Books for Children in the Hospital

$1,930 of $2,000 goal

Raised by 37 people in 20 months
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Bridget Flanagan
on behalf of amanda flanagan
 FAIRFIELD, CT

Fall 2017 Update:

Dear Friends and Family,

 We are happy to share, that because of your incredible generosity we were able to buy over $5,000 worth of books for children at Yale New Haven NICU and the John Flanagan Children's corners at both Bridgeport Hospitals and the Yale New Haven Park Avenue Medical Center.

 Whether you donated to our gofundme page or through our Usborne book sale, your kindness has reached so many children and parents, THANK YOU!!!

 We really appreciate your support to honor John Flanagan and William Shannehan through our charitable efforts.

We hope we have added some happiness to your day in knowing that families are enjoying these books because of you!

 With heartfelt gratitude; 

The Flanagan and Shannehan Families

Spring 2017 -- Our families are working together in remembrance of John Flanagan and William Shannehan to provide books to children at the hospital.

How can you help? We will use your Go Fund Me contribution to buy books for children at the Yale New Haven Hospital neonatal intensive care unit and for John Flanagan children's lounge on the cancer floor of Bridgeport Hospital.
Please join us in giving books to kids!


The John Patrick Flanagan Foundation sponsors programs to help vulnerable children and families of Connecticut. In 2011, the foundation funded the creation of the John Flanagan Children’s Corner on Bridgeport Hospital’s cancer floor. The children’s lounge provides a much-needed reprieve for the children of loved ones battling cancer at Bridgeport Hospital.  Please visit jpff.org for more information.

 The William Shannehan Fund has provided books to the Fairfield Public library for over 15 years and funded author visits for children to enjoy.  The family has also given over 1,000 books to the Yale NICU where William received incredible care.  Parents are able to read to their children during their stay in the hospital.

Note: Contributions are not tax deductible as we will be using contributions to buying books directly for the hospitals.


The Shannehan family honors William by delivering books to the Yale New Haven Hospital NICU 2016.
The John Flanagan Children's Corner was established at Bridgport Hospital in 2011.
Click here to learn about the John Patrick Flanagan Children's corner at Bridgeport Hospital http://www.jpff.org/files/2011-04-06_news12_1950.wmv


Pajama Party at the Fairfield Library sponsored by the William Shannehan Fund.


Kids delivering books to Bpt Hospital

Shannehans Delivering Books to Yale NICU


The Park Avenue John Flanagan Children's corner dedicated in 2017.
Park Avenue Children's corner



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Dear Friends and Family,

We are happy to share, that because of your incredible generosity we were able to buy over $5,000 worth of books for children at Yale New Haven and Bridgeport Hospitals.

Whether you donated to our gofundme page or through our Usborne book sale, your kindness has reached so many children and parents, THANK YOU!!!

We really appreciate your support to honor John Flanagan and William Shannehan through our charitable efforts.

We hope we have added some happiness to your day in knowing that families are enjoying these books because of you!

With heartfelt gratitude;

The Flanagan and Shannehan Families
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Thank you to everyone who supported our book drive!
With your help, our families raised more than $2000 to buy books for kids who are visiting Bridgeport and Yale New Haven hospitals.
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$1,930 of $2,000 goal

Raised by 37 people in 20 months
Created March 1, 2017
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Mike Fox
15 months ago

Great job Emma, Bridge, Jack, Q, T and Luke!!

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Katie Farmer
16 months ago

So happy to participate Quinlyn! Give your Mom and Dad a big hug for me - miss you guys!!!! xoxoxoxoxo

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