Never too young to give back

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Meghan McCloat, 28, and Brooke Bento, 30, may be young, but they are already leaving their mark on the world of charitable giving. Considered veterans of the Norma Pfriem Breast Center President’s Council, they joined at the tender ages of 25 and 24, respectively. Both jumped immediately into fundraising for the Center. Meghan co-chairs Pink …

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Friends of Pediatrics

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For more than 125 years, the Friends of Pediatrics has been changing the way children and infants are cared for at Bridgeport Hospital. Founded in 1893 as the “Woman’s Staff for Children’s Ward at Bridgeport Hospital,” the organization began when a small group of local women came together with the mission to create a space …

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Passion to change health care

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Personal challenges, life-changing opportunities spark passion to change health care During her decade at Bridgeport Hospital, Gina Calder has met many patients, and heard stories both heartbreaking and inspiring. She remembers one young woman in particular: a patient at Bridgeport Hospital’s Primary Care Center who wanted to attend Yale University. “Academically, she could have done …

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The gift of time

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“What’s a nice retired guy like you doing in an Emergency Department like this?” is a conversation starter that Bob Kilton has probably heard more times than he would care to admit, but one of which he never grows weary. You know just by the way he smiles, a slight grin that sets of a …

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Bridgeport Hospital 2018 Annual Report

Categories: Bridgeport Hospital Annual Reports
Thirty Years of Inspiration, Investment and Impact Since its establishment in 1988 as the official fundraising entity for the hospital, the Bridgeport Hospital Foundation’s goal has been to inspire charitable giving that advances clinical innovation and excellence in patient care, teaching, research and community service. Our benefactors have impacted the lives of many thousands of …

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