CONTACT: Lisa Haferkamp,
Healthy Start Coalition of Brevard
Macy’s helps Healthy Start raise funds and awareness to providing moms, newborns and families with the resources, help and support they need to have a healthy pregnancy and a healthy baby.
Rockledge, FL – (July 31, 2014) –Macy’s and Healthy Start Coalition of Brevard invite customers to participate in Macy’s ninth annual national “Shop For A Cause” charity shopping event on August 23, 2014. Macy’s “Shop For A Cause” is a unique one-day-only shopping event created to support local charities’ fundraising efforts, and has helped raise more than $44 million for charities across the country since 2006. Customers can participate in this year’s event by purchasing shopping passes from Healthy Start Coalition of Brevard now.
“Macy’s is committed to giving back, both 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 a unique opportunity to show their support and give back to their local community organizations, while also enjoying great savings at Macy’s.”
Macy’s has provided Healthy Start Coalition of Brevard with shopping passes to sell for $5 each. Healthy Start Coalition of Brevard will keep 100 percent of every shopping pass it sells. The more shopping passes sold, the more money Healthy Start Coalition of Brevard will raise!
By purchasing a shopping pass from Healthy Start Coalition of Brevard, customers support the health of all pregnant women and babies in Brevard County while enjoying a day of spectacular discounts, entertainment and special events at Macy’s. Pass holders will receive special discounts on most regular, sale and clearance purchases all day, but some exclusions apply.
For more information about Macy’s “Shop For A Cause,” visit macys.com/shopforacause. To purchase a shopping pass from Healthy Start Coalition of Brevard, contact Lisa Haferkamp at 321-634-6101 or LHaferkamp@healthystartbrevard.com.
Macy’s, the largest retail brand of Macy’s, Inc., delivers fashion and affordable luxury to customers at approximately 800 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 $70 million each year to help make a difference in the lives of our customers.
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Healthy Start provides moms, newborns and families with the resources, help and support they need to have a healthy pregnancy and a healthy baby. The goal of Healthy Start is to reduce infant mortality, reduce the number of low birth weight babies and improve health and developmental outcomes of all Florida’s babies.
For more information about Macy’s “Shop For A Cause,” visit macys.com/shopforacause.
To purchase a shopping pass from Healthy Start Coalition of Brevard,
contact Lisa Haferkamp at 321-634-6101 or
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