Seasonal Shopping Event to Benefit Mentoring USA
WHAT: Shop Bloomingdale’s for the new must-have trends for spring, all while supporting an important cause, during the retailer’s semi-annual Fashionable Fundraiser philanthropic campaign. This season will once again support Mentoring USA, a national nonprofit organization that is an affiliate of HELP USA and is dedicated to creating positive and supportive mentoring relationships for underserved youths.
By shopping in-store or online the weekend of the March1, you’re helping to support Bloomingdale’s pledge to make a donation of $75,000 to Mentoring USA.
During this fun-filled weekend, customers will also enjoy special offers, exciting events, and the opportunity to learn more about Mentoring USA and how to get involved in their own communities. Shoppers are also invited to test their luck with the famed “Fashion-Finder” game that’s filled with fashion accessories, Bloomingdale’s gift cards, and more on Friday, March 1.
You can also support the cause by texting “MENTOR” to 40579 and replying YES to confirm a $5 donation which will appear on your monthly phone bill (regular message and data rates may apply).
WHEN: Friday, March 1 – Sunday, March 3
WHERE: Bloomingdale’s and bloomingdales.com
CONTACT: Bloomingdale’s Public Relations
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Bloomingdale’s is America’s only nationwide, full-line, upscale department store and a division of Macy’s, Inc. It was founded in 1872 and currently operates 37 Bloomingdale’s stores and 13 Bloomingdale’s, The Outlet Stores in New York, New Jersey, Massachusetts, Pennsylvania, Maryland, Virginia, Illinois, Georgia, Florida, New Hampshire, California, and Texas. In addition, Bloomingdale’s has an international presence with a location in Dubai. Be sure to follow Bloomingdale’s on social media, become a Loyallist, and for more information, or to shop any time, visit www.bloomingdales.com.
About Mentoring USA
Mentoring USA is a leading national provider of one-to-one site-based mentoring programs to enable young people to achieve their potential. Mentoring USA’s mission is to create sustained and supportive mentor relationships for youth in need ages 7-21. The program matches youth across the country with trained volunteer adult mentors who can guide them in developing healthy lifestyles and better self-esteem, and academic achievement. Mentoring USA’s mentor training and curriculum are nationally recognized and its curriculum includes diversity appreciation, anti-bullying, financial literacy, job shadowing, academic support and healthy lifestyles initiatives, including a tennis program in partnership with the USTA. Mentoring USA’s programs have a proven track record of success-100% of the students in Mentoring USA’s school-based and community-based mentoring programs have consistently moved on to the next grade level. Mentoring USA also provides international mentoring programs through Mentoring Italia and Mentoring Espana. See www.mentoringusa.org to learn more about Mentoring USA.