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!
“Inspired by a wish to give back, if only in a small way, and help others facing a cancer diagnosis in a child.”
Celebrate the life of Jacob Osit, who lost his battle with Neuroblastoma at the tender age of 10. Playing in his memory supports research at Connecticut Children’s and other organizations supporting children battling cancer. The tournament fills both 18-hole courses at Blackledge Country Club and offers numerous prizes, auction and raffle items. Dinner guests are welcome to join the golfers in the clubhouse at 4 pm for the reception.
Your day of golf includes: door prizes, lunch, buffet dinner and official GFTK apparel!
Prizes awarded on each course for:
- Top 3 teams
- Closest to the Pin
- Closest to the Line
- 50/50 raffle
- The world famous Golf Ball Toss!
At Golf Fore the Kids, we support the Cancer Clinical Trials program at Connecticut Children’s. The program provides novel therapeutic options for children with Neuroblastoma and other childhood solid tumors by developing personalized therapies to target the individual patient’s specific genetic makeup.
Thank you to the players and supporters of the 9th Annual CT DOT Fall Golf Classic for your exceptional commitment and dedication to Connecticut Children’s, raising close to $70,000 in 8 years.
In a historically sold out event, over 300 players will enjoy a picturesque day of golf to support Connecticut Children’s. What could be a better way to support the health and well-being of the children and families in your local community?
Proceeds from the annual tournament allow Connecticut Children’s to improve access to healthcare for all children.
FORE! Join us on the green.
Our 18th Annual Aces for Kids Golf Outing will be an amazing event you don’t want to miss. Sponsors and participants have the opportunity to network with industry leaders in the aerospace community in addition to enjoying a beautiful day of golf. Our volunteers assist in day-of efforts to ensure a smooth and fun event for golfers. Once off the course, everyone is able to relax and enjoy the clubhouse reception.
Last year, dedicated supporters and newcomers joined together to raise over $89,000 for Connecticut Children’s. Event Chairman, Bill Gonet – Barnes Aerospace, expressed his gratitude of the aerospace industry sponsors that make the tournament possible. His remarks were followed by Lindsay David’s. Lindsey is the mother of a young patient, Gavin, and she spoke about the life-saving treatment her son has received in the Center for Cancer and Blood Disorders at Connecticut Children’s and inspired attendees to give generously.
Since inception in 2002, this event has raised nearly $1,000,000 and is a key annual fundraising event to benefit Connecticut Children’s and its pediatric cancer patients.
Connecticut Children’s Center for Cancer and Blood Disorders provides access to state-of-the-art therapies for newly diagnosed patients as well as those with resistant or recurring cancers. For patients seeking hope in a new treatment, we provide options close to home. In addition to using today’s most advanced technology, Connecticut Children’s is working to define tomorrow’s innovation through vigorous research and exploring new treatments and cures. The Aces for Kids Golf Outing is proud to support the Division of Hematology/Oncology in creating the most comprehensive, patient-centered program in the region.
Photo Gallery – 2019
Join us as we celebrate the 17th Annual Run for Nancy’s Kids!
Open to the public, we welcome runners, walkers, adults and children. This scenic, paved 5K route through the MDC Reservoir is beautiful and enjoyable for all ages and fitness levels. Bring your strollers and pets (on a leash) too!
Sign-up today to take advantage of special pre-event pricing!
Walk-up registration will be available on race day. $30 for Adults (18+), $25 for Adolescents 10-17, Children 9 & under are free. The first 100 registrants will receive a Connecticut Children’s face mask.
Schedule of Events
9:00 am Registration
10:00 am Run/Walk Starts
11:00 am Awards
Run for Nancy’s Kids is organized by the University of Connecticut Pediatric Residency Program. The event celebrates the memory of Nancy Law, M.D., a beloved physician at Connecticut Children’s and an inspiration to many young people. Nancy’s Kids Fund provides financial assistance to families in need. Your support brings peace of mind and lifts financial burdens for families struggling to care for their children.