Thank you for everything you make possible!
Bridgeport Hospital Foundation’s goal is to inspire charitable giving that advances our mission for clinical innovation and excellence in patient care, teaching, research and community service.
More than 2,800 donors gave over $6.6 million to Bridgeport Hospital Foundation this year.
You Supported Bridgeport Hospital’s Core Values:
Putting Patients and Families First
Valuing All People
Doing the Right Thing
Being Responsible and Taking Action
You and your fellow leaders in philanthropy chose to invest to impact the lives of thousands of patients, families and caregivers throughout Bridgeport and the region.
Here are some of the things you helped us accomplish this year:
Critical COVID-19 Assistance
With your help, our healthcare heroes at Bridgeport Hospital met the challenges of COVID-19 with ingenuity, resilience and optimism. Throughout the pandemic, you lifted their spirits, provided for their basic needs and supported their health and well-being while they cared for critically ill patients. To date, Bridgeport Hospital has discharged nearly 1,000 people hospitalized with…
Advancement of hospital services
The philanthropic resources you provide help us deliver safe, world-class care to thousands of people in our communities each year. Thank you for making that possible. Medical Services Medical services for 800+ uninsured and under-insured patients at Norma Pfriem Breast Center, as well as bicultural/bilingual outreach to increase breast cancer awareness and reduce barriers to…
Susan Hubbell Legacy Society
Many of our donors committed to join the Susan Hubbell Society Legacy Society, leaving a lasting legacy and helping to define the future of Bridgeport Hospital. Planned Giving
All new mothers who deliver their babies at the Women’s Care Center at Bridgeport Hospital will now receive a post-natal Wellness Check within the first week after delivery. Early detection and treatment for any mother and baby issues that are uncovered during the Wellness Check, including postpartum depression, will result in healthier mothers and babies.
Primary Care Center
Improve Health Disparities and Transform Care! The Primary Care Center (PCC) is a vital safety net for underserved patients in the Bridgeport community. The PCC offers extraordinary high-quality holistic care to patients impacted by Social Determinants of Health.Personalized assistance, strategic case management, and if needed, complex disease management help patients control their health and improve…
Echocardiogram equipment was purchased to provide new services in the emerging field of Cardio-Oncology. When it comes to innovative care for the patient with heart disease, the Joel E. Smilow Heart Institute at Bridgeport Hospital, an important partner of the Heart and Vascular Center of Yale New Haven Health, continues to be a leader in…
Breast patients who can’t work during treatment received help for bills like rent and utilities. The Fay Fund (Support for our Patients) provides non-medical support of patients or a patient’s family when they do not have the economic ability to meet basic needs. Such support may include rent, utilities, funeral expenses, transportation expenses and gift cards for…
Norma Pfriem Breast Center
The Norma Pfriem Breast Center has been helping women in the community fight breast cancer for over two decades. The NPBC, with locations in Bridgeport, Fairfield and Trumbull, is accessible to women throughout Greater Bridgeport and beyond. We offer women a comprehensive breast health program by providing coordinated care through an integrated approach in the…
Bridgeport Hospital’s REACH Program
An intensive outpatient psychiatric program for kids under age 12, reopened with the addition of a new child psychiatrist.