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Macy’s Hosts Annual Community Shopping Day
Customers donate $10 to local charities and receive special Macy’s savings pass
San Diego, CA – March 9, 2011: Macy’s today announced it’s annual “Community Shopping
Day” charity shopping event, which has raised more than $5 million for local charities since 2004.
This year’s Community Shopping Day events will take place in select Macy’s stores on Saturday,
May 14, 2011.
“This is an incredibly special way for us to support important causes and celebrate our
connections to our local communities,” said John Gorham, Regional Director of Stores for Macy's
Southwest. “Through this program, we have been able to raise much needed funds for the local
charities that matter most to our communities and customers. It is a compelling way to support
charitable work on a local basis and will be particularly meaningful for our charity partners this
Macy's is currently accepting charities for participation. Interested charities can register to
participate in Macy’s Community Shopping Day by visiting www.macys.com/csd or calling
Macy’s donates shopping passes to participating charities. The shopping passes are then
sold by the charitable organizations for $10 each in the weeks leading up to the event. The
organizations keep 100 percent of the proceeds from the sale of the shopping pass.
Pass holders can redeem their passes at select Macy’s stores on Saturday, May 14, 2011 to
receive 20 percent off most men’s, women’s, kids and accessories, fine and fashion jewelry,
housewares, china, luggage; 10 percent off furniture and mattresses, and 10 dollars off the first
purchase of 25 dollars or more. (exclusions apply, see actual pass for rules).
Macy’s Community Shopping Day (page 2)
Stores participating in Community Shopping Day include:
o Fashion Valley, San Diego, CA
o Mission Valley, San Diego, CA
Shopping passes are also sold at Macy’s stores starting on April 23 through May 14,
2011. One hundred percent of the proceeds from the sale of the pass benefits designated local
Macy's, the largest retail brand of Macy's, Inc., delivers fashion and affordable luxury to
customers at more than 800 locations in 45 states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico and
Guam. Macy's stores and macys.com offer 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. Building on
a 150-year tradition, Macy's helps strengthen communities by supporting local and national
charities that make a difference in the lives of our customers.
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