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President’s Message – October 2017

October 12, 2017

October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month October is National Breast Cancer Awareness month, and the Norma Pfriem Breast Center is, well… everywhere, spreading their message: early detection is the best prevention.  Click on the link below to watch a clip from the October 5 Today show on NBC, featuring patient Dahlia Clark Hanshaw.  She received a “Pink Surprise”…

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President’s Message – September 2017

September 19, 2017

Newborn Intensive Care Month at Yale New Haven Children’s Hospital at Bridgeport September is Newborn Intensive Care Awareness month. We are delighted to share the remarkable progress Bridgeport Hospital is making in the care of their tiniest, most fragile patients. In November 2016, the Foundation launched a $7 million fundraising initiative to modernize Bridgeport Hospital’s…

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President’s Message – August 2017

August 2, 2017

The Fay Fund at Bridgeport Hospital There is much in the news regarding the expanding role of hospitals in taking on increased social service responsibilities to improve their patients’ health and keep them out of the hospital. Patients and their families often struggle with a host of challenges resulting from poverty. The Fay Fund at…

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President’s Message – July 2017

July 7, 2017

We’re always here for you! Summer is upon us and with it a return to warm, sunny days and a variety of fun family activities and summer camps.  You never know if one of those activities will result in a visit to our Emergency Department.  Even though our ED is one of the busiest in…

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President’s Message – June 2017

June 14, 2017

Increase the Impact of your Gift! Making a gift to Bridgeport Hospital just got easier.  You can now set up a recurring gift over months or years, allowing you to give by paying smaller amounts over time.  A recurring gift is a gift repeated at regular intervals for the duration that you select. Recurring gifts…

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President’sMessage – May 2017

May 8, 2017

Celebrate National Nurses Week  Please help us celebrate National Nurses Week with a gift in honor of a nurse that has made a difference in your life. Nurses are the heart and soul of the care we deliver to patients at Bridgeport Hospital and in the community.  In making a contribution to recognize the nurses…

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President’s Message – April 2017

April 12, 2017

You Can Help Improve Lives! Please give patients the dignity of remaining in familiar surroundings by contributing to the Bridgeport Hospital Home Visit Program. For over eleven years, hundreds of families and patients have been helped with a variety of personalized health care essentials, ranging from routine primary care services to critical care assessments at…

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President’s Message – March 2017

March 28, 2017

Spring Greetings from the Bridgeport Hospital Foundation! The New Year has given all of us a chance to reflect on what is most important, our core values. If you believe everyone should act with integrity and treat others with respect and compassion, Bridgeport Hospital shares your values. Your contributions to the Foundation help build a…

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President’s Message – February 2017

February 22, 2017

Happy American Heart Month!  Your charitable giving to Bridgeport Hospital Foundation helps our patients in our Joel E. Smilow Heart Institute live healthier lives. Bridgeport Hospital is building a state-of-the-art Hybrid Operating Room pictured below with the help of generous donors like you. Cardiac patients will benefit from potentially life-saving procedures, performed with greater precision in a minimally invasive…

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President’s Message – January 2017

January 20, 2017

Happy New Year from the Bridgeport Hospital Foundation! Once a month in 2017, I will be sending a brief message about how philanthropy is making a positive difference in the lives of Bridgeport Hospital patients and families.  I hope that this series underscores just how much we value the continuing support of our donors. This…

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