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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PJ Day for the Kids

Schools and Businesses
throughout Connecticut
December 14, 2018
2018 – 2019 School Year

PJ Day for the Kids kicks off its 8th annual event on Friday, December 14, 2018, with a mission to not only raise money, but to honor the brave kids fighting cancer and serious illnesses at Connecticut Children’s Medical Center. Join us as students and businesses across Connecticut wear their PJs for the kids.

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

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IHOP Free Pancake Day

IHOP Restaurants
Bloomfield, Hamden, Manchester,
Newington, Orange, Southington,
Wallingford and Waterbury, CT
March 12, 2019

Join IHOP restaurants throughout Connecticut as they celebrate the 14th annual Free Pancake Day! Guests will enjoy a free short stack of buttermilk pancakes and in return, IHOP will be collecting donations in support of Connecticut Children’s Medical Center, your local Children’s Miracle Network Hospital.

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Hugh S. Greer Field House
Storrs, CT
February 10, 2019

Hosted by HuskyTHON, ZumbeTHON is a 3-hour Zumba Fitness dance party, and all for a great cause! 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! This event is open to the public.

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Concorso Ferrari & Friends

Concorso Ferrari & Friends

LaSalle Road
West Hartford, CT
Sunday, June 23, 2019

Concorso Ferrari & Friends was created by a group of owners who wanted to use their exotic automobiles to put smiles on the faces of patients at Connecticut Children’s Medical Center. Now in its 18th year, Concorso Ferrari & Friends has become the signature automobile event in Southern New England. It celebrates all makes and models of Italian automobiles—from vintage Alfa Romeos, Fiats and Lamborghinis to the supercars of Ferrari, Pagani, Maserati, and NEW this year, Italian Motorcycles Welcome! This jaw-dropping event is held to raise awareness and critical funding to support Connecticut Children’s.

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Hugh S. Greer Field House
UCONN – Storrs, CT
February 23-24, 2019

HuskyTHON is a year-long fund-raising effort coordinated by students at the University of Connecticut, which culminates in an eighteen-hour dance marathon celebration over the course of a weekend in February.

From humble beginnings, HuskyTHON has grown to become the largest fundraising event in support of Connecticut Children’s. Having raised more than $1 million in 2018 and more than $5 million since 2000, UConn students are proud of these accomplishments, but they are not stopping there.

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Connecticut Children's Medical Center Gala 2018

Connecticut Children’s Gala

Connecticut Convention Center
Hartford, CT
November 2, 2019

You only need to step inside Connecticut Children’s Medical Center to understand what a truly extraordinary place it is. It’s a place where kids can be kids and healing begins. At Connecticut Children’s, world-class physicians and staff deliver world-class care, conduct life-saving research and make the impossible possible each and every day.

On Saturday, November 2, Connecticut Children’s will host a fairytale-inspired Gala and with your support, we are striving to raise $1.2 million to ensure that a healthy childhood is possible for tens of thousands of children in our state and beyond.

2018 Photo Gallery

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