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

Cumberland Farms Cups For Kids

Cups for Kids

Cumberland Farms
Locations in Connecticut and
Western Massachusetts
August 1 – 31, 2019

Chill out this summer with a cold beverage from the Chill Zone while supporting Connecticut Children’s! Cumberland Farms’ “Cups for Kids” campaign will donate 5 cents from every Chill Zone (fountain and frozen) beverage purchased at participating Connecticut and Western Massachusetts locations during the month of August to benefit patient care at Connecticut Children’s!

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Sunflower Maze

Lyman Orchards
Middlefield, CT
August 3 – 25, 2019

Come get lost in Lyman Orchard’s sunflower maze! While wandering you can learn more about the history of Big Bird, Elmo, Ernie & Bert, Oscar the Grouch, and more. The words to the Sesame Street opening jingle apply to the Sunflower Maze. Sunny Day. Sweepin’ the clouds away. On my way to where the air is sweet. And with more than 350,000 red and yellow sunflowers immersing our guests in a 360-degree environment, it’s a wonderful experience for children and adults alike.

$1 of each admission is donated to in support of pediatric cancer patients at Connecticut Children’s. Over the past 12 years, $107,092 has been donated to the Center for Cancer and Blood Disorders.

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Marriott Root Beer Float Day

Marriott Hotels
Participating CT locations
excluding Fairfield County
August 6, 2019

Locals, visitors and guests alike are invited to partake in the Root Beer Float Day fundraising activities with the proceeds going directly to Connecticut Children’s, your local Children’s Miracle Network Hospital. Floats will be available for a suggested donation of $5. Root Beer Float Day is a nod to Marriott’s beginnings when company founder, Bill Marriott, Sr., and his wife Alice opened two root beer stands in Washington, D.C., in the 1920s.

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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

AmazonSmile

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.

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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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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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