HISPA Partners with Macy’s for Sixth Annual Shop For A Cause Day: Extended to September 3rd!

For Immediate Release

HISPA Partners with Macy’s for Sixth Annual
Shop For A Cause Day
Macy’s helps local charity raise funds and awareness for important cause.


Freehold, New Jersey – August 11, 2011 – Macy’s will partner with HISPA to invite customers to participate in Macy’s sixth annual “Shop for a Cause” charity shopping event. Macy’s 2011 Shop for a Cause will take place on August 27, 2011, customers can purchase tickets now from HISPA. 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 $38 million for charities across the country since 2006.

“Macy’s is committed to giving back to our local communities. Our annual Shop for a Cause Program, which has raised more than $38 million for local and national charities in the past five years, is meaningful for us because it gives our customers and associates an opportunity to give back to the local charities, schools and non-profits that matter a great deal to them,” said Martine Reardon, Macy’s Executive Vice President of Marketing. “We are proud to offer our customers an easy way to make a positive difference while enjoying great savings at Macy’s.”

Macy’s has provided HISPA with shopping passes to sell for $5 each. The organization will keep 100% of every ticket it sells. The more HISPA sells, the more money it will raise!
By purchasing a shopping pass to the event from HISPA, customers support the mobilization of Latino professionals to serve as active role models in educational programs within their communities while enjoying a day of spectacular discounts, entertainment, special events. Pass holders will enjoy special discounts on most regular, sale and clearance purchases all day. Some exclusions apply.

About Macy’s
Macy’s, the largest retail brand of Macy’s, Inc., delivers fashion and affordable luxury to customers at more than 800 locations in 45 states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico and Guam. Macy’s stores and macys.com offer 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. Building on a 150-year tradition, Macy’s helps strengthen communities by supporting local and national charities that make a difference in the lives of our customers.

For Macy’s media materials, images and contacts, please visit our online pressroom at www.macys.com/pressroom.

HISPA is a tax-exempt 501 (c)3 organization dedicated to inspiring students by mobilizing Latino professionals to serve as active role models in educational programs within their communities. The organization’s Role Model Program has allow over 300 Latino professionals the opportunity to touch the lives of hundreds of students while raising awareness about the importance of education as a means to succeed professionally so that they live up to their full potential. For more information, please visit www.hispa.org.

CONTACT: Mauricio Lemonk,