Our Main Giving Opportunities
You may choose the fund you wish to make a donation to by selecting an opportunity below.
The Fund for Bridgeport Hospital
To provide funds for advanced medical technology and to improve operating performance.
Honor Your Caregiver
Say thank you to the caregivers who made a difference in your stay.
Driving Community Wellness
As Bridgeport Hospital continues to offer world-class medical care, we have also expanded our
community wellness programs to keep individuals and families healthy.
Norma Pfriem Breast Center
Provides breast care for all women, regardless of their ability to pay.
Bringing Technology to Life
Bridgeport Hospital is making major investments in critical, life-saving cardiovascular and neurovascular technology.
Primary Care Center Program
The Primary Care Center (PCC) is a vital safety net for underserved patients in the Bridgeport community.
Milford Campus Bridgeport Hospital
More Giving Opportunities
Your generosity continues to inspire what we do each and every day. Thank you!
You can make a difference in our community in many ways.
With the greatest of care These are the stories about dedicated physicians, nurses, physical therapists and other caregivers who provide high-quality, compassionate care.
Your generosity in their honor will continue to make a difference in the lives of all of our patients!
West Tower 8/PCU Day & Night Nurses
Jen O’Neil, Nurse Mgr. WT8
Roy Vargas, RN & Meghan Jacksis, RN
HVC Angio suite – 10th Floor
NE10 Nurses and ED Nurses
NE10 & ED
Vincente Diaz, MD
495 Hawley Lane, Stratford
Leon Rapko, DO & Natalia Stewart
BH Opthalmology/NEMG Corp. – Dr. Shelton
Meghan Jacksis, RN
HVC Angio Suite 10th Floor
Your efforts are an important part of the philanthropic support that Bridgeport Hospital receives each year.
Primary Care Center
A National Leader
The work of Bridgeport Hospital’s Primary Care Center (PCC) is life altering and life
sustaining. The PCC establishes strong patient rapport and trust, lowers barriers and increases
patient access to care
The Fay Fund
Supporting patients' non-medical needs
Uses of the fund have included repair of an automobile so patients can get to their medical
appointments; payment of an electric bill for a family to bring their mother home and the purchase of
clothing and food.
Integrative Medicine & Support
Patients find joy in the moment
The services provided at little or no charge include:
massage, acupuncture, counseling, naturopathy, yoga and Tai Chi. A licensed music therapist
offers a wide range of free classes
Addressing patients’ mental health before a crisis
REACH is an interdisciplinary outpatient mental health program for children, adolescents and
adults. REACH is part of a mental health continuum of care for patients requiring more
comprehensive and intensive therapy.
The Susan Hubbell Legacy Society Honors Members Who Have Made a Commitment in Their Estate Plan to Provide Enduring Support for Bridgeport Hospital.
“One lives longer in the grateful memory of ones associates by leaving memorials that can be of service to humanity and fellow citizens. Money any man or woman intends leaving for community purposes can be dedicated to no higher, nor more vital, humanitarian end.”
Random Acts of Kindness
NICU Patient Story – Rare Triplets
2021 Virtual Mother’s Day 5K Run/Walk Race
The Allison Family Neonatal Intensive Care Unit
NICU Patient Story – Mother’s Smiling Face
2020 Virtual Holiday Toy Closet 5K Run
The Joan Jacoby Fund
"We are honored and truly grateful that our community is providing unprecedented investment in the work of Bridgeport Hospital through philanthropy. Our donors help fund a wide range of initiatives that not only benefit our patients while they are in the hospital but keep them healthy when they leave."
Stephen M. Jakab, CFRE
“In an environment of decreasing resources for hospitals, our donors help us provide safe, compassionate, high-quality care. Philanthropy is a significant and strategic part of Bridgeport Hospital’s present and future.”