Macy’s and March of Dimes invites
customers to participate in its ninth annual national "Shop For A Cause"
charity event today, Saturday, August 23.
Macy’s “Shop For A Cause” is a
unique, one-day-only shopping event created to support local
charities’ fundraising efforts. Since 2006, the program has helped raise
more than $44 million for thousands of charities across the
country.Macy’s has designated March of Dimes, the leading nonprofit
organization in support of pregnancy and baby health, as its national
beneficiary of all proceeds of sales of “Shop For A Cause” savings
passes in Macy’s stores and on macys.com
on August 23.
is committed to giving back, nationally and to our local communities,"
said Martine Reardon, Macy's chief marketing officer. "For the last
eight years, Macy's Shop For A Cause program has provided our customers
and associates the opportunity to show their support and give back to
their local community organizations while enjoying great savings at
Macy's. We are honored to partner with March of Dimes as our national
in-store beneficiary and to offer our customers an easy and convenient
way to make a positive difference in the lives of others."
Customers can also shop online at macys.com
, as passes purchased there on August 23 will also benefit the March of Dimes.
support has been critical in helping us provide moms and families with
access to prenatal education programs important to improving baby
health,” said Meri-Margaret Deoudes, vice president of strategic
alliances and cause marketing for the March of Dimes. “Shop For A Cause
demonstrates Macy’s corporate responsibility and support for
communities, volunteers, and families across the country.”
of Dimes is the leading non-profit organization for pregnancy and baby
health, working to improve the health of babies by preventing birth
defects, premature birth and infant mortality. By purchasing a shopping
pass in store or online at macys.com
on August 23; customers can support the work of the March of Dimes while
enjoying a day of spectacular discounts, entertainment and special
events at Macy’s.
addition to March of Dimes, more than 4,000 local charities have signed
up to participate this year. By purchasing $5 “Shop For A Cause”
savings passes from these organizations, customers will be supporting
their favorite local cause and will receive 25 percent off on regular,
sale and clearance merchandise, as well as 10 percent off electrics,
electronics, watches, furniture, mattresses and area rugs all day
Saturday, August 23. Exclusions apply, see savings pass or visit macys.com /shopforacause
for details. Customers also are eligible to win a $500 gift card.
participating nonprofit organization will keep 100 percent of every
savings pass it sells. For a list of participating organizations, please
Macy's - Greater Sacramento Area, CA
March of Dimes works to improve the health of babies by preventing
birth defects, premature birth and infant mortality. The March of Dimes
is the leading nonprofit organization for pregnancy and baby health. For
more than 75 years, moms and babies have benefited from March of Dimes
research, education, vaccines, and breakthroughs. For the latest resources and health information, visit their websites marchofdimes.org
.Post information courtesy of the March of Dimes. Picture courtesy of Macy's.