There are many events held throughout the year in support of Connecticut Children’s Medical Center. 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!
Weslyan University is on a mission to help sick and injured kids in their local community. They are raising funds and awareness through a Dance Marathon for Connecticut Children’s Medical Center, their local Children’s Miracle Network Hospital. Connecticut Children’s treats more than 100,000 patients annually—with care ranging from annual checkups to treatments for a life-threatening disease or chronic illness—from Connecticut and beyond.
WesTHON was established by Shane Ross, who serves as co-executive director along with Grant Hill. Shane shared that WesTHON successfully raised more than $25,000 in their first two years without any University sponsored support. Shane was inspired to make a difference because he understand the anguish a sick family member can impose upon a family and he wanted to change that. After learning about Miracle Network Dance Marathons, he knew how to make it happen for families served by Connecticut’s only free-standing pediatric medical center.
Join us in a morning walk for the kids at one of our six picturesque locations. Bring a suggested donation of $25 or your collected pledges and receive a t-shirt! Enjoy beautiful scenery, family atmosphere and refreshments.
The Department of Connecticut American Legion is a strong advocate for children and youth. This steadfast dedication continues to be a driving force on behalf of children across the country. For over 26 years, the American Legion Family has conducted Kids Walks to benefit children in need. Join the American Legion family in support of children cared for at Connecticut Children’s Medical Center.
Jacob Street and Dutton Avenue
Post 76 Town Hall
19 Church Street
North Haven, CT
Great Hollow Lake
454 Purdy Hill Road
East Lyme, CT
American Legion Post 26
10 Monson Road
Stafford Springs, CT
Grace Episcopal Church
336 Main Street
Old Saybrook, CT 06475
For Connecticut Children’s Medical Center to provide world-class care of our children, we need your help. Your participation and support will enable us to invest in the necessary people, resources and technology that define the exceptional care our children depend on and deserve.
We are excited to see you there!
Support the 5th Annual Reid’s Run with Jeff Pitchell!
Please join the Reid R. Sacco Adolescent & Young Adult Cancer Alliance as they host an evening for dining and dancing. Blue Fox Run Golf Course is the perfect setting to help drive awareness while raising funds in support of treatment and finding a cure for sarcomas!
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Lace up and join us at the 5th Annual Reid’s Run 5K Trail Run and Walk. Enjoy the pristine woods of Winding Trails, where we encourage all skill levels to run in the trail race or take in the scenery on the non-competitive 5K walk.
Enjoy music, refreshments, fire truck demonstrations, awards and more. Reid’s Run is a rewarding celebration you will enjoy whether you are a serious athlete or simply love the outdoors. Your participation in the race and/or as a fundraiser supports the Reid R. Sacco Adolescent and Young Adult (AYA) Cancer Program at Connecticut Children’s Medical Center.