Honor & Memorial Giving
Giving to Connecticut Children’s is a lasting way to mark your momentous occasion or celebration, honor a special nurse, teacher or caring hero in your life, or remember a loved one.
Special Occasion Giving
To mark your momentous occasion, graduation, birthday, wedding or other celebration, please follow the instructions on this form and return to Laura Schmelter.
If you are interested in creating your own fundraiser, please click here to visit our online fundraising platform.
To make a gift in honor of a special caregiver, teacher, family member or hero in your life, please scroll down to make a donation in his or her name.
Many families ask others to make donations to Connecticut Children’s in lieu of flowers. To do so, please include the following language in the obituary:
In lieu of flowers, please consider giving to Connecticut Children’s in memory of (honoree’s name). Gifts can be made at give.connecticutchildrens.org/tribute. Checks, payable to Connecticut Children’s Medical Center Foundation, Inc., may be mailed to: Connecticut Children’s Medical Center Foundation, Attn: Laura Schmelter, 282 Washington Street, Hartford, CT 06106. Please include honoree’s name in the memo line.
Then, please contact Laura Schmelter at 860-837-5747 or LSchmelter@connecticutchildrens.org to let her know that you intend to direct gifts to Connecticut Children's. If you would like memorial gifts to be directed to a fund other than the Greatest Need Children’s Fund, please include this information in your email.
Make a regular gift here.
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Sending an eCard is a great way to tell family and friends about this gift. Once your gift is processed, your eCard will be sent automatically on the date you select below.
The Foundation would be happy to mail a card if an eCard is not preferred. Once your gift is processed, our gift management team will print a card and send it to the contact provided. Please allow up to three (3) business days for your card to be created and mailed to the contact you provide.
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