JANUARY 2017: Donated by those that love, adore and support our sweet boy, $6,575 was raised to help support both the local housing facility where mom and dad stayed in Boston during Gavin’s journey along with gift card donations for other fellow CDH families with an extended stay at Boston Children’s Hospital.
OCTOBER 2017: 80 women in Gavin’s life came together to celebrate him for a ladies only paint party where they painted garden flags to hang in their yard, raising CDH awareness in honor of Gavin. In addition to Gavin’s Gear T-shirt sales, we were able to raise $5,000 to help fund DHREAMS CDH research!
NOVEMBER 2017: To celebrate what would have been Gavin’s first birthday on November 8, 2017, a toy drive was held. 35 large boxes were filled to capacity and delivered by mom and dad on his first birthday to pediatric patients at Yale New Haven Children’s Hospital in Connecticut. Gavin was always gifted with toys during our stay in Boston so what better way to celebrate his life than to give back to those fighting every day just as our sweet boy did. A very heartwarming experience on a very difficult day.
JUNE 2018: Gavin’s army came together for a summer fun run/walk. With 92 in attendance, $5,000 was raised for the DHREAMS CDH research project at
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JUNE 2018: Apart of Gavin’s FIGHT CDH 5K event, a toy drive was held. Through the love and support of Gavin and his mission, approximately 95 pieces of toy donations were delivered to the Toy Closet program at Yale New Haven Children‘s hospital in Connecticut.
NOVEMBER 2018: A group of fabulous women came together to celebrate Gavin (on his birthday) through a wine event in which purchases made raised profits for CDH research.
Let’s toast to raising $115.54!
APRIL 2019: Built by strength and bravery, Gavin was born a force that would take on this world. A world with odds built against him, yet he persevered through hurdles that medical professionals didn’t expect him to. We have learned so much from Gavin, especially to be strong, to be brave and to be resilient. Lead by Lissette, 26 supporters from TEAM GAVIN pushed the limits and tested their inner strength and personal fears by participating in a “WORKOUT-FOR-A-CAUSE” event hosted by Heidi and her team from Orangetheory Fitness in Milford, Connecticut raising a whopping $1,040 towards CDH research!
JUNE 2019: With summer in full swing, Danielle, Alicia and Jessica from TEAM GAVIN gathered their amazing coworkers in the Corporate Services Department at People’s United Bank in Connecticut for a “Summer Jeans For Charity” event, raising $720.00 towards CDH research and a whole lot of CDH awareness!!!!
OCTOBER 2019: With the help from our friends at BAD SONS BEER Co. in Derby, Connecticut, Gavin’s FIGHT CDH Fall Fest was a successful, sunny day! Great ale and great friends landed Gavin an even GREATER gift towards his mission. With 72 in attendance, a sum of $4,725 was raised, PLUS toy donations!
NOVEMBER 2019: Apart of Gavin’s FIGHT CDH Fall Fest event, a toy drive was held. Through the continuous love and support of Gavin and his mission, a $1,108.16 donation (representing Gavin’s birthdate, 11/08/16) and approximately 105 pieces of toy donations were delivered, on Gavin’s 3rd birthday, to the Toy Closet program at Yale New Haven Children‘s hospital in Connecticut.