DARIEN, Conn. -- The Tiny Miracles Foundation raised more than $250,000 at its 10th-anniversary gala Friday, April 24 at the Wee Burn Country Club in Darien.
The event was led by co-chairs Ashley Dineen, of Darien, Marisela Esposito, of Weston, PJ Marcella, of New Canaan, and Ariane Triay, of Stamford.
The evening included dinner, dancing and a silent and live auction for 300 attendees.
TTMF presented its first Miracle Maker awards to the following honorees: Dr. Robert Herzlinger, of Bridgeport Hospital;, Dr. Gerald Rakos and Kathy Livolsi, RNC, of Stamford Hospital; Mary Alice Cullen, RN, and Pamela Carola Dion, of Danbury Hospital-WCHN; and Jeryl Topalian, of Norwalk Hospital-WCHN in appreciation for their years of dedication to families of premature babies and the mission of The Tiny Miracles Foundation.
The Tiny Miracles Foundation recognizes the support of its many private and corporate sponsors: Baywater Properties, Bridgeport Hospital, Broder and Orland, LLC, Houlihan Lawrence, Dr. Jareef Jandali, Stamford Hospital, Webster Bank and Western Connecticut Health Network, Diageo, Ketel One Vodka, Nestlé Waters North America, PALM Breweries/Radeberger Gruppe and Pisco Porton.
The Tiny Miracles Foundation is dedicated to providing comprehensive support and assistance to pre-term infants and their families in greater Fairfield County. Its services and programs are provided in the neonatal units of Stamford, Norwalk, Bridgeport and Danbury hospitals. Proceeds from the event will support the programs and services of The Tiny Miracles Foundation, a nonprofit organization that reaches over 1,200 families in Fairfield County.
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