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The Truth About Staten Island: Local Advocate of Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation Urges Support of Macy's 'SHOP FOR A CAUSE' Opportunity

STATEN ISLAND, NY. (Aug. 12, 2011) — On Saturday, Aug. 27, there will be a widely advertised event at MACY’S called “SHOP FOR A CAUSE.”

The Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation ( JDRF) will be a participant in the event at the MACY’S store in the Staten Island Mall, New Springville.

 Imagine your $5 donation can earn you 25 PERCENT off in savings for the entire day on most items.

It will be a perfect day to shop for “Back-to-School” articles and the apparel for the upcoming Fall/Winter season.

“For those of you that know me, I don’t need a reason to shop — but on Aug. 27 it will make a difference to shop: I will be there saving money while raising funds for Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation,” says Staten Islander Irene Paoli.

 Contact Ms. Paoli on behalf of JDRF for your For a Discount Coupon in support of JDRF, Ms. Paoli may be contacted at  917-679-5373 or via e-mail at iPaoli@si.rr.com.

What is Shop For A Cause?

Macy’s “Shop for a Cause” benefits charities nationwide.

Non-profit organizations with a 501(c) or 170(c)1 tax exempt status, school booster groups and religious organizations are eligible to be part of our fun and effective way to raise funds and awareness for your cause.

How Does My Organization Benefit?
All participating non-profit organizations check out special shopping passes and sell them for $5 each. You keep 100% of the proceeds.

How Does the Customer Benefit?
When your guests Shop for a Cause on Saturday, August 27, 2011, they’ll receive 25% off* on regular, sale and clearance merchandise throughout the store. And, they will be eligible to win a $500 gift card, no purchase necessary.

* Exclusions and restrictions apply. See shopping pass for details.