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IRD Partners w with Ma acy’s fo or Sixth Annua al Sh hop For r A Cau use Day y
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE AUGUST 19, 2011 1 CONT TACT: MELISS SA PRICE 571‐3 366‐1596 PRES SS@IRD‐DC.ORG ARLINGTO VA –Inter ON, rnational Reli and Devel ief lopment (IRD is partnerin with D) ng Macy’s to in nvite people to participate i Macy’s six annual “Shop for a Cau o in xth use” charity shopping ev on Augus 27, 2011. C vent st Customers can purchase $5 tickets from IRD, either n 5 in person or online at ww ww.ird.org, an receive a sh nd hopping pass for 25 percen off. IRD nt will use 100 percent of th ticket sale p 0 he proceeds to su upport its reli stabilizati ief, ion, and developmen programs ar nt round the wor Macy’s S rld. Shop for a Cau has helpe raised more use ed e than $38 mil llion for chari ities across th country sin 2006. he nce “IRD is prou to partner with Macy’s on this uniqu opportunity said Dan P ud w ue y,” Puls, IRD Chief of Adv vancement. “Our daily new is filled w stories of hunger, drought, illness, ws with natural disas ster, and conf flict. And so m many here in America wan to help. Ma nt acy’s is offering an easy and fun way to give b e w back and supp those in n port need worldwi ide.” “Macy’s is committed to giving back t our local co c to ommunities,” said Martine Reardon, ” e Macy’s Executive Vice President of M P Marketing. “W are proud to offer our c We customers an e ying great sav vings at Macy’s.” easy way to make a positive difference while enjoy ird.org for mo informatio on IRD. Y can also st up-to-date on IRD’s ore on You e tay Visit www.i latest news by following us on Facebo b ook, Twitter (@ @ird_voices) Flickr, or Y ), YouTube.
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