Chamber Education Foundation Partners with Macy’s ‘Shop For a Cause’

Macy’s has partnered with the Miami Beach Chamber E d u c a t i o n Foundation to invite customers to participate in Macy’s 10th annual national “Shop For A Cause” charity shopping event on August 29, 2015.

Customers can purchase shopping passes from the Chamber starting now. Macy’s “Shop For A Cause” is a unique one-dayonly shopping event created to support local charities’ fundraising efforts. Since 2006, the program has helped raise tens of millions of dollars for charities across the country.

“Macy’s is proud to invite our customers to join us in giving back to causes that make a difference both locally and nationally,” said Martine Reardon, Macy’s chief marketing officer. “For the last nine years, Macy’s Shop For A Cause program has raised millions of dollars for thousands of charities across the country. We look forward to offering our customers and associates an easy way to make a positive impact in our communities while enjoying great savings at Macy’s.”

Macy’s has provided the Chamber’s Education Foundation with shopping passes to sell for $5 each. The Chamber’s Education Foundation will keep 100 percent of every shopping pass it sells.

By purchasing a shopping pass from the Chamber’s Education Foundation, customers support education in Miami Beach 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.

The Foundation has been supporting education in the community since its inception on August 2nd, 2000. It has focused primarily on providing college scholarships for graduating seniors from Miami Beach Sr. High School and funding for teacher training in the International Baccalaureate (IB) program. Its newest initiatives, The Links Project, provides teacher grants ranging from $300-$1,000 to provide the necessary supplies to teachers throughout the entire Miami Beach School feeder pattern (8 public schools).

To purchase Shop For A Cause tickets, call the Chamber at 305-674-1300.

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, and Dadeland in Miami and South Coast Plaza in southern California —are known internationally and are 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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