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Edwards’ Can Do partners with ‘Shop for a Cause’

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EDWARDS — Macy’s will partner with Can Do Multiple Sclerosis through its eighth annual national “Shop For A Cause” charity shopping event at stores nationwide on Aug. 24. Customers can purchase shopping passes from Can Do MS now. Macy’s “Shop For A Cause” is a unique one-day-only shopping event created to support charity fundraising efforts, and 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.”

By purchasing a shopping pass from Can Do MS, customers support lifestyle empowerment programs for people living with MS and their support partners 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.

Macy’s has provided Can Do MS with shopping passes to sell for $5 each. Can Do MS will keep 100 percent of every shopping pass it sells. The more Can Do MS sells, the more money it will raise.

“We are proud to join Macy’s Shop For A Cause campaign this year. Your donations will help provide lifestyle empowerment programs for people with MS and their support partners with information and tools they need to live a better quality of life. Whether it’s helping someone establish a lifestyle plan, creating individualized goals, addressing support partner issues, or receiving personalized care, Can Do MS is here to help people learn what is possible while living with MS,” said Heidi A. Heltzel, Can Do MS president and CEO.

For more information about Can Do MS’s partnership with Macy’s “Shop For A Cause,” or to purchase a shopping pass online, visit http://www.mscando.org/shopforacause.

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