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IR D Part ners w ith M a cy’s f o r Sixth Annu a
IR D Part ners w ith M a cy’s f o r Sixth Annu a

IR D Part ners w ith M a cy’s f o r Sixth Annu a l S h op Fo r A Ca u se Da y

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ARLINGTO N, VA –Inte rnational Rel ief and Devel opment (IRD ) is partnerin g with Macy’s to in vite people t o participate in Macy’s six xth annual “S hop for a Ca use” charity

shopping ev ent on Augus t 27, 2011. C ustomers can

in person or online at ww w.ird.org, an d receive a s hopping pass for 25 perce nt off. IRD will use 100 percent of th e ticket sale proceeds to s upport its rel ief, stabilizat ion, and developmen t programs a round the wo rld. Macy’s S hop for a Ca use has helpe d raised mor e than $38 mi llion for char ities across th e country sin ce 2006.

purchase $5 tickets from IRD, either

“IRD is pro ud to partner with Macy’s on this uniqu e opportunit y,” said Dan

Chief of Ad vancement. “ Our daily ne ws is filled w ith stories of hunger, drou ght, illness,

natural disas ter, and conf lict. And so

offering an

Puls, IRD

many here in America wan t to help. Ma cy’s is

need worldwi de.”

easy and fun way to give b ack and supp ort those in

“Macy’s is c ommitted to giving back to our local c ommunities,”

Macy’s Exe cutive Vice P resident of M arketing. “ We are proud to offer our c ustomers an

easy way to make a posit ive differenc e while enjoy ing great sav ings at Macy ’s.”

said Martin e Reardon,

Visit www.i rd.org for mo re informatio on on IRD. Y ou can also s tay up-to-dat e on IRD’s

latest news

by following us on Facebo ok, Twitter ( @ird_voices ), Flickr, or Y ouTube.

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at more than 800 locations in 45 states, th e District of C olumbia, Puer to Rico and G uam. Macy's

stores and m acys.com offer distinctive ass ortments inclu ding the most desired family of exclusive

and fashion b rands for him, her and home . Macy's is kn own for such e pic events as

July Firewor ks® and the M acy's Thanksg iving Day Par ade®, as well as spectacular fashion shows, culina ry events, flow er shows and celebrity appe arances. Build ing on a 150- year tradition, Macy's helps strengthen co mmunities by s upporting loc al and nationa l charities that make a difference in the lives of ou r customers.

rgest retail br and of Macy's , Inc., delivers fashion and a ffordable luxu ry to customer s

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IRD is a nonp rofit, nongove rnmental orga nization respon sible for imple menting relief, stabilization, and developm ent programs worldwide. IR D’s mission is t o reduce the s uffering of the world’s most vulnerable gr oups and provi de the tools an d resources ne eded to increa se their self-su fficiency. Specializing i n meeting the n eeds of comm unities emergin g from conflic t or natural dis aster, IRD partners with donors, local organizations, and many othe rs to deliver su stainable serv ices in

agriculture, g overnance, he alth, and infras tructure. For ###

more informati on, visit IRD.o rg.

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