May 18, 2016

Art Van Charity Challenge offers Nonprofit organizations across the Midwest the chance to compete to win up to $100,000

2016 Art Van Charity Challenge

Cindy Crawford, Charity Challenge Ambassador

For the 8th consecutive year, the Art Van Charity Challenge is making a major impact on communities throughout the Midwest. Kicking off on Wednesday, May 18, 147 nonprofits large and small will compete for grants up to $100,000. Over the course of just five weeks, participating charities will rally to raise $3 million.
Since 2008, Art Van Furniture has donated $8 million and raised $22 million for more than 350 charities through the Art Van Charity Challenge. This year promises to be record breaking! Here’s how it works:

  • The goal of the 2016 Art Van Charity Challenge is to raise $3 million in five weeks, from Wednesday, May 18, through Wednesday, June 22
  • 147 participating charities located across the Midwest will compete to raise the most money. These charities are focused on children, health care and human services
  • The 10 nonprofit organizations to raise the most money will share $225,000 in prize grants from Art Van Furniture, ranging in size from $1,500 up to $100,000
  • The Midwest’s number one furniture and mattress retailer will donate $79,000 in bonus grants, which will be awarded to winning charities in special competitions throughout the program
  • Total Art Van Furniture donations amount to $304,000

“We all play a role in helping each other,” said Art Van Elslander, founder and chairman of Art Van Furniture. “The Art Van Charity Challenge has been successful because people understand this. I think this year will be the best yet!”

May 12, 2016

Give $3 donation in stores or on macys.com during Got Your 6 Weekend and receive a 25 percent savings pass

Tune in to Macy’s Summer Vibes digital music festival on YouTube and the retailer will donate $1 for every view to Got Your 6, up to $100,000

Visit Macy's stores or macys.com during Got Your 6 Weekend (5/13-5/15) and give $3 to receive a 25 p ...

Macy’s and the national veterans campaign, Got Your 6, will again join forces for this year’s American Icons celebration. Since the partnership began in 2013, Macy’s employees and customers have raised $6.7 million to support Got Your 6 to help empower veterans to build stronger communities across America. The program will include a special savings pass on Got Your 6 Weekend and a charitable donation through Macy’s Summer Vibes digital music festival.

Visit Macy’s stores or macys.com during Got Your 6 Weekend (5/13-5/15) and give $3 to receive a 25 percent savings pass; One hundred percent of the $3 purchase price will be given to Got Your 6 and its nonprofit partners (Photo: Business Wire)

From Friday, May 13 to Sunday, May 15, customers can participate in Got Your 6 Weekend and give $3 at the register at any store or on macys.com to receive a special 25 percent savings pass to save all day on purchases. Best of all, 100 percent of the $3 will be donated to Got Your 6 and its coalition of veteran nonprofits. Exclusions and restrictions apply for the pass. Pre-sale of the passes began on May 8 in store.

“This special savings pass has been the cornerstone of our charity program with Got Your 6 and has helped raise significant funds for its incredible nonprofit partners,” said Holly Thomas, Macy’s group vice president for cause marketing. “Donations from our American Icons campaign have made many veteran-related initiatives possible, including leadership and employment training, mentorship programs, beautification and urban greening projects, and much more. We couldn’t be happier to continue this partnership, and look forward to driving even more awareness and funding for this worthy cause.”

In the military, “got your six” means “I’ve got your back.” Got Your 6 believes veterans are leaders, team builders and problem solvers who have the potential to build and strengthen communities nationwide. A coalition that unites nonprofit, Hollywood and government partners, Got Your 6 empowers veterans to make America stronger.

“Veterans have incredible potential when they return from service,” said Bill Rausch, executive director of Got Your 6. “We are so grateful for the continued support of Macy’s and its American Icons campaign as the company, its employees and customers stand with us to empower our returning veterans to lead a resurgence of community across the nation.”

Macy’s Summer Vibes

As part of American Icons, Macy’s is hosting its first-ever digital music festival on YouTube. Macy’s Summer Vibes will air on Thursday, June 2 at 8 p.m. EDT via Macy’s official YouTube channel (youtube.com/macys). The 60-minute concert series will feature headliner, Todrick Hall, as well as emerging artists including AJ Rafael, the Gardiner Sisters and Macy Kate. For every view of the festival through June 19, Macy’s will donate $1, up to $100,000, to Got Your 6. Visit macys.com/summervibes to learn more, starting May 10.

About Macy’s

Macy’s, the largest retail brand of Macy’s, Inc. (NYSE:M), delivers fashion and affordable luxury to customers at approximately 734 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 $69 million each year to help make a difference in the lives of our customers.

For Macy’s media materials, including images and contacts, please visit our online pressroom at macys.com/pressroom.

About Got Your 6

Got Your 6 is a campaign that’s empowering veterans to build stronger communities across America. In the military, “got your six” means “I’ve got your back.” Got Your 6 and its nonprofit partners are helping veterans find new opportunities to serve here at home. Since 2013, Got Your 6 has distributed grants totaling more than $6 million to its veteran-focused non-profit partners. For more information visit www.gotyour6.org. Be the Change, Inc., an independent 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization, is the organizing body and fiscal sponsor of Got Your 6.

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May 6, 2016
The CI and TOMS’ partnership began in 2013 resulting in millions of pairs of shoes being given to kids in need.
Shoes help protect children’s feet from harmful debris and contaminated soil. ©2016 Children International

As the annual event One Day Without Shoes approaches, Children International is celebrating giving nearly 3 million pairs of shoes to kids in need and three years as a TOMS Giving Partner.

Children International (CI) is proud to partner with TOMS and its One for One® model to give new shoes to children in the impoverished areas CI serves. By the end of 2016, this partnership will have resulted in more than 3 million pairs of TOMS Shoes being distributed to children in need. These shoes do several things for CI’s kids and their families:

  1. The shoes protect children’s feet from harmful debris and contaminated soil.
  2. In many parts of the world, TOMS Shoes meet school requirements for thousands of kids. Where the shoes do not meet school requirements, they help kids by providing an extra pair for other extracurricular activities.
  3. Shoes help ease the financial burden on CI’s families who may not have the means to provide basic necessities like shoes for their kids.

The distribution of shoes is just one part of CI’s holistic child development program framework, which focuses on helping children and youth become healthy, educated, empowered and (ultimately) employed so that they can break the cycle of poverty.

One Day Without Shoes on May 10 is a day to raise awareness of children’s health and education issues and the important role that shoes play in helping kids. Going without shoes allows participants to experience the importance of proper footwear. It is also a conversation starter, allowing participants to bring awareness to issues surrounding children’s health and education. And, for this year’s day of awareness, TOMS will be giving away a pair of shoes for every unique photo of bare feet shared on Instagram using #withoutshoes, up to 10,000 shoes for 10 different countries.

Employees at CI’s headquarters in Kansas City, Missouri, will go without shoes on May 10 and will participate in a variety of activities that help educate participants on the importance of adequate footwear. Additionally, CI employees are hosting a shoe drive to benefit two local nonprofits – Operation Breakthrough and Midwest Foster Care and Adoption Association.

Learn more about TOMS and Children International.

About Children International
Children International is a top-rated humanitarian organization focused on ending poverty by helping children and youth. Our local staff and volunteers deliver our holistic programs in health, education, empowerment and employment to over 300,000 kids through 70+ community centers in 10 countries.

For more information about Children International, visit children.org.

Follow Children International on Facebook and Twitter.

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April 26, 2016

Kiehl's Since 1851 Creamy Eye Treatment with Avocado / 100% of net profits, up to $50,000, from Kiehl's Limited Edition Creamy Eye Treatment with Avocado, featuring art by Nikki Reed and Gabrielle Reece and Laird Hamilton will benefit Recycle Across America(TM). To date, Kiehl's has already raised $300,000 for the non-profit, supplying recycling labels to 4,500 schools. (PRNewsFoto/Kiehl's Since 1851)

In honor of Earth Day and the brand’s commitment to the environment, Kiehl’s Since 1851, the venerable New York-based purveyor of fine quality skin and hair care is proud to announce two new products and programs that directly impact the environment.

First, the company will donate $50,000 to Recycle Across America™, the not-for-profit organization dedicated to delivering society-wide solutions that eliminate public confusion around recycling, stimulate the environmental economy and expedite progress. These funds will be used to create 65,000 standardized recycling labels for 650 K-12 schools in the United States.

The funds will be raised from Kiehl’s Limited Edition Creamy Eye Treatment with Avocado, featuring art by socially conscious influencers Nikki Reed, Gabrielle Reece & Laird Hamilton. 100% of net profits, up to $50,000, from this Earth Day campaign will benefit Recycle Across America™. To date, Kiehl’s has already raised $300,000 for the non-profit, supplying recycling labels to 4,500 schools, including School Districts in San Diego, Houston, Scottsdale and Culver City.

“We’ve been working with Recycle Across America since 2012. Their mission to introduce solutions that make recycling more simple, comprehensive and effective in the United States is perfectly aligned with our values,” says Chris Salgardo, President, Kiehl’s USA. Through our Recycle & Be Rewarded program, Kiehl’s has collected 3,000,000 empty Kiehl’s bottles from our shoppers and recycled them on their behalf. We hope to reach the 3,500,000 mark this year!”

In tandem with the launch, Kiehl’s is encouraging its customers to recycle by giving every customer a complimentary Kiehl’s tote with every purchase of $100 or more, in any Kiehl’s store and at Kiehls.com, through April 27th. The company is also celebrates its own renewed Recycle and Be Rewarded! program, in which customers at Kiehl’s stores are rewarded with free product for bringing in their empty Kiehl’s bottles, tubes and jars for recycling. Since 2009, Kiehl’s has recycled more than 3,000,000 bottles. In order to further decrease the company’s environmental footprint, it is no longer issuing printed Recycle and be Rewarded! cards. Instead, customers’ recycle count will be tracked digitally.

In other product news, Kiehl’s has introduced a new skincare formula using quinoa husk extract, derived from discarded quinoa husks, meaning that what was once considered waste is now a unique skincare innovation. For the first time in a facial skincare product, quinoa husk extract has been formulated into the company’s new anti-aging overnight treatment, Kiehl’s Dermatologist Solutions™ Nightly Refining Micro-Peel Concentrate. The formula offers accelerated cell turnover to reveal refined texture, improved skin tone and softer, more radiant skin.

Quinoa Husk Extract is sustainably sourced from the protective outer shell of the Quinoa seed without chemical alteration and with minimal environmental impact. In this formula, its powerful exfoliating properties work to help accelerate surface skin’s nighttime cell turnover process to release dull surface skin.

In partnership with Bolivian suppliers and a foundation that sustainably source the quinoa husk from local farmers, and promote the conservation and responsible use of natural Bolivian resources, Kiehl’s use of this ingredient targets to provide  in 3 years socio-economic development for 250 Bolivian farms and their families as well as contribute to protect the environment. Kiehl’s is strongly supporting the project to restore and enrich the soils in order to prevent erosion through the planting of native legumes, bushes and herbaceous plants.

For more information on these projects and to find a Kiehl’s store near you, please visit www.kiehls.com.

About Kiehl’s Since 1851:
Kiehl’s was founded as an old-world apothecary in New York’s East Village neighborhood. Its unique, extensive background represents a blend of cosmetic, pharmaceutical, herbal, and medicinal knowledge developed and advanced through the generations. In addition to Kiehl’s freestanding stores nationwide, Kiehl’s products are available at www.Kiehls.com, by mail order at 1-800-KIEHLS-2 as well as through select specialty retailers worldwide.

About Recycle Across America:
Recycle Across America® (RAA) is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization which has developed the first ever society-wide standardized labeling system for recycling bins to help eliminate the public confusion surrounding recycling. The standardized labels are being used by some of the most notable companies in the world and are resulting in more than 50% increases in recyclables being collected — with significantly less trash being thrown in the recycling bins. As a result, the economics of processing recyclables becomes more viable and stable, thereby allowing more companies to commit to using recycled materials in their manufacturing. For this reason, RAA and the standardized labels have been identified as a world-changing solution by Ashoka Innovators for the Public, and have been referred to as “…one of the top environmental fixes taking root today,” by the New York Times. For more information, visit: www.recycleacrossamerica.org

April 13, 2016

Honor special bonds with a set of bangles celebrating two of the sky’s most connected constellations and benefitting Big Brothers Big Sisters of America.

There comes a time in everyone’s life when they need someone to lean on – someone who will protect them and keep them on the right track. The Big Dipper, like a safe haven, watches over the Little Dipper, symbolic of the unbreakable bonds we share. Across the expansive sky, these beloved groupings of stars are constant reminders that we’re never truly alone.

Shop the new Big and Little Dipper Set of Two Charm Bangles, and ALEX AND ANI will donate 20% of the purchase price with a minimum donation of $25,000 to Big Brothers Big Sisters of America.

This campaign is valid through 5/9/16.

April 12, 2016

Earth Day Eco-Tees: Let’s Save the Forests!

Hey humans! As co-habitants of Planet Earth, you might already know that April 22nd is Earth Day-but in case you didn’t, we’re here to tell you we’re doing our part—and here’s how you can help.

Design by Humans has teamed up with the National Forest Foundation and for every tee you buy from our new Eco-Collection in the month of April, we’ll plant a tree.

 

The National Forest Foundation is committed to restoring and sustaining our forests, and with your help, a small portion of the Earth’s resources can be replenished and enjoyed by future generations and sasquatches.

Maybe you can’t get yourself to a forest, are allergic to sap, or maybe you don’t own a shovel…no matter what, we’ve got you covered. All you have to do is get yourself some new threads from our Earth Day Eco-Collection, and we’ll take care of the rest. And as a bonus: your tee, and every tee DBH prints is produced using environmentally-friendly, water-based, phthalate-free inks.

Show your support for your home planet this year. Plant a tree, and look good in the process by rockin’ these tees!

And recycle, always recycle.

To create this collection, we challenged our artists to help us make the world a better place by submitting their very best environmental, nature, wildlife and eco-friendly themed artwork. Here are some of our favorites! You can view the entire collection HERE.

Earthlings by PhilWassellArt From the lowly human to the mighty ant (they’re super strong, look it up), we are all Earthlings. PhilWasselArt keeps it simple and classy on this one, with vibrant colors and plethora of pretty pets to adorn your bod. Dolphin, seahorse, kiwi, the gang’s all here…it’s a regular dream team. Show your support for your fellow space travelers with this awesome colorblock offering from Switzerland.

Meltingsun by Rurara Finally…a shirt that embodies a love for nature AND mind-altering experiences! And of course, by that we mean the natural high one gets from communing with nature. Don’t mind us little deer; just keep drinking from that trippy Technicolor stream made from the melted center of your universe. breathes deeplyBring your Earth Day festival experience to a whole other level with this tasty abstract from Indonesian designer Rurara.

No More Machines by Machmigo Of course we all know how the machines will soon become self-aware and take over in a bid to overthrow everything and subjugate the human race…but what happens next? They run out of power, get rusty, and get taken over by kudzu vines, of course. This robo-jerk found out the hard way that nature always wins, in this beautiful watercolor illustration by U.S. designer Machmigo.

Think Greens by Akhyarisme How eco-conscious are you? Unless you have a tree growing out of your brain, not eco-conscious enough. Subtle old-world styling and bold green shading will remind yourself and others to “think green” this EarthDay, courtesy of Akhyarisme’s thoughtful conservation-themed tapestry design.

Garden of Verses by Radiomode You’ve always heard of Mother Nature…but did you know she has an old man? Yeah, he wears a bowler hat. This sharp and colorful design from artist Radiomode out of Antarctica (Say WHAT???!!!!!), is reminiscent of Bob Ross meets a Clockwork Orange, but it looks gorgeous in the process. Plus, you should buy this tee just to help this guy pay for his crazy internet bill.

 

So there you have it. Any one of the tees from our Eco-Collection will help us to help make the world a better place, thanks to the National Forest Foundation-so do your part and look good doing it!
Check out the entire Eco Collection

March 30, 2016

 iGive Welcomes Zuma

Feel good when you buy office products online from Zuma. Why? Because you know you’re saving money with Zuma’s guaranteed low prices, and because you’re helping Zuma do good work supporting great charities!

While we save you money with low prices on office products like Universal view binders, Smead hanging folders and Hon file cabinets, we also do good work by donating a minimum of half our profits to life changing charities that you help choose. And, our Conscious Capitalism business model ensures we treat our customers, employees, vendors, the environment and our community with respect, openness and honesty.

You’ll feel good knowing you saved time. Our website is easy to shop, and with a huge selection of over 50,000 items, when you buy office supplies online with Zuma you can consolidate your purchases with one supplier. We have a broad selection of office supplies, janitorial supplies, ink and toner, office furniture and business machines.

So you can buy office products online like file folders, report covers, classification folders, paper towels, HP ink cartridges and Alera chairs all from one source.  We feature top brands like Brother, Fellowes, HON, Smead, Universal, Safco and more.

Feel good knowing that most orders are delivered in 1 – 2 business days, and shipping is free for most orders over $75. Combine that with a knowledgeable, caring staff with personal customer service, and you’ll see why more and more people buy office products online from Zuma to help them do good work in the office, while helping Zuma do good work for others. Thanks for shopping on Zuma’s office supplies online store!

March 23, 2016

From March 21 – May 22, SoCal’s iconic specialty coffee and tea retailer will donate a portion of all CoffeeBean.com sales to fund arts and music programs in local public schools

coffee beanThe Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf®, Los Angeles’ homegrown specialty coffee and tea retailer for more than 50 years, is partnering with the Adopt the Arts Foundation, a locally-based non-profit organization that works to preserve arts programs in L.A. public schools. From March 21 – May 22,10% of all online sales from CoffeeBean.com will go towards keeping and expanding creative educational programs in the Los Angeles Unified School District. During the two month fundraiser, The Coffee Bean® plans to raise up to $50,000 to fund the Adopt the Arts program furthering their efforts to adopt schools and tapping star power of prominent actors and musicians along the way.

“We are excited to be partnering with a cause that supports education in our hometown of Los Angeles,” said Adam Tabachnikoff, Senior Vice President of Global Brand Strategy for The Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf®. “Our goal of $50,000 is enough to keep the arts and music program in an elementary school for one year, and our hope is that with the success of our fundraising efforts we will be able to help keep the program growing for years to come.”

Jane Lynch and Matt Sorum with kids who designed artwork for limited edition Adopt the Arts coffee
Jane Lynch and Matt Sorum with kids who designed artwork for limited edition Adopt the Arts coffee

At the beginning of April, coffee lovers can also support the cause by going online to CoffeeBean.com to purchase the limited edition Adopt the Arts coffee ($12.99), a 16 oz. whole bean House Blend that features three different designs from children who have benefitted from the program.

Co-founded by former Guns N’ Roses and Velvet Revolver drummer, Matt Sorum, and activist, Abby Berman, Adopt the Arts has already donated over 1000 instruments to 30 LAUSD schools, as well as provided modern band curriculums, vocal and instrumental classes.  Celebrity supporters include actress and singer, Jane Lynch, who is one of the founding board members of Adopt the Arts, as well as John Stamos, Slash, Juliette Lewis, and others.

“Adopt the Arts is shedding light on the reality of public education and providing an opportunity for people to invest in their community.” Matt Sorum, Co-Founder and Co-Executive Director, Adopt the Arts Foundation.

“As the product of a public school arts program including choir and school plays, I can’t imagine school without the arts. Sadly, that’s the case for so many kids in our own city.” says Jane Lynch. “Encouraging a child’s creative imagination makes for a more creative and collaborative adult. It’s a win/win for us all.”

The Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf®’s limited edition Adopt the Arts featuring artwork created by students who have benefitted from the program3The Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf®’s limited edition Adopt the Arts featuring artwork created by students who have benefitted from the program2The Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf®’s limited edition Adopt the Arts featuring artwork created by students who have benefitted from the program

About The Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf®

Born and brewed in Southern California since 1963, The Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf® is the oldest and largest privately-held specialty coffee and tea retailer in the United States. Embodying a passion for connecting loyal customers to one another with carefully handcrafted products, the company is known for sourcing and providing the finest ingredients and flavors from around the world. For more than 50 years, The Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf® has demonstrated a passion for product innovation epitomized by The Original Ice Blended® drink. The company has grown to be an international icon and currently has more than 1,000 stores spanning across 30 countries. Please visit CoffeeBean.com for more information.

About Adopt the Arts

In collaboration with well-known artists, entrepreneurs, policy makers and the general public, Adopt the Arts is dedicated to improving the academic performance of every child, through the gift of making music and art. ATA is focused on developing strategic relationships with educators, administrators, and board members to ensure that most underserved schools in the district are identified and ultimately, helped. Co-founders Abby Berman and Matt Sorum believe that it is morally and ethically incumbent upon the public-at-large to foster the creativity, hopes, dreams and imaginations of our children.

To date, ATA has fully funded the music program in two schools, Rosewood Avenue and Westminster Elementary. Each school has been “adopted” by a celebrity or public figure, exposing children to inspirational people who have worked hard for their successes. The interaction between the children and adoptee creates a sense of responsibility and shared commitment for all of those involved.

March 21, 2016

Donations from ALEX AND ANI Living Water Bangle Exceed $1MM

Living Water International announced today more than $1MM in donations have been raised from the sales of the ALEX AND ANI | CHARITY BY DESIGN Living Water Bangle. This fashion-forward fundraising initiative has enabled more than 42,000 families around the globe to have access to clean, safe water.

The unique partnership between Living Water International and ALEX AND ANI was inspired by Paige Dellerman, a former high school student at East Greenwich High School in Rhode Island. Dellerman focused her 2013 senior class project on connecting ALEX AND ANI to Living Water International as a way to combine her passion for Living Water with her desire to learn more about the ALEX AND ANI philanthropic mission and charm crafting process. A relationship was naturally established and soon after Carolyn Rafaelian, Founder, CEO, and Chief Creative Officer of ALEX AND ANI, designed the Living Water Bangle. Since its creation within the CHARITY BY DESIGN collection, donations from sales of the bangle have raised over $1MM for clean water projects led by Living Water International.

“Throughout our 25-year history, we have established many partnerships to help amplify our mission,” said Mike Mantel, CEO of Living Water International. “We’re very excited to see our relationship with ALEX AND ANI hit this milestone, as it will play an important role in fostering improved public health and in strengthening communities around the world. It reinforces our belief that we are stronger when we work together.”

In celebration of the $1MM milestone and to support an upcoming well-drilling trip to Haiti, ALEX AND ANI retail stores are currently promoting awareness and education on the Living Water Bangle. The upcoming trip to Haiti follows two other well-drilling trips in which ALEX AND ANI participated – Guatemala in 2014 and Nicaragua in 2015. These trips allowed ALEX AND ANI team members to participate in well drills and hygiene education, including germ transmission, proper hand washing and effective treatment of diarrhea.

“Over the past four years, our partnership with Living Water International has evolved into not only generating impact and funding across the globe, but also in creating unique opportunities for our employees to experience the Living Water mission by traveling to countries to help their team drill wells and educate the community on the benefits of clean water,” ALEX AND ANI, CHARITY BY DESIGN SVP Nicki Maher said. “Through first-hand experience, we have truly come to know and love the mission behind Living Water and have made it a priority to share this life-saving mission to bring water to the thirsty. Together with our customers, we have been able to bring more than 42,000 families access to clean water because of passion, action and love.”

For a video recap of the 2015 Nicaragua trip with Living Water International and ALEX AND ANI, visit: https://alexandani.wistia.com/medias/3ug6hq2ei5

About Living Water International
With 25 years of experience as a faith-based 501(c)(3), Living Water International (www.water.cc) exists to demonstrate the love of God by helping communities acquire desperately-needed clean water through the implementation of participatory, community-based water, sanitation and hygiene solutions in 21 developing countries across Central and South America, Africa and Asia. The organization has completed over 16,700 water projects as part of their ongoing commitment to provide water, for life, in Jesus’ name. Living Water’s end goal is to see holistic behavior change by supporting the local church and equipping local people to serve their own communities. For more information visit www.water.cc and engage on Twitter @livingwater or Facebook.com/LivingWaterInternational.

About ALEX AND ANI
The ALEX AND ANI brand creates meaningful, eco-conscious jewelry and accessories designed to connect you. Carolyn Rafaelian, Founder, CEO and Chief Creative Officer designs each piece. Carolyn believes that every individual has a positive message to share with the world, and by incorporating powerful symbolism into each product, ALEX AND ANI provides a vehicle for consumers to express their individuality. ALEX AND ANI is committed to giving back to the world that we live in. By using recycled materials with eco-conscious processes and through our CHARITY BY DESIGN division, ALEX AND ANI positively impacts our planet and our communities. CHARITY BY DESIGN has strengthened non-profit organizations through innovative partnerships and collaborative experiences resulting in donations of over $30 million. An Inc. 500 Company, ALEX AND ANI has retail stores in addition to retail partners worldwide. Its World Headquarters is located in the Greater Providence, Rhode Island area, where its products are MADE IN AMERICA WITH LOVE™. Please visit alexandani.com for more information.

 


March 18, 2016

Goodwill® Sale

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Each spring and fall, our customers are encouraged to donate gently used clothing, and in return will earn a special savings coupon for each item donated. With the profits generated from these donations, Goodwill Industries® can provide training for individuals with barriers to work in our communities.

Goodwill® sells your donations in more than 3,000 retail locations across the country and generates opportunities for people to achieve economic stability and build strong families and vibrant communities. Goodwill offers job training programs, employment placement services and other community-based programs for people who have disabilities, lack education or job experience, or face employment challenges. Every 23 seconds of every business day, a person served by Goodwill earns a good job. And every 1.2 seconds, another person accesses Goodwill opportunities to build careers and strong families.

During the 2015 Goodwill Sale events, through the generosity of our customers, we donated an estimated 4.1 million items to Goodwill Industries!

Here’s how the sale works:

  • Bring your gently used apparel, shoes, luggage, handbags, linens and blankets, and home textiles to the donation desk in one of our stores.
  • Earn a 25% off coupon for each item donated. It’s that easy!

Use your coupons on items that rarely (if ever) go on sale:

  • Cosmetics
  • Fragrances
  • Designer shoes and handbags
  • And more

Thanks to all our customers who have helped make our Goodwill Sale a resounding success! We look forward to seeing you for our next event, March 9-26.

Learn more here and enter for your chance to win a $15,000 Spring Style & Wardrobe Makeover!* The winner will receive a:

  • Consultation with a celebrity stylist
  • Closet review and edit
  • Shopping spree with stylist at our store

*See official rules for details.

About The Bon-Ton Stores, Inc.

The Bon-Ton Stores, Inc., with corporate headquarters in York, Pennsylvania and Milwaukee, Wisconsin, operates 267 stores, which includes 9 furniture galleries and four clearance centers, in 26 states in the Northeast, Midwest and upper Great Plains under the Bon-Ton, Bergner’s, Boston Store, Carson’s, Elder-Beerman, Herberger’s and Younkers nameplates.  The stores offer a broad assortment of national and private brand fashion apparel and accessories for women, men and children, as well as cosmetics and home furnishings.  The Bon-Ton Stores, Inc. is an active and positive participant in the communities it serves.