Lord & Taylor Bala Cynwyd (145 City Avenue, City and Belmont Avenues) presents their inaugural charity shopping day to support eleven local non-profit organizations doing good works in the Philadelphia region. On Tuesday, November 4, 2014, from 9:00am to 11:00pm, come out and “Shop Chic and Make It Count” with a full day of shopping, styling, pampering, family fun, live music, food and sips, and other surprises. Tickets are only $5.00 each and entitle participants to 25% off a single item, a 15% savings pass and 10% off cosmetic savings – with added bonuses when shoppers use their Lord & Taylor credit card.
Tickets are available from participating charities, in the store (day of event) or by calling (215) 840-9216.“Shop Chic and Make It Count with Lord & Taylor as we help eleven charities making a difference in our Philadelphia and Mainline communities,” said Lord & Taylor Bala Cynwyd Store Manager Christine Daly. “We’re excited to give back to our local community while saying thank you for supporting the store since 1955. The nation’s top beauty and fashion experts will be on hand, plus a roaring 1920 jazz band, samples from local restaurants, mimosas and bubbly, cupcakes and sweet tables, and even a performance from the Mummers. Don’t miss our party for so many great causes.”
Tickets are only $5.00 each and one hundred percent of the ticket sales go to the below eleven charities:
* Adopt a Pig is a program designed to help children and their families cope as they face their greatest challenge, fighting cancer. Proceeds benefit a variety of support services for patients and their families. For more info, visit www.adoptapig.org* Boys Latin Charter School is committed to fostering our students’ success through college graduation by placing the focus on a strong academic foundation. The school nurtures a community of young men who value academic success, hard work, and the development of their intellectual, moral, social, creative, and athletic potential. For more info, www.boyslatin.org or call (215) 387-5149.* Cancer Support Community Greater Philadelphia ensures that all people impacted by cancer are empowered by knowledge, strengthened by action, and sustained by community. CSC provides a comprehensive professional program of social and emotional support and education designed to enhance the mind, body, and spirit of people whose lives have been affected by cancer at no cost to participants. For more info, call (215) 879-7733 or visit www.
* Eldernet of Lower Merion enables frail elderly and disabled clients in Lower Merion and Narberth to live in dignity and safety in their own homes for as long as possible. Through volunteers, social workers and collaborative efforts, ElderNet provides free medical transportation, friendly visiting, telephone reassurance, odd jobs, social work assistance, and a food pantry and wellness nurses to eligible community residents who have low-moderate incomes. For more info, call 610-525-0706 or visitwww.eldernetonline.org
* Jewish Relief Agency is one of the region’s largest hunger relief programs bringing together 1000+ volunteers of all ages and backgrounds to pack deliver food to over 3,200 low income families in our community. By providing meaningful and fun events attractive to a broad base of volunteers, JRA satisfies our unique desire to take care of each other and do good in the world. For more info, call (610) 660-0190 or visit www.jewishrelief.org.
* Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation works to progressively remove the impact of type 1 diabetes (T1D) from people’s lives until the world is free of T1D. JDRF collaborates with a wide spectrum of partners and is the only organization with the scientific resources, regulatory influence, and a working plan to better treat, prevent, and eventually cure T1D until it is no longer a threat to anyone. For more info, call (610) 664-9255 or visit www.easternpa.jdrf.org
* Kinney Center for Autism at St.Joseph’s University educates and trains the autism professionals of tomorrow, while supporting and serving the individuals and families affected by autism today. Not only does the Kinney Center provide a resource for information, networking and advocacy support, but also an academic major and minor curriculum and hands-on training opportunities for undergraduate and graduate students interested in working in the autism field at St. Joseph’s University. For more info, call(610) 660-2170 or visit kinneyautism.sju.edu
* New Covenant Church of Philadelphia is located on the 42-acre New Covenant Campus, which has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places. The campus has the advantage of being one of the few entities with the natural ability and beauty to serve both the church and the larger Philadelphia community. For more info, call215-247-7500 or visit www.thinkrestored.com
* Paws and Affection, Inc. lays the foundation of manners and obedience for dogs to work with children with disabilities by training them to build confidence in a multitude of environments. Founded in 2013, Paws and Affection has crafted a result is that is a well-adjusted, reliable, and secure dog to increase positive social interactions and reduce stress on the overall family and household. For more info, email info@pawsandaffection.
* Please Touch Museum strives to enrich the lives of young children by creating learning opportunities through play to lay the foundation for a lifetime of learning and cultural awareness. With nationally recognized programs, Please Touch encourages a safe, diverse place for children of all backgrounds to play. For more info, call (215) 581-3181 or visit www.pleasetouchmuseum.
* The Junior League of Philadelphia, Inc. is an organization of women committed to promoting voluntarism, developing the potential of women, and improving the community through the effective action and leadership of trained volunteers. Founded in 1912, the impact of JLP has contributed over 5 million dollars and 6 million volunteer hours to the Greater Philadelphia Area. For more info, call (610) 645-9696 or visit www.jlphiladelphia.org
Tickets are available directly from any of the above charities, in-store the day of the event, or by calling 215-840-9216. The eleven non-profits keep 100% of the funds from ticket sales. Additionally, the store will also award cash grants to the top two non-profits that sell the most tickets and that have the most people come to the party.
Lord & Taylor Bala Cynwyd is one of only a handful of stores across the country, and the only store in the region, selected to host a charity shopping day. Daly said, “We are so honored and thrilled to be selected for this new program.”
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ABOUT LORD & TAYLOR – BALA CYNWYD
Lord & Taylor in Bala Cynwyd stands at the corner of City Line and Belmont avenues, where historic Philadelphia meets the fabled Main Line. Customers are invited to the shops-within-the-shop to be outfitted in legendary American style from many of the country’s greatest designers. Opened with great fanfare in 1955, the store was the first of the prestigious Fifth Avenue stores to open in suburban Philadelphia. It has served the local marketplace longer than any other department store in operation today. The store has seen the likes of Grace Kelly, JFK and other celebrities walk through the doors. In 2012, the landmark building received a multi-million dollar renovation that transformed the store into a breathtaking regional flagship. For more information, call 610-664-7050.