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 2,700 donors gave over $5.7 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 examples of the positive impact you are having on thousands of lives:
Bridgeport Hospital Critical COVID-19 Assistance
Bridgeport Hospital vaccinated 129,086 individuals and cared for 3,513 COVID patients.
Primary Care Center
Improved Care Coordination for high-risk vulnerable Primary Care Center patients during the pandemic resulted in better outcomes from COVID-19 than reported in Fairfield County, the State of Connecticut and the nation.
Bridgeport Hospital Post-Partum Wellness Check
Over the past year, our Post-Partum Wellness Check has provided follow up care and screening to 470 new mothers and their babies.
Primary Care Chronic Care Management
A Chronic Care Management team was launched at the Primary Care Center to address the health and social determinants of health challenges for complex high-risk patients, substantially decreasing frequent hospital and Emergency Department visits and improving their well-being.
Men’s Health Webinar Series
Launched a free Men’s Health webinar series, with Bridgeport Hospital-affiliated physicians discussing topics such as sports-related injuries, heart health and screening and treatment of prostate cancer.
Connecticut Burn Center’s Outreach Program
The Connecticut Burn Center’s Outreach Program has provided virtual trauma and burn prevention programs to EMS agencies and instructors, local school programs, and staged a burn prevention seminar attended by 200 clinicians statewide.
2021 Platinum Seal of Transparency
Our organization earned a 2021 Platinum Seal of Transparency! Now, everyone can see our strategy, metrics, and achievements at guidestar.org. Search for Bridgeport Hospital Foundation.
Provided mobile Mammography in Bridgeport, increasing access to breast cancer screenings for underserved and high-risk women.
Breast Cancer Patients
Offered free virtual and in-person support groups to assist underserved breast cancer patients with emotional support.
Susan Hubbell Legacy Society
Many donors committed to join the Susan Hubbell Legacy Society, helping to define the future of Bridgeport Hospital through gifts in their estate plans.