Macy’s “Shop For A Cause” August 26 – 28th

Macy’s “Shop For A Cause” August 26 – 28th

CHILD AND FAMILY AGENCY PARTNERS WITH MACY’S FOR ELEVENTH ANNUAL “SHOP FOR A CAUSE” PROGRAM

Macy’s is partnering with Child and Family Agency and inviting customers to participate in Macy’s eleventh annual national “Shop For A Cause” charity shopping event, taking place Friday, Aug. 26 through Sunday, Aug. 28, 2016. Customers can begin purchasing shopping passes from Child and Family Agency now. Macy’s “Shop For A Cause” is a unique shopping event dedicated to supporting local nonprofit organizations’ fundraising efforts. Formerly a one-day initiative, this year Macy’s has extended “Shop For A Cause” to a weekend-long event. Since 2006, the program has helped raise tens of millions of dollars for charities throughout the country, and more than 5,000 charities signed up to participate last year.

“At Macy’s, we believe in supporting the communities where our customers and associates live and work,” said Holly Thomas, Macy’s group vice president of cause marketing. “That is why we are so proud of Shop For A Cause, which has helped raise tens of millions of dollars for charitable organizations since 2006. With this year’s extension to a weekend-long event, we’re offering even more opportunity to support local and national causes, and thanking our customers with special savings at Macy’s.”

Macy’s has provided Child and Family Agency with shopping passes to sell for $5 each, and the organization will keep 100 percent of the proceeds for every shopping pass that it sells. By purchasing a shopping pass from Child and Family Agency, customers support 18,000 children and their families in Southeastern Connecticut and can enjoy spectacular discounts at Macy’s stores all weekend long from Friday, Aug. 26 through Sunday, Aug. 28, 2016

For more information about Macy’s “Shop For A Cause,” visit macys.com/shopforacause. To purchase a shopping pass from Child and Family Agency, contact Krissa Ressler, 860-443-2896 ext. 1406 or email ResslerK@childandfamilyagency.org or stop by the Development Office and see Lynn Fairfield-Sonn, Krissa Ressler or Debi Edwards.

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