SEATTLE, Dec. 3, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- This Giving Tuesday, leading fashion retailer Nordstrom, Inc. announced it is continuing its tradition of giving back during the holiday season by partnering with Children's Miracle Network Hospitals (CMN Hospitals), the Good+Foundation, Big Brother Big Sisters of America and Big Brothers Big Sisters of Canada. This holiday, with the help of its customers and employees, Nordstrom has set a goal to raise more than $1M for these organizations.
"Historically, Nordstrom selects one charitable partner for the holiday season that aligns with our commitment to give back to nonprofits that care for kids and empower youth. This year, we've expanded that commitment to include three organizations." said Scott Meden, chief marketing officer of Nordstrom. "These organizations provide valuable services and support in each of the communities where we do business. This holiday season, our customers and employees are coming together to give a gift that will help kids across the country."
Each year, Nordstrom donates millions of dollars to hundreds of nonprofit organizations across the U.S. and Canada, with the majority of giving focused on organizations and programs that empower youth, support children and care for families. In 2018, Nordstrom supported more than 600 organizations and $12M in the communities where the company does business.
Starting today through Dec. 31., customers can:
Throughout the month of December, Nordstrom is hosting Santa Breakfasts in over 30 stores across the U.S. on select Saturdays to benefit its charity partners as a part of the holiday fundraising partnership and commitment to raise $1 million dollars. Additionally, Nordstrom Canada is sponsoring the Robson Square Ice Rink in the heart of downtown Vancouver, B.C. for the month of December, in partnership with the BC Children's Hospital Foundation. Skaters can expect festive décor and entertainment - and donations to benefit the B.C. Children's Hospital Foundation can be made on-site today through December 31. To learn more about Nordstrom and its charitable partners, visit the NordstromNow blog and NordstromCares.com.
Nordstrom, Inc. is a leading fashion retailer based in the U.S. Founded in 1901 as a shoe store in Seattle, today Nordstrom operates 380 stores in 40 states, including 115 full-line stores in the United States, Canada and Puerto Rico; 249 Nordstrom Rack stores; three Jeffrey boutiques; two clearance stores; six Trunk Club clubhouses; and five Nordstrom Local service concepts. Additionally, customers are served online through Nordstrom.com, NordstromRack.com, HauteLook and TrunkClub.com. Nordstrom, Inc.'s common stock is publicly traded on the NYSE under the symbol JWN.
Jennifer Tice Walker
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