Make a Difference
As a not-for-profit community hospital, Bridgeport Hospital depends on charitable giving to maintain and enhance the safe, high-quality care we deliver.
Your efforts are an important part of the philanthropic support that Bridgeport Hospital receives each year.
Underserved Patient Visits
to Bridgeport Hospital Primary Care Center in 2020
to Palliative Care services
uninsured and underinsured patients
received free screening and other diagnostic services at Norma Pfriem Breast Center
to Bridgeport Hospital REACH program for intensive outpatient psychiatric services
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.
Mental Health - REACH
THE REACH PROGRAM offers intensive outpatient psychiatric and behavioral health programs for children, adolescents and adults.
Norma Pfriem Breast Center
Provides breast care for all women, regardless of their ability to pay.
Connecticut Burn Center
The Connecticut Burn Center is one of our region’s signature medical services with staff and facilities dedicated solely to the treatment of burns.
Primary Care Center Program
The Primary Care Center (PCC) is a vital safety net for underserved patients in the Bridgeport community.
Bridgeport Hospital Auxiliary
The Bridgeport Hospital Auxiliary is a volunteer organization founded in 1959 to support the hospital’s mission to enhance the lives of the people we serve.
More Giving Opportunities
Your generosity continues to inspire what we do each and every day. Thank you!
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!
Asst. Nurse Manager, Milford Campus South 3 Ortho
Park Avenue Medical Center
Breast Center – 2/3/2022, 2/10/2022, 2/16/2022
PAMC – 4 Honor Your Caregiver Gifts – 1/12/2022,1/24/2022, 1/31/2022 & 1/31/2022
NE 7 Ortho Neuro Uro
WT 8 / PTU – Jen O’Neil, Nurse Manager
WT – 7th Floor – James Wittstein, Nurse Manager
The Susan Hubbell Legacy Society Honors Members Who Have Made a Commitment in Their Estate Plan to Provide Enduring Support.
“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.”