Featured Events


You are cordially invited to join us for these fun-filled events.

Throughout the year, Connecticut Children's Medical Center hosts several signature events. These provide an excellent venue for people like you to make new friends and have fun! Visit the events calendar for a full, up-to-date list.


ZumbaTHON
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ZumbaTHON
Hugh S. Greer Field House
UConn Storrs Campus
February 12, 2017

  
Join the Huskies for a 4-hour ZumbaTHON Fitness dance party on February 12th, from noon 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 & HuskyTHON are open to anyone — not just UConn students! Learn more HuskyTHON>>

 



HuskyTHON - Miracle Network Dance Marathon

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HuskyTHON Dance Marathon
Hugh S. Greer Field House
University of Connecticut
Storrs, CT
February 18-19, 2017


HuskyTHON is a year long fundraising effort at the University of Connecticut that is recognized as the second largest fundraising event supporting Connecticut Children's Medical Center. UCONN students celebrate the year with an eighteen hour dance marathon over the course of a February weekend. From humble beginnings, they have grown to become the largest student-run philanthropic event in the state as well as being in the top 10 for dance marathons across the nation. Learn More>> 



IHOP National Pancake Day
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IHOP National Pancake Day
8 Locations throughout Connecticut
March 7, 2017


Join IHOP Restaurants as they celebrate the 12th annual National Pancake Day and enjoy a free short stack of Buttermilk pancakes. In return for the free pancakes, guests will be asked to consider leaving a donation for Children's Miracle Network Hospitals.

IHOP will be raising funds and awareness through their balloon campaign which leads up to National Pancake Day, starting on February 1st. Restaurants will be asking patrons if they want to buy a balloon to support Connecticut Children’s Medical Center culminating in National Pancake Day on March 7th.



Ben & Jerry's Free Cone Day Celebration
Ben & Jerry's Free Cone Day Celebration
Ben & Jerry's Free Cone Day
5 1/2 Main St., West Hartford, CT
April 4, 2017 - 11:00 am to 9:00 pm


This year, Ben & Jerry’s of West Hartford Center is celebrating their 3rd year supporting Connecticut Children’s Medical Center as their charity for their Free Cone Day Celebration! On this special day, the register doesn’t open. Donations are welcome and appreciated. One hundred percent of event proceeds benefit the kids at Connecticut Children’s Medical Center. 



Connecticut American Legion Kids Walk

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American Legion Kids Walk
Various Locations Across CT
April 8, 2017


Take 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 an event t-shirt! The Department of Connecticut American Legion wants to bring your family and theirs together in support of Connecticut Children’s Medical Center.
 



Joe Kelly Memorial 5K Road Race

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Joe Kelly Memorial 5K Road Race
Lisbon Town Hall
Lisbon, CT
April 29, 2017


The Joe Kelly Memorial Road Race is held in memory of Joseph Kelly who courageously battled brain cancer for two years.

Proceeds from this event provide assistance and services for families with children undergoing treatment in the Oncology Department.
 



PJ Day for the Kids
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PJ Day for the Kids
Schools and Businesses
throughout Connecticut
Through May 2016

 
Join with schools and business across Connecticut as they come together to show support and raise funds for patients at Connecticut Children’s Medical Center who wear their PJs while fighting cancer and other serious illnesses. If you missed the event on December 9th there's still time to register and host your PJ Day. Pick the day that works best for your school or business and register today!

The event was started in 2011 by a 7 year old boy, eager to give back for Lifesaving cancer care his sister received at Connecticut Children’s. To date over $84,000 has been raised for the medical center. 

Connecticut Children's Medical Center

282 Washington Street, Hartford CT 06106
Phone: (860) 837-5700 | Fax: (860) 837-5740
foundation@connecticutchildrens.org

Connecticut Children's Medical Center

282 Washington Street, Hartford CT 06106
Phone: (860) 837-5700 | Fax: (860) 837-5740
foundation@connecticutchildrens.org

Copyright 2016 Connecticut Children's Medical Center Foundation, Inc.