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RAB PARTNERS WITH MACY’S FOR 11TH ANNUAL “SHOP FOR A CAUSE” EVENT

Macy’s helps local charity raise funds and bring awareness to an important cause

Baltimore, MD – (August 3, 2016) - The Resident Advisory Board of HABC, Inc., (RAB) will partner with Macy’s in the 11th annual “Shop For A Cause” national event on August 26-28, 2016. Customers are invited to participate by purchasing shopping passes from the Resident Advisory Board of HABC, Inc. Macy’s “Shop For A Cause” is a unique weekend shopping event created to support local charities’ fundraising efforts. Since 2006, the program has helped raise tens of millions of dollars for charities across the country.

“Macy’s is proud to invite our customers to join us in giving back to causes that make a difference both locally and nationally,” said Martine Reardon, Macy’s chief marketing officer. “For the last ten years, Macy’s Shop For A Cause program has raised many millions of dollars for thousands of charities across the country. We look forward to offering our customers and associates an easy way to make a positive impact in our communities while enjoying great savings at Macy’s.”

Macy’s has provided the Resident Advisory Board of HABC, Inc., with shopping passes to sell for $5 each. The Resident Advisory Board of HABC, Inc., will keep 100 percent of the proceeds from every shopping pass it sells. The more passes it sells, the more money it will raise!

By purchasing a shopping pass, customers support the Resident Advisory Board of HABC, Inc., 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.

The Resident Advisory Board of HABC, Inc., is very excited about this opportunity to partner with Macy’s to provide savings for our supporters. The timing of the event is great because it comes so close to the beginning of the school year, which offers parents an outstanding value while shopping for back to school clothing and other items.
“We really appreciate the support we are receiving from our friends and colleagues,” said Ms. Ella Broadway, President of the Resident Advisory Board of HABC, Inc.

For more information about Macy’s “Shop For A Cause,” visit macys.com/shopforacause. To purchase a shopping pass from the Resident Advisory Board of HABC, Inc., call 410.396.4886.

About the Resident Advisory Board of HABC, Inc.
HABC’s Resident Advisory Board was organized to encourage tenant participation within the housing authority. The goal is to foster open communication between public housing residents and HABC. The RAB ensures that the voice of residents is heard when decisions are made by the agency. RAB members are respected leaders in the greater community, serving as active members on other city boards and neighborhood associations. For more information about RAB, visit www.baltimorehousing.org/RAB

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, 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 $70 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 their online pressroom at macys.com/pressroom.


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