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 Alyssa Horrall or you can reach her directly at 860.837.5728.

Ongoing & Seasonal Partnerships

Seasonal Partnerships

DQ Miracle Balloon Campaign Feature

Dairy Queen® Miracle Balloon Campaign

Dairy Queen®
Participating CT locations
excluding Fairfield County

June 1 through July 25, 2019

Starting June 1, customers will be able to purchase a Miracle Balloon at the register in support of Connecticut Children’s through their partnership with Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals. The Miracle Balloon campaign will end with the celebration of Miracle Treat Day on July 25, 2019.

Celebrating more than 30 years and $125 million raised for local kids!
Dairy Queen® loves kids. Whether its kids’ sports teams celebrating at our restaurants after games, children enjoying dinner with their parents or teenagers visiting for cool treats at the end of a date, DQ® and kids go hand in hand. And if these cherished youngsters ever become sick or injured, we want to help assure they have the best medical care available. That’s why the DQ® system has been a proud national partner of Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals since 1984.

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Walmart & Sam’s Club

Walmart & Sam’s Club
Locations throughout Connecticut
(excluding Fairfield County)
June 10 – July 7, 2019

Be part of a program that makes a huge impact locally—more than $271,000 annually! Every Walmart or Sam’s Club location has something exciting planned so be sure to stop in, donate, and get your friends to do the same. All you need to do is let the cashier know you’d like to support Connecticut Children’s while you are checking out.

Walmart and Sam’s Club is celebrating 32 years supporting Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals. Thank you to all of their customers, members, and associates putting their hearts and souls into supporting Connecticut Children’s through their partnership with Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals.

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Dairy Queen® Miracle Treat Day

Dairy Queen®
Participating CT locations
excluding Fairfield County

July 25, 2019

We are predicting Blizzards® in the forecast for Thursday, July 25!

That’s right, participating Dairy Queen® locations will be donating a portion of their Blizzard® sales that day to Connecticut Children’s through Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals. Stop by a participating DQ® and grab a Blizzard® Treat for the kids.

Please note, not all Dairy Queen® locations participate in this program.

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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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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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Whalers License Plate

Hartford Whalers’ License Plates

Department of Motor Vehicles
State of Connecticut

The Hartford Whalers’ legend lives on! After two decades, Hartford Whalers fans still celebrate their achievements and reminisce about their favorite players. In January 2018, Connecticut’s Department of Motor Vehicles officially announced the availability of a new Hartford Whalers commemorative license plate to benefit the Infusion & Dialysis Centers at Connecticut Children’s Medical Center. This iconic license plate features the logo of one of the National Hockey League’s most beloved former and legendary teams, the Hartford Whalers.

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Connecticut Children’s Friends Online Store

Campus Customs
Online Store

The warm weather is upon us, so stock up on Connecticut Children’s athletic wear, t-shirts, shorts or wind-breaker jacket 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 summer 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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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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Panda Express

Milford and Mashantucket, CT

Panda Express has a mission of delivering exceptional dining experiences by building an organization where people are inspired to better their lives. In support of this mission, Panda Express encourages guests to round-up their total at the register, with proceeds to support Connecitcut Children’s through their partnership with Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals.

In 2017, Connecticut Panda Express locations in Milford and Mashantucket contributed more than $19,000 to Connecticut Children’s. They have been a dedicated supporter of Connecticut Children’s since 2014, having raised more than $50,000 through their partnership with Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals.

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