Bridgeport Hospital Auxiliary to host spring gala April 27 in Fairfield

Wednesday, March 28, 2018
BRIDGEPORT, CT (March 28, 2018) – The Bridgeport Hospital Auxiliary will host its annual spring gala, “Dancing with the Hospital Stars,” 6 - 10 pm Friday, April 27, at Brooklawn Country Club in Fairfield. Tickets are available in the Bridgeport Hospital Gift Shop, 267 Grant St., or online at bhhosp.convio.net/aux-gala. Or contact Auxiliary President Bonnie Molloy at 203-556-9981 or bonniemolloy@aol.com.

Proceeds support the Allison Family Neonatal Intensive Care Unit modernization project and the REACH outpatient psychiatry program at Bridgeport Hospital.

The highlight of the gala is a dance contest that pairs hospital staff members with professional partners.

Established nearly 60 years ago, the all-volunteer Bridgeport Hospital Auxiliary has provided fundraising support to several key programs and initiatives at the hospital and its outpatient sites. The Auxiliary also operates the hospital gift shop and oversees the Dr. Tom Kennedy Toy Closet, which collects and distributes toys to hospitalized children.

Bridgeport Hospital, part of Yale New Haven Health, is a non-profit 501-bed acute care hospital with two campuses (plus 42 beds licensed to Yale New Haven Children's Hospital). Its Bridgeport and Milford Campuses serve patients from across the region. The hospital admits more than 23,000 patients and provides nearly 350,000 outpatient treatments annually. The Connecticut Burn Center at Bridgeport Hospital is the only burn center in the state and one of only 64 verified burn centers in the United States. Bridgeport Hospital is committed to providing safe, compassionate and cost efficient care to its patients and the community.

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