Shop for a CAUSE

Easter Seals East Texas Brazos Valley Rehabilitation Center to participate in

  

5th Annual

Shop For A Cause Day

(Bryan, Texas) –September 22 , 2010 – Brazos Valley Rehabilitation Center today announced its participation in Macy’s fifth annual “Shop For a Cause” charity shopping event, which has raised more than $34 million for local charities across the country since 2006. This year’s Shop For A Cause will take place at all Macy’s stores and on macys.com on Saturday, October 16, 2010 and also select stores only on Friday, October 15, 2010.
Through Shop for a Cause, Macy’s provides participating organizations with shopping passes to sell for $5 each. Organizations keep 100% of every ticket sold. Pass holders will enjoy 20% or 10% off most regular, sale and clearance purchases all day, plus 25% off one regular, sale or clearance item in men’s, women’s or kids apparel or accessories. Some exclusions apply, see pass for details. By purchasing a shopping pass to the event, customers will be supporting their favorite cause while enjoying a day of spectacular discounts, entertainment, special events and a chance to win a $500 shopping spree.
“Macy’s is committed to giving back to our communities, and we are proud to offer our customers an easy way to make a positive difference while enjoying great savings at our stores. Last year alone, the Shop for a Cause program raised more than $6 million for nearly 10,000 charities,” said Martine Reardon, Macy’s Executive Vice President of Marketing. “Shop for a Cause is a meaningful way for Macy’s customers and associates to give back to the charities, schools and non-profits that matter most to them.”

Customers who want to purchase a ticket to benefit Brazos Valley Rehabilitation Center can call 979-776-2872 or email aundes@eastersealsetx.org for more information. Supporters who have purchased a Shop for a Cause pass can log-on to www.macys.com to find their nearest Macy’s store.

CONTACT:     Ashley Fagerstrom-Undes, Executive Director

                          aundes@eastersealsetx.org, 979-776-2872

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