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Help Kids Today to Thrive Tomorrow

Connecticut Children’s is a proud member of Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals, a not for profit organization that raises funds and awareness for children’s hospitals across the United States and Canada.

Meet Our 2024 CMNH Champion

Ariela, aka Ella, was selected as the 2024 Champion because of her inspiring resilience and determination in the face of significant health challenges. Diagnosed with a rare muscle disorder and an immunoglobulin deficiency, Ella has navigated numerous medical hurdles with unwavering courage. Her journey highlights the critical role of specialized care and the life-changing impact of medical innovation and support from institutions like Connecticut Children’s. As a budding engineer with passions for theater, animals and cooking, Ella embodies the spirit of overcoming adversity and serves as a powerful ambassador, showing how crucial funding and medical support can transform lives.

Read Ariella's Story
Ariella B. | 2024 Champion Child, Children's Miracle Network Hospitals

Over the past 25 years, $28.2 million has been raised by CMNH partners and programs in support of Connecticut Children’s.