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
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 ShopCTChildrens.com and 20% of your total purchase will be donated to Connecticut Children’s. Nothing’s better than shopping with a purpose!
Ongoing & Seasonal Partnerships
“Gear Up” for the Holidays
Six Flags New England
December 23, 2017
Six Flags New England is proud to team up with Connecticut Children’s Medical Center’s Obesity Clinic this holiday season to host the “Gear Up for the Holidays Sports Equipment Drive.”
As a part of the park’s inaugural “Holiday in the Park” celebration, guests are encouraged to donate NEW sports equipment valued at $40 or more in order to receive FREE admission to the park on this date; please limit one ticket per donation per person. For more information, please visit www.sixflags.com/newengland.Learn More
‘Tis the Season for a Tree
Harken’s Landscape Supply
East Windsor, CT
Through December 25, 2017
Looking for the perfect Christmas tree? Visit Harken’s Landscape Supply & Garden Center and feel the holiday cheer all season long! Harken’s will donate $5.00 from every Christmas tree sold in-store or online to Connecticut Children’s to benefit patient care. If you do not live in the East Windsor area and still want to support this Connecticut Children’s community partner, the friendly Harken’s staff may be able to provide Christmas tree delivery services.Learn More
Through December 31, 2017
Alfano Nissan is proud to support Connecticut Children’s this holiday season! For any new car purchased from Alfano Nissan of Torrington from now until December 31st, Alfano Nissan will donate $25 from your purchase. Special employee pricing is available to all Connecticut Children’s Medical Center employees.
Visit Alfano Nissan’s new state-of-the-art facility at 522 Winsted Rd., Torrington, CT, or contact Kit Nan at 860.482.5555 for more information.Visit Alfano Nissan
Holiday Card Program
Good Cause Greetings
Through December 31, 2017
Good Cause Greetings has once again teamed up with Connecticut Children’s Medical Center to provide seasonal cards for the upcoming holiday season. This year’s designs not only feature delightful artwork by our patients, but for the first time ever, one of our physicians has added an inspiring print to this festive holiday collection.Shop Available Cards
What’s Your Dream for 2017?
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
Mitchell Subaru “Share the Love” Event
Through January 2, 2018
Mitchell Subaru is again “Sharing the Love” for Connecticut Children’s. Mitchell Subaru is donating $250 from every new or leased vehicle sold from now through January 2, 2018. The “Share the Love” campaign allows drivers to select either a national or regional charitable organization to direct their contribution.
For more information on Mitchell Subaru’s community commitment campaigns, visit Mitchell Subaru of Canton’s showroom and share the love this holiday season!Learn More
Eat fresh and support Connecticut Children’s
*excluding Fairfield County
Through January 2, 2018
Local Subway shops will be collecting donations for Connecticut Children’s through Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals. For a $1.00 donation, or more, you will get a coupon for $1.00 off your next purchase.
Arthur Murray’s Teach-a-Thon
Arthur Murray Dance Centers
Westfarms and Bloomfield, CT
January 12-13, 2018
Join the Arthur Murray Dance Centers of Westfarms and Bloomfield for a 24-hour Teach-a-Thon from 10 a.m. Friday, Jan. 12, to 10 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 13, 2018. This 24-hour event will be filled with nonstop dancing, group classes, delicious food and a crazy fun atmosphere where you can let loose and dance the day and night away! All are welcome to participate, so grab a friend or two and reserve your spot today!Learn More
Alex and Ani Angel Bangle
ALEX AND ANI®
Through February 28, 2018
Attention holiday shoppers! ALEX AND ANI® now features a holiday Angel Charm bangle that benefits Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals® and pediatric care across the country.
ALEX AND ANI® will donate 20% of the purchase price from each Angel Charm sold now through February 28, 2018, with a minimum donation of $10,000, to Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals®, in support of its efforts to raise funds and awareness for local children’s hospitals.
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.http://nickbennett.zenfolio.com
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.Learn More
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
“Love You to the Moon” Bracelets Available!
Blue Moon Artisans
West Hartford, Connecticut
Looking for a unique gift for that special someone? Visit Blue Moon Artisans in the Westfarms Mall to purchase an exclusive Tiffany Jazelle “Love you to the Moon” bracelet and 10% of all sales will be donated to Connecticut Children’s Medical Center.Check out Blue Moon Artisans - Westfarms on Facebook
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:
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.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