The Joseph Keane Fund

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Jessica and Tim Keane founded the Joseph Keane Fund, which provides emotional and financial support and services to families who experience the unexpected and life-changing loss of a baby. On February 27, 2012, after a full-term pregnancy, Joseph Keane was delivered stillborn at Yale-New Haven Hospital.  The couple was devastated.  Thankfully, Jessica and Tim had …

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The Jacoby Fund

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Milt Jacoby honors the memories of his wife and daughter with a place designed for the parents of Bridgeport Hospital’s pediatric patients. Donate Now Click Arrow to Play Video The Joan Jacoby Fund at Bridgeport Hospital was established by Milt and Bunny Jacoby in 1988 in memory of their daughter Joan, who died of cancer …

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Fighting against cancer

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The Klein Family Foundation supports educational and patient care programs at Bridgeport Hospital. 2004 was set to be a great year for John and Carla Klein.  Both of their children, Kristen and Eric, were about to get married. But that June, they were stunned when the fun, loving and courteous patriarch, John, received a diagnosis of stage 2 …

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Desire to make an impact

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Weston’s Douglas Aaron gives back to Bridgeport Hospital through his nonprofit organization. Douglas Aaron always knew he wanted to serve others.  Raised in Weston, CT, his parents instilled this appreciation of service in him and his four siblings. After earning his Bachelor of Arts degree from Bowdoin College, he worked at a firm that invested …

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A lifetime of support

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Much of Dorothy Edgerton’s life has been associated with Bridgeport Hospital. As Bridgeport Hospital changed over the years, Dorothy Edgerton was there to see it. “I was born there in 1927, went to nursing school there, worked there, had numerous surgeries there and delivered my two children there,” said Edgerton. “I have a lot of connections to Bridgeport Hospital.” …

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