Featured Events

Throughout the year, Connecticut Children’s Medical Center Foundation hosts several fun-filled, signature events. These provide an excellent venue for people like you to make new friends and have fun! From golf to 5K’s and dining to dancing, where is something for everyone to attend in celebration of our vital mission of making the children of Connecticut the healthiest in the nation.

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Connecticut Children’s Running Series


We encourage runners of all skill levels to check out the run, walk and challenge events hosted throughout the year in support of Connecticut Children’s Medical Center. Whether you’re a first-time 5K participant or a seasoned marathon runner – the Connecticut Children’s Running Series has the race for you!

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Hogs And Hops Beer Feastival in support of Connecticut Children's Medical Center

Hogs and Hops Beer Feastival

The Stack
New Haven, CT
September 9, 2018

Some of the best chefs & breweries in Connecticut are coming together in New Haven to raise funds for the Center for Cancer and Blood Disorders at Connecticut Children’s Medical Center.

Organized by Vie for the Kids, the day will include scrumptious selections of the finest local pork, mouthwatering sides, dessert and delectable beer samples. There will be music & games as well as a Chef’s Contest for Best Bite & Best Presentation voted on by everyone who attends. And everyone goes home with a Hogs and Hops beer glass & Vie for the Kids commitment coin.

Since Vie for the Kids began 11 years ago, it has raised more than $1 million for the Center for Cancer and Blood Disorders at Connecticut Children’s Medical Center.

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LEGO Children's Charity Golf Tournament

LEGO Children’s Charity Golf Tournament

TPC River Highlands
Cromwell, CT
September 17, 2018

LEGO Systems Inc., as a significant employer in the state of Connecticut, is pleased to once again host a charity golf tournament to benefit Connecticut Children’s Medical Center and continue giving back to the Connecticut Community. LEGO Systems is partnering with the Travelers Championship, Connecticut’s PGA TOUR event, to deliver a first class experience for all participants. The Travelers Championship functions as a substantial fundraising mechanism in the region, and is delighted to continue a partnership with LEGO Systems Inc. to generate funds and goodwill for Connecticut Children’s Medical Center and Hartford’s Camp Courant. Proceeds in support of Connecticut Children’s Medical Center will help fund the new Infusion Center and Outpatient  Dialysis Center, which will be the first of it’s kind in the state for children.

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Connecticut Children's Medical Center Gala 2018

Connecticut Children’s Gala

Connecticut Convention Center
Hartford, CT
November 10, 2018

“So come with me where dreams are born and time is never planned. Just think of happy things and your heart will fly on wings, forever.” – Peter Pan

Join more than 850 business and community leaders, doctors, patients and staff for a Peter Pan-inspired Gala that includes dinner, dancing and entertainment.  Your participation supports Connecticut Children’s Medical Center’s mission to improve the physical and emotional health of children through family-centered care, research, education and advocacy.

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Team Connecticut Children's will be running the Eversource Hartford Marathon

Eversource Hartford Marathon

Bushnell Park
Hartford, CT
October 13, 2018
Fundraising open through 11/15/18

Connecticut Children’s is proud to be one of the official charities of the Eversource Hartford Marathon. Help us exceed 200 runners in 2018 and surpass last year’s record-breaking total of $92,087 raised in support of programs and services vital to the health of children throughout the region. All members of Team Connecticut Children’s receive complimentary race registration in exchange for their commitment to a minimum fundraising goal.

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