Crowns of Hope is Partnering with Macy’s




Macy’s helps local charity raise funds and awareness for important cause

 Austin, TX – (August 24, 2013) – Macy’s will partner with Crowns of Hope to invite customers to participate in Macy’s eighth annual national “Shop For A Cause” charity shopping event on August 24, 2013. Customers can purchase shopping passes from Crowns of Hope now.  Macy’s “Shop For A Cause” is a unique one-day-only shopping event created to support local charities’ fundraising efforts, which has helped raised more than $46 million for charities across the country since 2006.

“Over the past eight years, Macy’s annual ‘Shop For A Cause’ has raised more than $46 million for local and national charities, providing our associates and customers an opportunity to give back to those organizations that touch their hearts each and every day,” said Martine Reardon, Macy’s chief marketing officer.  “Giving back is a key component of Macy’s culture. We are honored to offer our customers an easy and convenient way to make a positive difference in their communities and in the lives of others, while enjoying great savings at Macy’s.”

Macy’s has provided Crowns of Hope with shopping passes to sell for $5 each. Crowns of Hope will keep 100 percent of every shopping pass it sells. The more Crowns of Hope sells the more money it will raise!

By purchasing a shopping pass from Crowns of Hope, customers support survivors of trafficking and sexual abuse aftercare 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.

President of Crowns of Hope, Toni McKinley, asks that we all take this opportunity to help with the healing of survivors of trafficking and sexual abuse. Their healing heals our community, heals their family, and most of all heals them to be able to be what God intended for them to be.

For more information about Macy’s “Shop For A Cause,” visit To purchase a shopping pass from Crowns of Hope, contact Toni at or visit and fill out the contact form to request how many tickets you would like to purchase and contact to email the tickets to.

 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 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, Dadeland in Miami and South Coast Plaza in southern California — are known internationally and leading destinations for visitors. Building on a more than 150-year tradition, and with the collective support of customers, employees and Macy’s Foundation, 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.

For Macy’s media materials, images and contacts, please visit our online pressroom at

Founded in 2011, Crowns of Hope mission has been to help those who struggle with the effects of trafficking and sexual abuse so that these survivors have the opportunity for a positive future filled with the ability to accomplish their hopes and dreams. Located in Austin, Texas, Crowns of Hope has had the opportunity to provide thousands of dollars to counseling centers to help survivors heal.

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