Shop for a Cause: October 2010

Here’s your chance to shop and “Make It Better”—all at the same time. Participate in and enjoy a local “Shop For A Cause” this month:

The Arboretum of South Barrington Back in the Swing Retail Therapy
October 11 – 17
Purchase a $5 in the Arboretum’s management office and receive a discount of 20% at participating shops during the week of October 11-17. All proceeds from the gift card go to Back in the Swing, which supports breast cancer survivors.

Macy’s Shop For A Cause
October 16

Shop for a Cause gives you the opportunity to help Shelter, Inc. in Arlington Heights. Purchase a $5 shopping pass for exclusive savings in every Macy’s store and online at on Saturday, October 16th.  Shelter keeps 100% of the proceeds from the $5 shopping pass and you keep all the discounts! To purchase a card, send $5 to Shelter, 1616 N. Arlington Heights Road, Arlington Heights, IL 60004 (Be sure to include your name and address so we can mail the card directly to you.)

Sak’s Fifth Avenue’s Charity Shopping Weekend
October 21 – 24

Saks will donate 2% of sales Thursday to Sunday, October 21 to 24, up to $500,000, to local and national women’s cancer charities. Shop at all Saks stores nationwide, all Saks Fifth Avenue OFF 5TH stores and through  Saks Fifth Avenue will also make a donation of $375,000 to The Breast Cancer Research Foundation.