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Salvation Army Tyler partners with Macy's for 'Shop for a Cause'

TYLER, July 31, 2013-- Macy’s will partner with The Salvation Army Tyler 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 The Salvation Army Tyler 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 The Salvation Army Tyler with shopping passes to sell for $5 each. The Salvation Army Tyler will keep 100 percent of every shopping pass it sells. The more The Salvation Army Tyler sells, the more money it will raise.

By purchasing a shopping pass from The Salvation Army Tyler, customers support the various programs offered 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.

For more information about Macy’s “Shop For A Cause,” visit macys.com/shopforacause. To purchase a shopping pass from The Salvation Army Tyler, contact Chantel Millin at 903-592-4361 or by email at chantel_millin@uss.salvationarmy.org.

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