(Paramus, NJ) July 2, 2013 – Macy’s will partner with Children’s Aid and Family Services to invite customers to participate in Macy’s eighth annual national “Shop For A Cause” charity shopping event on Saturday, August 24, 2013. Customers can purchase shopping passes from Children’s Aid and Family Services 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.

Macy’s has provided Children’s Aid and Family Services with shopping passes to sell for $5 each. Children’s Aid and Family Serviceswill keep 100 percent of every shopping pass it sells. “We are grateful to Macy’s for this opportunity to raise funds to help the vulnerable children and families we serve,” says Bob Jones, Ph.D., president & CEO of Children’s Aid and Family Services. “Customers will be helping us provide adoption and foster care services, early childhood education to low-income families, services for children with developmental disabilities and community prevention programs about substance abuse.”

To purchase a shopping pass for Macy’s Shop for a Cause from Children’s Aid and Family Services, please call 201-261-2800 ext. 228.

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, 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.

About Children’s Aid and Family Services

Children’s Aid and Family Services is one of the leading nonprofit human services organizations serving northern New Jersey. The agency is fully accredited and has served the community for more than 110 years. Its mission is to preserve, protect and, when needed, provide families. Motivated by compassion for vulnerable children, young adults, frail elderly and their families, it provides high-quality and innovative services that meet their social, educational and emotional needs. For more information on Children’s Aid and Family Services and to learn more about volunteer opportunities, call 201.261.2800 or visit www.cafsnj.org.

For more information:
Liz Mason (201) 261-2800 lmason@cafsnj.org
Sheila Riccardi (201) 261-2800 sriccardi@cafsnj.org

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