CONTACT: Mayanda Vendryes
or Cindi Sterling
DIAKONOS INTERNATIONAL, INC. PARTICIPATES IN MACY’S NINTH ANNUAL “SHOP FOR A CAUSE” Macy’s helps local charity raise funds and awareness to cultivate and empower underprivileged and vulnerable children in Haiti.
MIAMI, FLORIDA – MAY 27, 2014 – Macy’s and Diakonos International, Inc. invite customers to participate in Macy’s ninth annual national “Shop For A Cause” charity shopping event on August 23, 2014. Macy’s “Shop For A Cause” is a unique one-day-only shopping event created to support local charities’ fundraising efforts, and has helped raise more than $44 million for charities across the country since 2006. Customers can participate in this year’s event by purchasing shopping passes from Diakonos International, Inc. now.
“Macy’s is committed to giving back, both nationally and to our local communities,” said Martine Reardon, Macy’s chief marketing officer. “For the last eight years, Macy’s ‘Shop For A Cause’ program has provided our customers and associates a unique opportunity to show their support and give back to their local community organizations, while also enjoying great savings at Macy’s.”
Macy’s has provided Diakonos International, Inc. with shopping passes to sell for $5 each. Diakonos International, Inc. will keep 100 percent of every shopping pass it sells. The more shopping passes sold, the more money Diakonos International, Inc. will raise!
By purchasing a shopping pass from Diakonos International, Inc. customers support By purchasing a shopping pass from Diakonos International, Inc. customers support mission is to empower the orphans, abandoned and needy children of Haiti with a vision of a better and prosperous tomorrow and create a safe family environment where they can live safely, be happy, learn, grow and develop into healthy, educated and confident adults who will become the next generation of productive Haitian citizens 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.
“We want to create a learning society where children can safely live, learn,
grow, and develop into healthy, happy, educated adults.”
- Wilfrid Longchamp
Co-Founder, Diakonos International.
For more information about Macy’s “Shop For A Cause,” visit macys.com/shopforacause. To purchase a shopping pass from Diakonos International, Inc. contact Cindi Sterling at 305-707-4929 or email@example.com.
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About Diakonos International
Diakonos International is a 501(c)(3) charitable organization whose vision is to create a learning society where Haiti’s most destitute and vulnerable children can live safely, learn, grow and develop into healthy, happy, educated and productive members of society.
Their mission is to empower orphans, abandoned, homeless and rejected children who are living in the shadow of extreme misery and oppression in Haiti with a vision of a better and prosperous tomorrow and the strength to believe in that vision.