By: Staff Reports | Gwinnett Citizen

Family Promise of Gwinnett County partners with Macy’s
Macy’s helps local charity raise funds and awareness for important cause through the national “Shop For A Cause” charity shopping event

Lawrenceville - Macy’s will partner with Family Promise of Gwinnett County (FPGC) 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 Family Promise of Gwinnett now.  Macy’s “Shop For A Cause” is a unique one-day-only 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 many 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 Family Promise of Gwinnett with shopping passes to sell for $5 each. Family Promise of Gwinnett will keep 100 percent of every shopping pass it sells. The more Family Promise of Gwinnett sells, the more money it will raise!

By purchasing a shopping pass from Family Promise of Gwinnett, customers support families with children that are facing homelessness 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. 

Chuck Ferrero, Executive Director FPGC…….."How We Serve: We embrace families with children experiencing homelessness by offering emergency shelter and a 30 to 90 days shelter program."

For more information about Macy’s “Shop For A Cause,” visit macys.com/shopforacause. To purchase a shopping pass from Family Promise of Gwinnett contact FPGC Campaign Chair, Betsy Podriznik.

About Macy’s
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.