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!
Theresa’s Battleship Foundation looks forward to welcoming guests at Three Sixty°, located in the heart of Tribeca, for their 4th Annual Gala.
Celebrate the life and memory of Theresa at one of New York City’s premier event spaces. Architecturally designed, Three Sixty° offers 360° of uninterrupted and breathtaking views of Manhattan. The 30,000 square foot space is complemented by a modern and minimalistic design. Large windowed walls offer panoramic views that stretch for miles – engulfing you with NYC’s captivating energy.
The Gala includes an open bar, food, a DJ, raffles and a silent auction.
In September of 2010, Theresa Joan Fitzpatrick, at the age of 16, was diagnosed with a rare form of childhood cancer. She passed away on June 30, 2013. Her death was a terrible loss but her three year struggle with the disease was an inspiration to all who knew her. Despite the chemotherapy, surgeries, and all the side effects that came with them, Theresa never lost the qualities that made her so special. She captained her high school tennis and soccer teams, went to parties, spent endless times with many friends, went to prom, and completed her first year of college as a biology major. All who knew her were drawn to her and her never ending, amazing smile.
Theresa’s Battleship Foundation is a 501(c)3, non profit organization. The Foundation raises money and provides funding for the laboratory research and clinical trials program within the Center for Cancer & Blood Disorders at Connecticut Children’s. All monies raised have gone 100% to this cause.
Did you miss your 80’s prom? Didn’t have a date?
Call all of your friends! Here’s your chance to relive what might have been the best night of your high school lives. Primary Residential Mortgage, Inc. is bringing back the 80’s for one-night only!
Dinner – Dancing – Prom King & Queen – Prizes
Tickets can be purchased at Primary Residential Mortgage, Inc., 873 Main Street, Manchester, CT or by calling Carolyn at 860-985-3558. Space is limited. Get your tickets before they are gone!
Proceeds will be contributed to PJ Day for the Kids, a state-wide event supporting the Center for Cancer and Blood Disorders at Connecticut Children’s. Now entering it’s 9th year, PJ Day has raised nearly $900,000, raised $1 at a time!
Join us and help raise money for other cardiac patients of Connecticut Children’s Pediatric Intensive Care Unit. Enjoy good food, live music, and the best beer in Connecticut all for a great cause. The money raised will support research, patient care, and will help ensure that the book, In My Heart, is given to each family, signed with messages of love and encouragement from the PICU doctors and nurses who are there every step of the way for patients and families.
The Story Behind Pints for the PICU
Our daughter, Emersyn, had open heart surgery five days after she was born.
That meant we would be in the Pediatric Intensive Care Unit at Connecticut Children’s for an unknown amount of time.
During our stay we brought a book with us, In My Heart, in the hopes that everyone who helped Emersyn on her journey would sign it and maybe leave a little message. To our surprise every doctor, nurse, and surgeon loved the idea and each took the time to write her a personal note. Some long, some short, but each one from their hearts. Those beautiful words that helped get us through Emersyn’s surgery, will one day help us explain to her what she went through and, most importantly, who her angels were.
Exactly one year to the day of her surgery we received a letter from Agnes and Kayla, two of Emersyn’s nurses from the PICU. They loved the idea of the book so much, they managed to pull some funding together and had just given their first round of In My Heart books to their current cardiac patients. And all the doctors, nurses, and surgeons signed each one.
Jason Cheshire, a grateful father
Crosseyed Cats Rock Out for the Kids!
The Waterbury Elks Lodge will be full of Rock N’ Blues as Crosseyed Cat takes over the stage. Join Crosseyed Cat and Redline and two guest bands, New England’s Head Over Heals and Red Zone, as they rock Sunday away for the kids. Tickets include admission as well as a buffet lunch/dinner. Cash bar will be available.
Inspired by the great urology care his daughter received as an infant, Tommy Sanchez decided he could make a difference for other children doing what he loves. Started back in 2011 by Sweet Eddie Sanchez, Tommy Sanchez and Joe Gabriel, this spectacular concert has raised more than $100,000 to date, with $17,500 raised in 2019 alone. And these guys aren’t messing around – they have their sights set on raising $20,000 in 2020.
Come out and show your support for Connecticut Children’s Urology Department. Tickets are available at the door.