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 email Chrissa Caramia or you can reach her directly at 860.837.5728.

Ongoing & Seasonal Partnerships

Seasonal Partnerships

Rite Aid

All Connecticut Locations
Excluding Fairfield County

March 25 through May 12, 2018

Join Rite-Aid as they raise funds for Connecticut Children’s Medical Center through their support of Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals. Rite Aid customers will be encouraged to support their local children’s hospital by purchasing $1 paper Miracle Balloon and in return, customers will receive $8 in coupon offers for select products sold at Rite Aid. Last year, Rite Aid raised over $128,000 for Connecticut Children’s!

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Pampered Chef Independent Consultant

Pampered Chef, Cooking for A Cause

Pampered Chef Online Store
Leah Bushnik, Local Consultant
Through February 28, 2018

Whether you love to cook, hate to cook, or want to learn how to cook, Pampered Chef has everything you need to find success in the kitchen. Leah Bushnik, a local Pampered Chef consultant and mother of two of Connecticut Children’s Patient Ambassadors, has generously offered to donate her commission to Connecticut Children’s Medical Center throughout the month of February. When you order through Leah’s online store, 25% of your order will benefit patient care at the Medical Center. Thank you for helping our children and families!

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Arbonne Online Store
Jennie Hardy, Local Consultant
Through March 31, 2018

If you want to live a pure, healthy lifestyle while supporting pediatric patient care, Arbonne has a special deal for you. Offering a range of personal care products — from skin care to nutrition and makeup – Arbonne will donate to Connecticut Children’s when you purchase or book a party through the end of March.

Visit Jennie’s Arbonne website to see how you can start living an unfiltered, toxin-free life. Arbonne Independent Consultant Jennie Hardy will donate 15% of her client commissions, 10% of her Preferred Client commissions as well as 25% of any Arbonne Party booked and held now through March 31.

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New England Black Wolves

New England Black Wolves Lacrosse

Mohegan Sun
Uncasville, CT
Now through April 29, 2018

Calling all Lacrosse Fans! Visit The Den at Mohegan Sun this season and cheer on the New England Black Wolves Lacrosse Team! Discounted tickets are available for $20, with $5 from each ticket sold to benefit patient care at Connecticut Children’s Medical Center. Get your tickets now and be a part of the pack!

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Nick Bennett Photography

Photography for Infusions

Nick Bennett Photography
Zenfolio Online Store

Through September 5, 2018

One physician’s vision to benefit patient care  can be seen through a different lens — a camera lens, that is. Dr. Nicholas Bennett’s “Photography for Infusions” campaign is donating 50% of net profits from his breathtaking photography collection to Connecticut Children’s Medical Center’s new Infusion & Dialysis Center, which is due to be built in 2018.

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“A Hair Place” Gives Back

Designs by Marjorie
G.W. Crane Hair Designs
West Hartford, CT
Through September 6, 2018

Hairstylist Marjorie Dignotti has studied her craft around the world — in Paris, France, at Zurich Cosmetology in Switzerland, and at Vidal Sassoon and Paul Mitchell in New York City. Today, she combines her worldly training and years of experience at A Hair Place in West Hartford Center, where her love for children has given her the opportunity to give back to the community. Through September 6, 2018, A Hair Place is donating 1% of total sales from product and salon services from its “A Hair Place Gives Back” campaign to benefit patient care at Connecticut Children’s.

Ongoing Partnerships

AFLAC - Childhood Cancer Campaign

AFLAC Childhood Cancer Campaign

The community is invited to participate in AFLAC’s Childhood Cancer Campaign to make a difference in the lives of these young patients and the estimated 15,800 US children newly diagnosed with cancer each year. Proceeds from that sale of limited-edition products and online donations will benefit Connecticut Children’s Medical Center through Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals.

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Now through March 31, 2018, Amazon Smile will TRIPLE their donation when you place your first AmazonSmile order.

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 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 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.

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Connecticut Children’s Friends Online Store

The cool weather is upon us, so stock up on warm Connecticut Children’s performance fleece, flannel pajama bottoms or long-sleeved shirts to name a few! Don’t forget, there’s more than custom apparel. We have accessories, bags and gifts galore. Show your Connecticut Children’s pride this fall and purchase your official merchandise today! Visit and 20% of your total purchase will be donated to Connecticut Children’s. Nothing’s better than shopping with a purpose!

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Dave & Buster’s Party Goodie Bags

Dave & Buster’s
Manchester, CT

Planning a birthday party? Don’t forget the goodie bags!

Dave & Buster’s Manchester has teamed up once again with Connecticut Children’s Medical Center to make your child’s birthday party extra special! For each goodie bag sold, $2.50 will go directly to Connecticut Children’s to benefit patient care. Dave & Buster’s Manchester, located at 100 Buckland Hills Drive, Manchester, CT, provides entertainment for the entire family. Child birthday party booking details are available by visiting Dave & Buster’s Kid Parties website.

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Kohl’s Cares

Kohls CaresKohl’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.

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Same Day Awards

Same Day Awards is proud to partner with Connecticut Children’s Medical Center in the fight against pediatric cancer. From specialty plaques and awards to custom trophies and lapel pins, Same Day Awards offers an array of recognition items to meet your needs while supporting cancer research at Connecticut Children’s.

Visit and use coupon code CCMC to receive 20% off all items (not to be combined with quantity discounts or other discounts). Same Day Awards will donate 20% of each qualifying purchase quarterly to cancer research at Connecticut Children’s.

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Tiny Baskets

Tiny Baskets

Baby on the way? Tiny Baskets is here to help you with your next baby shower, newborn or 1st Birthday gift while supporting patient care at Connecticut Children’s.

Tiny Baskets is a novelty company specializing in personalized gift baskets for babies (newborn-24 months). Congratulate or celebrate a loved one with quality baby essentials packaged to perfection for front-door delivery.

By ordering from Tiny Baskets, a portion of sales – a yearly donation of $250 – will  benefit patient care at  Connecticut Children’s.

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Planet AidTurn 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:
DiBona Auto Center, 656 Woodtick Rd, Wolcott
Elizabeth Bakery, 13 William St, Wallingford
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.

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Vortex Man – Scorched Earth Comic Series

Vortex Man Scorched Earth Comic SeriesVortex 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.

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