Shop to Give
When you make a purchase through one of our corporate partners, you’re supporting programs and services at Connecticut Children’s. Check back frequently to check out what’s new. 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.
Connecticut Children’s Friend’s Online Store
Get ready for sunshine and blue skies with official Connecticut Children’s merchandise! The cool weather is upon us, so stock up on warm Connecticut Children’s performance fleece, pajama bottoms or flannel jackets to name a few! From infants to adults there is something for everyone – you can also add a department name to any garment. 20% of your total purchase will be donated to Connecticut Children’s. Nothing better than shopping with a purpose! Visit the “team page” featuring customizable branded merchandise! Perfect for Connecticut Children’s walk/run teams, medical center departments or event committees.
Ongoing & Seasonal Partnerships
Brookfield, Enfield, Milford, New
Britain and Waterbury Locations
Now through May 31, 2017
Costco locations in Brookfield, Enfield, Milford, New Britain and Waterbury will collect donations for Connecticut Children’s through the sale of Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals Miracle Balloons. Costco is one of the Medical Center’s biggest supporters and their employees pull out all the stops, all month long, to raise as much money as possible for Connecticut Children’s. Last year, Costco had a record breaking fundraising year and through the generosity of its members, donated $184,862 in support of Connecticut Children’s!
Blue Moon Artisans
Excluding Fairfield County
May 17, 2017
Blue Moon Artisans Market at Westfarms Mall (upper level next to Macy’s) is celebrating Connecticut Children’s Medical Center Day on Wednesday, May 17, from 10 am to 9 pm. Visit this unique family-owned and operated business which features jewelry, accessories and home decor. Blue Moon Market is proud to give back and offer many repurposed and fair trade gift items. Blue Moon Market is donating 10 percent of store sales to Connecticut Children’s Medical Center.View Flyer
Excluding Fairfield County
April 3 through May 31, 2017
Join Chico’s FAS as they raise funds for Connecticut Children’s Medical Center through their support of Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals. They will ask for donations at the point-of-sale and have exclusive products for sale, from which a portion of the proceeds will support their efforts. Last year, Chico’s FAS stores across Connecticut, including Chico’s, Soma and White House | Black Market, raised more than $18,000 in support of Connecticut Children’s!Locate the nearest store
Dutch Point Credit Union
Now through December 31, 2017
Dutch Point Credit Union’s “What’s Your Dream for 2017?” loan promotion is making a difference in the lives of CCMC School students. Dutch Point’s goal is to help members with their borrowing needs and, in doing so, they will pay it forward to help students at CCMC School, an affiliate of Connecticut Children’s Medical Center. Through their promotional program, in recognition of every loan that closes in 2017, $5.00 will be donated to benefit the school.Locate the nearest branch
AmazonSmile will donate .5% of all purchases to Connecticut Children’s Medical Center when buyers select us as their charity of choice and use the Smile.Amazon.com website to check-out.
AmazonSmile is the same Amazon you know. Same products, same prices, same service. In order to participate, follow this link to have your Amazon.com 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.Shop AmazonSmile
Amelia Cabinet Company
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.Read Amelia's Story
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 the Oncology Family Assistance Fund at Connecticut Children’s.Learn More
Dave & Buster’s Party Goodie Bags
Dave & Buster’s Manchester’s new birthday party goodie bag program really Takes the Cake! Add these special buckets onto your party package for only $5 per child and $2.50 goes directly to Connecticut Children’s Medical Center. Child birthday party booking details are available by visiting Dave & Buster’s Kid Parties website.Learn More
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.Learn More
Tiny Baskets is a novelty company where consumers create a personalized gift baskets for their bundle of joy (ages 0-24 months), filled with quality baby essentials packaged to perfection for front-door delivery. By participating in the gift of giving with every basket ordered, a portion of proceeds will go directly to Connecticut Children’s for a yearly donation of $500.Shop Tiny Baskets
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
Westbrook Auto Body, 974 Essex Rd, Westbrook
Santos Stefano Auto, 105 Saybrook Rd, Middletown
Spectrum Powder Coating, 1131 Voluntown Rd, Voluntown
If you know a location that would like a bin, please contact Chrissa Caramia.Learn More
Vortex Man – Scorched Earth Comic Series
Vortex Man is the newest superhero to hit the comic book market. Vortex Man is in a constant battle with his nemesis, Waste, to fight and save the earth from all forms of environmental catastrophes. Vortex Man is a comic with a message. His mission is to not only save the planet but also give back to the kids. 10% of the proceeds will go to Connecticut Children’s for pediatric cancer initiatives.
Scorched Earth comic series, Book I & II, are now available online for $5 each printed or $4 for the Kindle Edition.Learn More