The Baby Alex Foundation
Funding Cutting Edge Pediatric Brain Injury Research and Pediatric Brain Injury Patient and Family Support.

News and Events

Join us at one of The Baby Alex Foundation's monthly events and help us fund the research and support! At the bottom of the page, you will find our donor newsletters. Thanks for reading the news!
Events 2018
For more info on any of our events, email Nicky at

Although we are on sabbatical for the foreseeable future, we may update this events site with races our members of Team Baby Alex Foundation are doing.

Latest News 2016:
Alex's Library! The first Alex's Library is open! Click here to read more.

View Our Past Events Below

What an amazing event in January at The Winemaker's Boutique. Thank you Bill and Debbie!

Here's an inside look at where the magic happens. Visit Bill and Debbie at The Winemaker's Boutique in Stratford, CT to learn how to make your own wine. You may purchase wine kits and make it at home or have Bill walk you through the process in the store.

Join the Wine of the Month Club, or just come for a tasting ($6 for a range of wines). Bring your friends and even host your next Christmas party here. It's fun, friendly and fab! check them out at
The Peak Races Snowshoe Race on March 1 was COLD! Congrats to Molly McHugh, Team Baby Alex Foundation's amazing snowshoer, who placed 4th woman overall. Thanks Bill and Erik for finishing with smiles on your faces. My toes have not been the same since that day.
For more info on those crazy guys at Peak, their Death Races, their insane (500 mile) ultra races, and the personalities behind the insanity, check out their website at
The Cocktails for Charity Event
Thanks to all who attended, and especially to our amazing researchers from Children's Hospital Boston whose presentations were fantastic.
The evening was filled with great conversations and a fabulous presentation by our 2013 Baby Alex Foundation pediatric grant recipients. Both hail from Children's Hospital Boston.

Donors, board members, grant committee members, Team Baby Alex Foundation athletes and local businesspeople attended the event which made for a lively and fun filled night.

Special thanks to Milford, CT based award winning Sweet Cupcasions for their donation of cupcakes for the event. These cupcakes are AMAZING! Visit their website at

In the News

My First Breath

A CPTV Documentary
Aired June 17th and June 20th, 2008

The CPTV documentary, My First Breath, aired on June 17th and 20th, 2008. An intimate view of life in the neonatal intensive care unit, this moving documentary featured several families, including Alex, Erik and Nicky.

My First Breath Wins an Emmy!!!

Congratulations to Connecticut Public Television for winning 8 Emmy Awards in 2009. The CPTV documentary, My First Breath, which features Alex, Nicky and Erik during their time in the NICU, won an Emmy for Health and Science Programming.

Congratulations to:

  • Alissa Wood: Producer, Director and Writer
  • Jim Chapdelaine: Composer
  • Kevin Jeffko: Editor
  • Jay Whitsett: Executive Producer
  • CPTV/Meridien Lights LLC