Foundation Photo Album

We are excited to share galleries for our various events with participants, supporters and volunteers. If you are interested in seeing what Connecticut Children’s Medical Center Foundation events are all about, please browse the galleries below.

Event volunteers are always needed! If you’d like to donate your time and talents to Connecticut Children’s Medical Center Foundation, please email Shelly Graybill.

Ben Nascimbeni, Jr. Golf Classic

Simsbury Farms Golf Course
Simsbury, CT

The Ben Nascimbeni, Jr. Memorial Fund is dedicated to supporting access to, and treatment protocols of, the Clinical Trials Program at Connecticut Children’s. Ben’s family vowed to help find a cure – so no other families would experience the nightmare caused by this devastating disease.

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Concorso Ferrari & Friends

LaSalle Road
West Hartford, CT

What began in 2001 as Concorso Ferrari & Friends has become a 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 Italian motorcycles welcome!

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Connecticut Children’s Gala

Connecticut Convention Center
Hartford, CT

Connecticut Children’s Gala has served as the centerpiece of our event calendar for over two decades. With close to 1,100 attendees, this signature event raises close to $1.5 million annually.

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Donor Events

Locations throughout Connecticut

From celebrating chair investitures to the opening of new clinical spaces, many projects throughout the Medical Center have been made possible by philanthropic support. As a way to thank and honor our donors, Connecticut Children’s Foundation hosts events throughout the year to give our supporters an opportunity to gather and be recognized for the impact they have made.

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Geno Auriemma’s Fore the Kids Charity Golf Tournament

Hartford Golf Club
West Hartford, CT

Over the past 17 years, the tournament has raised more than $2 million for Connecticut Children’s. Thank you Coach Auriemma, our dedicated committee and all of our sponsors!

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Hugh S. Greer Field House
UCONN – Storrs, CT

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 $1.5 million in 2020 and nearly $8 million since 2000, UConn students are proud of these accomplishments, but they are not stopping there.

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Reid’s Run 5K

Winding Trails
Farmington, CT

Reid’s Run supports the Reid R. Sacco Adolescent and Young Adult (AYA) Cancer Program at Connecticut Children’s. This amazing program gives patients, ages 15-40, unique access to advanced treatments not available at adult hospitals.

Participants in the 5K and fundraising challenge support the AYA Cancer Program, providing necessary funding for our research team to find new treatments, and someday a cure, our young adults are depending on.

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Team Connecticut Children’s

Eversource Hartford Marathon
Bushnell Park, Hartford, CT

Team Connecticut Children’s is proud to be the largest, official charity team participating in the Eversource Hartford Marathon. Every year, our team has grown larger and more successful than the last. Team Connecticut Children’s welcomes runners and walkers at any level, from the recreational runner to the experienced marathoner. Marathon events include the marathon, half marathon, 5K, relay and HMF Fit Kids.

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