MIAMI--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Macy’s invites customers to participate in its 10th annual national “Shop For A Cause” charity event on Saturday, Aug. 29, 2015. 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 tens of millions of dollars for thousands of charities across the country.
Additionally, Macy’s has designated the March of Dimes, the leading nonprofit organization in support of pregnancy and baby health, as its national in-store and online beneficiary of “Shop For A Cause.” Customers will be invited to give $5 to the March of Dimes at any Macy’s register and receive a savings pass valid for 30 percent off all-day on regular, sale and clearance merchandise, including home, 25 percent off designer apparel collections for men and women, Impulse, designer handbags, men’s shoes, Wacoal, Tumi, Wustoff, Henkels, Kate Spade home and All Clad, as well as 10 percent off on electrics, electronics, watches, furniture, mattresses and area rugs all day Saturday, Aug. 29. Exclusions apply. See savings pass or visit macys.com/sfac for details. Customers are also eligible to win a $500 gift card.
In addition to the March of Dimes, more than 4,000 local charities have signed up to participate in the event this year. By giving $5 to their favorite local cause, customers will receive the savings pass to enjoy the special discounts on most regular, sale and clearance purchases. For a list of participating organizations, visit macys.com/shopforacause.
“For the last nine years, Macy’s ‘Shop For A Cause’ has offered an easy way for our customers and associates to give back to their communities while enjoying great savings,” said Martine Reardon, Macy’s chief marketing officer. “In addition to supporting thousands of local charities, we are honored to partner with the March of Dimes as our national in-store and online beneficiary, continuing to help make a positive difference in the lives of families nationwide.”
Customers can also shop online at macys.com on Aug. 29, and purchase a 25 percent off savings pass to benefit the March of Dimes.
“Year-after-year, Macy’s, their associates and customers continue to show their commitment to mom and baby health by taking part in Shop For A Cause,” said March of Dimes President Dr. Jennifer L. Howse. “The funds raised are critical to help us fund our innovative research into the nation’s number one killer of babies, premature birth. ‘Shop For A Cause’ gives every family an opportunity to save on back-to-school items, but more importantly, help their community and make baby health a national priority.”
The March of Dimes is the leading nonprofit organization for pregnancy and baby health, working to improve the health of babies by preventing birth defects, premature birth and infant mortality.
By giving $5 at the register or on macys.com on Aug. 29, customers can support the work of the March of Dimes and other local charities, while enjoying a day of spectacular discounts, entertainment and special events at Macy’s. For more information about Macy’s “Shop For A Cause,” visit macys.com/shopforacause.
Macy's, the largest retail brand of Macy's, Inc. (NYSE:M), delivers fashion and affordable luxury to customers at approximately 775 locations in 45 states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico and Guam, as well as to customers in the U.S. and more than 100 international destinations through its leading online store at macys.com. Via its stores, e-commerce site, mobile and social platforms, Macy's offers 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. Macy's flagship stores including Herald Square in New York City, Union Square in San Francisco, State Street in Chicago, Dadeland in Miami and South Coast Plaza in southern California are known internationally and leading destinations for visitors. Building on a more than 150-year tradition, and with the collective support of customers and employees, Macy's helps strengthen communities by supporting local and national charities giving more than $69 million each year to help make a difference in the lives of our customers.
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About March of Dimes
The March of Dimes is the leading nonprofit organization for pregnancy and baby health. With chapters nationwide and its premier event, March for Babies®, the March of Dimes works to improve the health of babies by preventing birth defects, premature birth and infant mortality. For the latest resources and information, visit marchofdimes.com or nacersano.org.