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Ella’s Medi Teddy Comforts Children

12-year old Ella Casano of Fairfield hopes her invention changes the lives of children around the world who have to have infusions. Diagnosed with a rare type of I-T-P (Idiopathic Thrombocytopenia Purpura), an autoimmune disease which destroys platelets at age 7, Ella started down her life’s path of having to have 5 to 6 hour Read more…

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Woody Wilkins Is Changing The Lives Of Children

Woody Wilkins of Clinton, Connecticut by way of Wales, is making a difference in the lives of hospitalized children all over the country. He left his corporate job and set out to help kids and that has filled his heart. His non-profit organization called “Dances With Wood” is challenging kids to build cars and boxes Read more…

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Toys for Children At Yale-New Haven Hospital

To watch the Toy Closet Program at Yale-New Haven Hospital work is magical. I founded this program in 1993 and it is flourishing today because of countless volunteers from the Hospital Auxiliary and others who continue to nurture it every day at the hospital to make sure sick children are taken care of. Recently I Read more…

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