The weather may still be chilly, but it is the perfect opportunity to start stocking up on all of the latest spring trends while supporting an important cause during Bloomingdale’s semi-annual fashionable fundraiser philanthropic campaign, being held in-store or online at Bloomingdales.com this coming weekend, March 1-3.
This spring, Bloomingdale’s will once again support Mentoring USA, a national nonprofit organization that is an affiliate of HELP USA, and dedicated to creating positive and supportive mentoring relationships for underserved youths. Thanks to the shopping efforts of consumers during March 1-3, Bloomingdale’s has pledged to make a donation of $75,000 to Mentoring USA.
During this fun-filled weekend, Bloomingdale’s customers will enjoy special offers, exciting events, and the opportunity to learn more about Mentoring USA and how to get involved within their own communities. On Friday, March 1, shoppers are also invited to test their luck with the famed “Fashion-Finder” game that’s filled with fashion accessories, Bloomingdale’s gift cards, and more.
If you can’t get out shopping this weekend because your children are entangled in a local dance competition, then you can also support the cause by texting “MENTOR” to 40579 and replying YES to confirm a $5 donation, which will appear on your monthly phone bill (regular message and data rates may apply).
Mentoring USA is a leading national provider of one-to-one site-based mentoring programs to enable young people to achieve their potential. Mentoring USA's mission is to create sustained and supportive mentor relationships for youth in need ages 7-21. The program matches youth across the country with trained volunteer adult mentors who can guide them in developing healthy lifestyles and better self-esteem, and academic achievement. Mentoring USA’s mentor training and curriculum are nationally recognized and its curriculum includes diversity appreciation, anti-bullying, financial literacy, job shadowing, academic support and healthy lifestyles initiatives, including a tennis program in partnership with the USTA. Mentoring USA’s programs have a proven track record of success—100% of the students in Mentoring USA’s school-based and community-based mentoring programs have consistently moved on to the next grade level. Mentoring USA also provides international mentoring programs through Mentoring Italia and Mentoring Espana. Visit www.mentoringusa.org to learn more.
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