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.
The Fund for Bridgeport Hospital
Provide funds for advanced medical technology and groundbreaking programs.
Honor Your Caregiver
Say thank you to the caregivers who made a difference in your stay.
Dr. Tom Kennedy Toy Closet
The Dr. Tom Kennedy Toy Closet provides age-appropriate toys for pediatric patients receiving care at The Yale New Haven Children's Hospital at Bridgeport.
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!
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
Compassionate 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!
Nursing Prof. Dev. Specialist – Staff Education Department
Diane Rydzy, Nurse Manager and Dana Genarelli, Specialty Team Coordinator
Smilow Trumbull – Norma Pfriem Breast Center
Dept. of Surgery
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.”
"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.”