONED EVENTS

• 6/20 Concorso Ferrari & Friends Rescheduled to Sept. 26
• 6/22 Geno Auriemma’s Fore the Kids Charity Golf and Dinner Rescheduled to Aug. 3
• 6/25 Jacob Osit Memorial Golf Fore The Kids Rescheduled to Sept. 3
• 6/28 The Hartford Personal Lines Golf Tournament Rescheduled to Aug. 28
• 8/3 The 5th Annual Robby Brisco Open Cancelled


Nov
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THANKS {for your} GIVING Reception @ The Gershon Fox Ballroom
Nov 19 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

A celebration of our volunteers, fundraising partners and our consecutive-year donors.

Complimentary parking for invited guests is available at the MORGAN STREET GARAGE (pdf directions), located at 155 MORGAN STREET, HARTFORD (Google maps directions). The G Fox Building is accessible diagonally across from the garage exit. Once inside, follow signs to our event.

Artwork by a grateful patient at Connecticut Children’s.
Dec
7
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MAX’s Teddy Bear Tea @ MAX Downtown
Dec 7 @ 10:30 am – 2:00 pm
Celebrate the season of giving with family and friends!

MAX Downtown’s 11th Annual Teddy Bear Tea

ONLINE RESERVATIONS

Children and adults will be served tea, hot chocolate, cookies and little bites. Each young guest will enjoy the custom cupcake bar, MAX candy buffet and your own Signature MAX bear to bring home. Guests 12 and under are asked to bring a new, unwrapped toy to pass along, in the spirit of the holiday season, for patients at Connecticut Children’s.

Reservations begin at 10:30 AM, last seating is at 2:00 PM. Pricing is $43.50 for children and $49.75 for adults. This is a ticketless event; you will check in upon arrival. Online reservations are available for your convenience, or you can call MAX Downtown at 860-522-2530 to make reservations. Free validated parking for 3 hours in the attached CityPlace garage.

Dress to impress in your holiday best and we hope to see you there!
Dec
12
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KISS Cares for Kids Radiothon @ Connecticut Children's
Dec 12 @ 6:00 am – 7:00 pm
KISS Cares for Kids Radiothon @ Connecticut Children's | Hartford | Connecticut | United States

WKSS 95.7FM will broadcast live from Connecticut Children’s One World Café. During this heartwarming event, pre-selected patient families and care providers will share stories of triumph and inspiration that would not have been possible without Connecticut Children’s and philanthropic support from the community.

Nurses, patient families, doctors and the President of Connecticut Children’s are very excited for you to join us!


Ways to Give

Donate Online

Become a Miracle Maker

Call 1.800.852.KIDS (5437)

Text CTKIDS to 51555

This giving option will provide a link to our online donation webpage. Message and data rates may apply. View our privacy policy at CMNHospitals.org.

Broadcast Schedule

6:00 AM – 12:00 PM

Courtney & KISS in the Morning (extended show) with Walmart Jeff and Gavin

12:00 PM – 7:00 PM

Jagger (with appearances from other KISS on-air staff members)

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State Police “Stuff a Cruiser” Toy Drive @ Participating Walmart stores in East Windsor, Manchester, Newington and Rocky Hill
Dec 12 @ 4:00 pm – 10:00 pm

Schedule your holiday shopping and throw a few extra toys in the cart for the kids at Connecticut Children’s!

For 23 years, troopers from Troop H of the Connecticut State Police have been as busy as Santa’s elves carrying out their December Toy Drive.

With assistance from Ambulance Service of Manchester (ASM) and Aetna Ambulance, the troopers have collected more than half a million toys and more than $220,000 in donations to benefit children who find themselves in the Emergency Department at Connecticut Children’s Medical Center during the holidays and throughout the year.

Children who have to visit Connecticut Children’s can be overwhelmed with the unknown. Toys collected by the State Police provide a welcome distraction to children and help encourage communication between a care provider and patient. Making a donation today helps provide smiles all year long. Sometimes a toy can be the one thing a child remembers about their visit – a memory you can create.


Three Ways YOU Can Support the Toy Drive

Purchase a Toy from our Online Registry

Online Registry

Text to Give

TEXT toydrive2019 to 52182

Dec
13
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PJ Day for the Kids
Dec 13 @ 12:00 am – 12:00 am

Calling all Schools and Businesses!

Give $1 – Wear your PJs – Support Kids with Cancer
PJ Day for the Kids 2019
Click To Save Image! Please use this as your Facebook or Twitter profile photo.

PJ Day for the Kids kicks off its 9th annual event with a mission to not only raise money, but to honor the brave kids fighting cancer at Connecticut Children’s. Join us as students and businesses across Connecticut wear their PJs for the kids. Coordinate a PJ Day for your school or business now by clicking here.

Download the Pitch Packet

Since 2011, thousands of children in Connecticut have worn their PJs to school and, simultaneously, have raised more than $630,000 in support of kids at Connecticut Children’s. Each year, PJ Day has inspired more and more schools and businesses across the state of Connecticut to participate. Won’t you join them?

Register   SPONSOR

‘Like’ PJ Day for the Kids on Facebook!

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State Police “Stuff a Cruiser” Toy Drive @ Participating Walmart stores in East Windsor, Manchester, Newington and Rocky Hill
Dec 13 @ 4:00 pm – 10:00 pm

Schedule your holiday shopping and throw a few extra toys in the cart for the kids at Connecticut Children’s!

For 23 years, troopers from Troop H of the Connecticut State Police have been as busy as Santa’s elves carrying out their December Toy Drive.

With assistance from Ambulance Service of Manchester (ASM) and Aetna Ambulance, the troopers have collected more than half a million toys and more than $220,000 in donations to benefit children who find themselves in the Emergency Department at Connecticut Children’s Medical Center during the holidays and throughout the year.

Children who have to visit Connecticut Children’s can be overwhelmed with the unknown. Toys collected by the State Police provide a welcome distraction to children and help encourage communication between a care provider and patient. Making a donation today helps provide smiles all year long. Sometimes a toy can be the one thing a child remembers about their visit – a memory you can create.


Three Ways YOU Can Support the Toy Drive

Purchase a Toy from our Online Registry

Online Registry

Text to Give

TEXT toydrive2019 to 52182

Dec
14
Sat
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State Police “Stuff a Cruiser” Toy Drive @ Participating Walmart stores in East Windsor, Manchester, Newington and Rocky Hill.
Dec 14 @ 9:00 am – 9:00 pm

Schedule your holiday shopping and throw a few extra toys in the cart for the kids at Connecticut Children’s!

For 23 years, troopers from Troop H of the Connecticut State Police have been as busy as Santa’s elves carrying out their December Toy Drive.

With assistance from Ambulance Service of Manchester (ASM) and Aetna Ambulance, the troopers have collected more than half a million toys and more than $220,000 in donations to benefit children who find themselves in the Emergency Department at Connecticut Children’s during the holidays and throughout the year.

Children who have to visit Connecticut Children’s can be overwhelmed with the unknown. Toys collected by the State Police provide a welcome distraction to children and help encourage communication between a care provider and patient. Making a donation today helps provide smiles all year long. Sometimes a toy can be the one thing a child remembers about their visit – a memory you can create.


Three Ways YOU Can Support the Toy Drive

Donate Online

Make a Gift

Purchase a Toy from our Online Registry

Online Registry

Dec
15
Sun
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State Police “Stuff a Cruiser” Toy Drive @ Participating Walmart stores in East Windsor, Manchester, Newington and Rocky Hill.
Dec 15 @ 9:00 am – 9:00 pm

Schedule your holiday shopping and throw a few extra toys in the cart for the kids at Connecticut Children’s!

For 23 years, troopers from Troop H of the Connecticut State Police have been as busy as Santa’s elves carrying out their December Toy Drive.

With assistance from Ambulance Service of Manchester (ASM) and Aetna Ambulance, the troopers have collected more than half a million toys and more than $220,000 in donations to benefit children who find themselves in the Emergency Department at Connecticut Children’s during the holidays and throughout the year.

Children who have to visit Connecticut Children’s can be overwhelmed with the unknown. Toys collected by the State Police provide a welcome distraction to children and help encourage communication between a care provider and patient. Making a donation today helps provide smiles all year long. Sometimes a toy can be the one thing a child remembers about their visit – a memory you can create.


Three Ways YOU Can Support the Toy Drive

Donate Online

Make a Gift

Purchase a Toy from our Online Registry

Online Registry

Jan
11
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Cycle Out Cancer @ CycleBar - The Shoppes at Farmington Valley
Jan 11 @ 1:00 pm – 6:00 pm

Who are you cycling for?

REGISTER TODAY!

Beat back winter and head over to CycleBar at The Shoppes at Farmington Valley to “Cycle Out Cancer” for an epic, one-of-a-kind spinning event on January 11, 2020 from 12:00 pm to 4:30 pm. Register for a one-hour class or for multiple hours by clicking on the “tickets” button on the eventbrite registration website. There will be t-shirts, food, awards and prizes.

You and your friends can beat the January chill, spinning indoors at your own pace. Burn up and down the virtual hills or cruise the open road. Either way, you will be “Cycling Out Cancer” for kids in our region receiving treatment at Connecticut Children’s Center for Cancer and Blood Disorders.


CYCLEBAR of Canton is a premium indoor cycling facility opened by Kevin and Liz Anderson in September 2018. Kevin is a retired colonel with the United States Marine Corps and retired Connecticut State Trooper. They are excited to bring a new cycling experience to the Farmington Valley and look forward to giving back to the community.

Feb
8
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ZumbaTHON @ Hugh S. Greer Field House - UConn
Feb 8 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Let Zumba Fitness be Your Stress Reliever

Register

ZumbaTHON is the best way to get prepared for HuskyTHON’s 18-hour dance marathon! It’s a 3-hour Zumba Fitness dance party, and all for a great cause! On February 8th, from 1 pm to 4 pm, your favorite UConn Bodywise instructors will be rockin’ the UConn Field House with your favorite dance styles: Salsa, Merengue, Samba, Cumbia, Reggaeton, Hip-hop, Pop, Bollywood, and more!

ZumbaTHON is open to anyone — not just UConn students!

Bring your friends, family, colleagues, classmates, teammates, coworkers… whomever! Stay as long as you’d like — every instructor will be teaching during every hour, so if you have a favorite (or several favorites, as the case may be), you can’t miss them. Instructors TBD.


HuskyTHON is an annual fund-raising effort coordinated by the students at the University of Connecticut. Last year alone, HuskyTHON raised more than $1.3 million and since 2000 they have raised nearly $6 million. For more information about HuskyTHON, please visit www.huskython.org


Online registration closes February 7th at 3pm. Walk-up registrants are welcome to pay at the door.