For Immediate Release
CONTACT: Angela Morrissey (Phone: 212-972-4788)
Education Through Music Partners with Macy's for Sixth Annual
Shop For A Cause Day
Macy's helps local charity raise funds and awareness for important cause
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New York, NY, August 12 2011 – Macy's will partner with Education Through Music (ETM) to invite customers to participate in Macy's sixth annual "Shop for a Cause" charity shopping event. Macy's 2011 Shop for a Cause will take place on August 27, 2011, customers can purchase tickets now from Education Through Music. Macy's Shop for a Cause is a unique one-day-only shopping event created to support local charities' fundraising efforts, which has helped raised more than $38 million for charities across the country since 2006.
"Macy's is committed to giving back to our local communities. Our annual Shop for a Cause Program, which has raised more than $38 million for local and national charities in the past five years, is meaningful for us because it gives our customers and associates an opportunity to give back to the local charities, schools and non-profits that matter a great deal to them," said Martine Reardon, Macy's Executive Vice President of Marketing. "We are proud to offer our customers an easy way to make a positive difference while enjoying great savings at Macy's."
Macy's has provided ETM with shopping passes to sell for $5 each. The organization will keep 100% of every ticket it sells. The more ETM sells, the more money it will raise!
By purchasing a shopping pass to the event from ETM, customers make music education a reality for thousands of at-risk children who would otherwise have limited or no exposure to the arts. while enjoying a day of spectacular discounts, entertainment, special events. Pass holders will enjoy special discounts on most regular, sale and clearance purchases all day. Some exclusions apply.
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.
About Education Through Music
Education Through Music (ETM) makes music education a reality for thousands of at-risk children who would otherwise have limited or no exposure to the arts. Since 1991, ETM has harnessed the power of music to enhance the academic performance and general development of its students. Our work provides children with the skills to become better learners and the confidence to live in an increasingly challenging world. We are proud to announce that we will be serving 13,000 students in our NYC partner schools in the 2011-12 school year, and ETM's model will be reaching another 6,000 children through the work of ETM-LA and ETM-Bay Area.
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