Shop to Give..... Corporate Partnership Programs

Connecticut Children's Medical Center proudly presents our corporate partners. The following local and national businesses have developed programs that give back to Connecticut Children's. Limited time offers are added frequently so please check back on a regular basis so you too can Shop to Give!

Are you a business owner looking for a creative way to give back to Connecticut Children's? Please contact Chrissa Caramia at 860.837.5728.

Seasonal Partnerships

Connecticut Children's Friends Online Giftshop

Connecticut Children's Friends Online Store

Custom apparel, gifts galore and so much more. Show your Connecticut Children’s pride and purchase your official merchandise today! From infants to adults there is something for everyone - you can also add a department name to any garment. Visit and 20% of your total purchase will be donated to Connecticut Children’s. Nothing better than shopping with a purpose!

Visit the newly launched "team page" featuring customizable branded merchandise! Perfect for Connecticut Children’s walk/run teams, medical center departments or event committees. Remember, 20% of your total purchase goes to Connecticut Children’s!

Amelia Cabinet Company

Amelia Cabinet Company

Through December 31, 2016

Always wanted custom cabinetry? Amelia Cabinet Company is a manufacturer of fine custom cabinetry. Each piece is proudly hand-crafted in Connecticut and designed to service your unique lifestyle. The Vincenzi family takes great pride in their product’s craftsmanship and even greater pride in honoring the name. Amelia - a daughter, a sister, and a best friend - a hero who taught their family the importance of giving back.

One percent of all cabinet sales is donated to the Clinical Care Center for Cancer and Blood Disorders, and used to help support teens wishes of a Sweet 16 Birthday Party, having a memorable school prom, and even gifts thoughtfully selected by them to help better their stay. Amelia's story through her brother's eyes>>

Outlet by Consignment Originals

Outlet by Consignment Originals

Through March 31, 2016

OUTLET by Consignment Originals is supporting Connecticut Children’s by donating 5% of sales through March 31, 2016. Outlet by Consignment Originals has pre-owned apparel, home goods and much more. Their inventory changes daily, visit 1267 South Broad Street, Unit 6, Wallingford, Monday thru Friday 10am-6pm, Saturday 10am-5pm or Sunday, 12pm -5pm to find the perfect item for you.

Non-Scents Flowers

Non-Scents Flowers

Through December 2, 2016

Non-Scents bouquets are created using fair-trade certified, handmade papers from Bangladesh & Nepal. The flowers themselves are hand-crafted, with love, right here in Connecticut. Each flower holds a lime green scroll of paper in the coil of its stem that has a personalized message, written by the sender, inside for the recipient to read and cherish forever. They are allergen and bacteria free so they’re safe to bring anywhere and require no maintenance. Now through December 2, 2016, 10% of sales from the Connecticut Children’s Medical Center bouquet options will be donated back to the Medical Center. Visit to purchase your Non-Scents bouquet today.


One Day Events

Hartford Wolfpack

Wolfpack Stick Tap Charity Game

Sunday, March 6, 2016

Traditionally hockey teams tap their sticks then raise them to the crowd in appreciation at the end of a game. On March 6th, Connecticut Children’s will be the recipient of that appreciation and all proceeds from ticket sales through our special ticket link.

Come to the game early to enjoy some family activities on the concourse and stay late to watch the Wolfpack Fan Team "Blue vs. White" Game! Tickets are available for a discounted price of $15, with $5 from each ticket donated to the Medical Center.

IHOP National Pancake Day

11th Annual National Pancake Day at IHOP

Tuesday, March 8, 2016

IHOP will celebrate National Pancake Day by offering a free short stack of buttermilk pancakes to each customer. In return for the pancakes, guests will be asked to consider leaving a donationg for Children's Miracle Network Hospitals.

Locations that will be supporting Connecticut Children's:
Bloomfield - 339 Cottage Grove Rd.
Hamden - 200 Dixwell Ave.
Manchester - 191 Deming St.
Newington - 3280 Berlin Tpke.
Orange - 486 Boston Post Rd.
Southington - 885 Queen St.
Wallingford - 1040 N. Colony Rd.
Waterbury - 495 Union St., Ste 2168

April 12, 2016 is Free Cone Day at Ben & Jerry's West Hartford Center!

Ben & Jerry's Free Cone Day

Tuesday, April 12, 2016

Ben & Jerry's of West Hartford Center has selected Connecticut Children's Medical Center as their charity partner for Ben & Jerry's Free Cone Day. On this special day, the register doesn't open - all donations and proceeds from the sale of a charity item (TBD) support programs and services for local kids.

Ongoing Corporate Partnerships

Amazon Smile


AmazonSmile will be donating .5% of all purchases to Connecticut Children's Medical Center when buyers select us as their charity of choice.

AmazonSmile is the same Amazon you know. Same products, same prices, same service. In order to participate, follow this link to have your account purchases support Connecticut Children's Medical Center, then simply use your regular Amazon login information on AmazonSmile to purchase products no differently than they would on Amazon's regular site. There are tens of millions of products eligible for charitable donations, which will have an “Eligible for AmazonSmile” notice next to them.

Purchases must be made through

Kohl's Cares - Spring 2016


Kohl's supports Connecticut Children's Injury Prevention Center programs through sales of their Kohl’s Cares® merchandise. 100% of the net profit from the sale of Kohl's Cares items sold in Connecticut (in-stores and online) will fund the Kohl's TweenSafe program at Connecticut Children's.

Planet Aid

Turn your unwanted clothes into cash for Connecticut Children's

Planet Aid, in conjunction with local businesses, has designated specific Planet Aid bins throughout Connecticut to benefit Connecticut Children’s. The latest statistics show that Americans discard 85% of unwanted clothes, even though nearly all household textiles can be recycled.

Please visit any of the following Connecticut locations to drop-off your unwanted garments and shoes:

Berkshire Petroleum, 11 Universal Dr., N. Haven
DiBona Auto Center, 656 Woodtick Rd., Wolcott
Elizabeth Bakery, 13 William St., Wallingford
Pizza Hut, 1074 Main St., Watertown
Spectrum Powder Coating, 1131 Voluntown Rd., Voluntown
Westbrook Auto Body, 974 Essex Rd., Westrbook
Santos Stefano Auto, 105 Saybrook Rd., Middletown

If you know a location that would like a bin. Please contact Chrissa Caramia at (860) 837.5728 or

Crayons for Cancer

Crayons for Cancer

Crayons for Cancer funds are raised by selling recycled, molded crayons to replenish Oncology Family Assistance Funds. Their mission is to be passionately committed to helping ease the financial burden on families while teaching children the value of helping others. They accomplish this with support from the local community through the donation of used crayons, crayon parties to prepare the crayons and by selling the crayons online and at local businesses. All proceeds from Connecticut crayons benefit Connecticut Children's Medical Center.

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