2019 Annual Appeal

Do you know that Connecticut has often been in the fore of life changing and life-saving creations and inventions?  Such examples include:

  • CT invented the first cotton gin – 1794
  • CT invented the first can opener – 1858
  • CT was the first to use anesthesia – 1844
  • CT manufactured the first tape measure – 1868
  • CT designed the first helicopter – 1939
  • CT invented the first Polaroid camera – 1934
  • CT invented the first vacuum cleaner – 1933
  • CT built the first submarine – 1900
  • CT launched the first nuclear submarine – 1954
  • CT invented the world’s first artificial heart – 1982
  • CT invented the first color television - 1948

… And is it possible that our hope for a cure for breast cancer is on the Connecticut horizon?  Yes, with your support it is just possible in Connecticut.  Help us to continue to fund Leading Edge Breast Cancer Research right here at home in Connecticut at outstanding institutions.  Please be as generous as you can be.

With grateful thanks

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