Macy’s Hosts Sixth Annual Shop For A Cause Day

August 22, 2011 by  
Filed under Events

Customers donate $5 to local charities and receive special Macy’s 25% discount saving pass

WHAT:  Macy’s 6th annual “Shop for a Cause” charity shopping event is a unique one-day-only shopping event created to support local charities’ fundraising efforts.  The event has raised more than $38 million for local charities across the country since 2006.

By purchasing a $5 shopping pass to the event, customers support their favorite causes and receive 25% off most regular, sale and clearance purchases at the store or online all day. Some exclusions apply, see shopping pass for complete details. Customers who want to purchase a ticket to benefit a specific non-profit organization can look up participating charities on www.macys.com/shopforacause. 100% of the proceeds from the ticket sales will benefit the individual charity selling the tickets.

Shop for a Cause passes sold at all Macy’s stores beginning August 20 through August 27, 2011, and at macys.com on August 27, 2011, will benefit the March of Dimes. The March of Dimes, the leading nonprofit organization for pregnancy and baby health, is the exclusive national beneficiary of this year’s event.

WHEN:
        Saturday, August 27, 2011

                     Select stores only also Friday, August 26, 2011

WHERE:
     All Macy’s stores and macys.com        
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About Macy’s

Macy’s, the largest retail brand of Macy’s, Inc., delivers fashion and affordable luxury to customers at more than 800 locations in 45 states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico and Guam. Macy’s stores and macys.com offer distinctive assortments including the most desired family of exclusive and fashion brands for him, her and home. Macy’s is known for such epic events as Macy’s 4th of July Fireworks® and the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade®, as well as spectacular fashion shows, culinary events, flower shows and celebrity appearances. Building on a 150-year tradition, Macy’s helps strengthen communities by supporting local and national charities that make a difference in the lives of our customers.

For Macy’s media materials, images and contacts, please visit our online pressroom at www.macys.com/pressroom

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