Wednesday August 28th, 2013 - 10:37AM
Macy's eighth annual "Shop For A Cause" one-day shopping event held on Saturday, August 24, 2013 raised more than $2.95 million to benefit the charity the March of Dimes.
Over the past three years, Macy's "Shop For A Cause" has supported the March of Dimes's work to prevent serious infant health problems such as birth defects, infant mortality and premature birth. In total, Macy's customers have donated more than $9 million through "Shop For A Cause."
"We are extremely proud of our long-lasting partnership with Macy's, and so appreciative of Macy's customers for their support of the March of Dimes through 'Shop For A Cause'," said Sandra Hijikata, chief revenue officer and svp/ the March of Dimes. "On behalf of our staff and volunteers nationwide, thank you to Macy's, a company that is making a difference in the lives of families touched by the March of Dimes every day."
"Macy's continues to be inspired to give back and proud to offer our customers an easy way to make a positive difference in the March of Dimes mission for stronger, healthier babies in communities across the country," said Martine Reardon, Macy's chief marketing officer.