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 complete and submit our online inquiry form.

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Ongoing & Seasonal Partnerships


Seasonal Partnerships

Dairy Queen Miracle Balloon Campaign

Dairy Queen
Participating CT locations
(excluding Fairfield County)

June 1 through July 23, 2020

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 23, 2020.

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 22 – July 19, 2020

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.

Round Up Campaign

Ace Hardware
Participating CT Locations
(excluding Fairfield County)
July 1 – 31, 2020

Ace Hardware customers will be given the opportunity to round up their change at the register in support of Connecticut Children’s, your local Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals partner.

Since becoming a Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals partner in 1991, Ace Hardware has raised more than $100 million for local Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals across the country. This success stems from the creative fundraising efforts of the Ace Hardware Foundation and the generous contributions of Ace retailers, customers, vendor partners and team members.

Bucket Days Campaign

Ace Hardware
Participating CT Locations
(excluding Fairfield County)
July 31 – August 2, 2020

Make a $5 donation to Connecticut Children’s, your local Children’s Miracle Network Hospital, and get a five gallon bucket and 20% off whatever fits in it, with normal exclusions. Please see stores for details.

Since becoming a Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals partner in 1991, Ace Hardware has raised more than $100 million for local Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals across the country. This success stems from the creative fundraising efforts of the Ace Hardware Foundation and the generous contributions of Ace retailers, customers, vendor partners and team members.

Estate Jewelry Program

Michaels Jewelers
Locations throughout CT

Through December 31, 2020

Is it time to refresh your look? Jewelry trends are always changing. There comes a time when your current style outgrows your favorite jewelry, or watch, from years ago. Sometimes we hold on to pieces from past lives, family members, or old relationships. Let Michael’s Jewelers help you renew and they will donate $20 for every estate purchase they make. Must bring ad in to qualify.

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Ongoing Partnerships

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 through Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals.

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AmazonSmile

AmazonSmile will donate .5% of all purchases to Connecticut Children’s when buyers select us as their charity of choice and use the Smile.Amazon.com website to check-out. AmazonSmile is also available via an app on android devices.

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Connecticut Children’s Online Store

Gift Shop

Shop Connecticut Children’s logo merchandise anytime of the day. Order personalized jackets and vests. Don’t forget, there’s more than custom apparel. We have drinkware, accessories and great gift options. Show your Connecticut Children’s pride and purchase your official merchandise today.

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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. 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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Kohl’s Cares

Connecticut Locations
and Online Purchases

Kohl’s supports Connecticut Children’s Injury Prevention Center programs through sales of their Kohl’s Cares® merchandise. Choose from several $5 plush toys and books and 100% of the net profits from 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 Connecticut 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 since 2014, having raised more than $50,000 through their partnership with Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals.

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Stop & Shop Giving Tag Program

We’re participating in the Stop & Shop Giving Tag Program. Purchase a $2.50 reusable Community Bag at any Stop & Shop store and use the attached Giving Tag to direct a $1 donation to Connecticut Children’s!

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