Sustainability Efforts


Bags for Change


We’re continuing our commitment to reducing plastic with our new Bags for Change program! Bring a reusable bag to reduce your environmental impact while supporting a charity of your choice! Use a reusable bag and you will earn a wooden nickel. Select one of our featured mission-oriented non-profit partners to support and we’ll donate five cents per wooden nickel!







Choose to support one of our current charities*:


The Alzheimer’s Association is the leading voluntary health organization in Alzheimer’s care, support, and research. Their mission is to eliminate Alzheimer’s disease through the advancement of research; to provide and enhance care and support for all affected; and to reduce the risk of dementia through the promotion of brain health.





Brass City Harvest focuses on transforming the local and regional food system so that everyone has equitable access to fresh Connecticut-grown food. They also work to support Connecticut’s farmers through creating infrastructure and opportunities, including new markets and the state’s first food hub facility.





Friends of Topsmead State Forest  (FTSF) works with the State of Connecticut Department of Energy & Environmental Protection (DEEP) to provide programs and activities to promote, preserve, protect, and maintain the history, heritage, and environmental integrity of Topsmead State Forest in Litchfield, CT, thereby supporting the wishes of Edith Morton Chase who gifted the land to the State of Connecticut in 1972.





*We’ll be collecting donations for these organizations from July 16 – October 16.