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Connecticut Children's Foundation | Connection
May 1

Connection Membership Campaign

JOIN a community of members dedicated to providing the care children and families deserve.
EXPERIENCE Connecticut Children's impact through events and networking opportunities.
BE the driving force behind world-class research happening now at Connecticut Children's.

We are Making a Difference Together
Medical research is only funded by investors, seed money and charitable donations. By becoming a member of Connecticut Children’s Connection, you will help our physician-researchers unlock medical mysteries, not only for the patients and families in our community who depend on Connecticut Children’s, but also for grateful patients around the globe.

Walgreens | Children's Miracle Network Hospitals Partner
June 13-26

Walgreens Balloon Campaign

For two weeks in June, more than 90 Walgreens locations throughout Connecticut, excluding Fairfield county, invite customers to make a donation at the checkout in support of Connecticut Children’s mission to improve access to healthcare for all children.

Walgreens supports Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals, of which Connecticut Children’s is a member institution. 

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June 20

Concorso Ferrari & Friends

Concorso Ferrari & Friends was created by a group of Ferrari owners who wanted to use their exotic automobiles to put smiles on the faces of patients at Connecticut Children’s. Now in its 20th 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 Italian Motorcycles are also welcome! This jaw-dropping event is held to raise awareness and critical funding to support Connecticut Children’s.

Sip Stands Provide Hope for Patients
July 1-31

Sip Stands

Sips + Snacks = Support for Kids by Kids
Sip Stands are a fun way for kids, families and other groups to host an old-fashioned lemonade (or other popular “sip”) stand, backed by the power of Connecticut Children’s Foundation’s website and peer-to-peer fundraising support team. Sip Stands will benefit the Greatest Need Children’s Fund.

Your generous support of Sip Stands will help the patients and families Connecticut Children’s serves. We provide exceptional, personalized treatment to every patient. Our mission to improve the physical and emotional health of children through family-centered care, research, education and advocacy underscores that commitment. 

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August 1-2

Geno Auriemma's Fore the Kids

For golfing enthusiasts and fans of Coach Auriemma, we provide the ultimate two-day experience. We continue to have your safety and health in mind.

August 1
Our Fore the Kids Golf Gala will feature food and beverage from Coach's own The Hollow, a matching live appeal with a patient ambassador from Connecticut Children's, exciting online silent and live auction items and a keynote address from Hall of Fame Coach Geno Auriemma.

August 2
Enjoy incredible food and beverage, exceptional cigars and exciting contests on the course followed by cocktails with the Coach. Over the past 18 years, the Geno Auriemma Fore the Kids Charity Golf tournament has raised more than $2 million to benefit patient care at Connecticut Children’s.

Connecticut Children's Hybrid Gala
November 13

Connecticut Children's Hybrid Gala

Prepare Thyself for Merriment!
By Order and Proclamation of Connecticut Children’s, kin near and far are invited to our long awaited Celebration of Bravery!

Join us at the Connecticut Convention Center, or from your kin’s castle, as we honor our first 25 years and set our sights on the next quarter century. Engage in merry revelry, enjoy kilt-clad bagpipers, drummers and dancers and bid on unique treasures in our silent and live auctions.

Proceeds support Connecticut Children’s world-class pediatric medical care and community-based health and wellness programs.

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Babies in need of critical care in our NICUs received life-saving care last year.

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Telemedicine visits expanded rapidly to keep our patients and healthcare heroes safe.

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Every child who came through our doors last year received expert, compassionate care.

Our Mission

At Connecticut Children’s Medical Center Foundation, our mission is to support the health system. By bringing together patient families, donors, community members, philanthropic partners and others to raise the financial resources needed to invest in people, research, technology and state-of-the-art equipment, we can support Connecticut Children’s in providing the care our children need and deserve.

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