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SOURCE Victory Living Programs
Macy's helps local charity raise funds and awareness to assist persons with disabilities to live, work and play in their communities.
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., Aug. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Macy's and Victory Living Programs 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 Victory Living Programs 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 Victory Living Programs with shopping passes to sell for $5 each. Victory Living Programs will keep 100 percent of every shopping pass it sells. The more shopping passes sold, the more money Victory Living Programs will raise!
By purchasing a shopping pass from Victory Living Programs, customers support the organization's mission to provide individualized services and opportunities to persons with disabilities 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.
"This is a really fun way to give back," said Bobbi Wigand, Executive Director of Victory Living Programs. "A day of shopping will help to ensure that an individual with a disability receives the support they need to remain on their job or to participate in one of the many social activities offered by Victory Living Programs."
For more information about Macy's "Shop For A Cause," visit macys.com/shopforacause. To purchase a shopping pass from Victory Living Programs contact Bobbi Wigand or Samantha Bryant at (954) 616-1074 or visit Victoryliving.org.
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.
About Victory Living Programs
For the past four decades, Victory Living Programs has created independent living environments for thousands of people with disabilities. Based in warm, beautiful Ft. Lauderdale, Florida, Victory Living Programs offers premier independent and supported living programs that place clients in their own individual, luxurious apartments. In addition to the top-tier supported and independent living programs, Victory Living Programs also offers an extensive array of programming to assist clients with securing and maintaining employment, learning new skills, volunteering in the community and socializing with their peers - all of which make it possible to infuse independence and transform the lives of people with disabilities. To learn more, visit www.victoryliving.org.
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