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MACYS AND MAKE-A-WISH GRANT WISHES ACROSS AMERICA ON NATIONAL BELIEVE DAY

Date

December 09, 2015

On December 11, twins Hanna and Grace receive their wishes in Greenville

Macy’s makes special double donation for letter-writing campaign on National Believe Day

WHAT:  Macy’s and Make-A-Wish will celebrate the seventh annual National Believe Day, the cornerstone of the retailer’s annual Believe campaign which helps Make-A-Wish grant wishes to children with life-threatening medical conditions across America.

Celebrate the season of giving by attending a wish in your local area!     

                11-year-old twin sisters Hanna and Grace do everything together.  Hanna and Grace, who have both been diagnosed with thyroid cancer, will have each of their wishes granted on December 11.  Grace wants to “have some special things” on a shopping spree while Hanna wants to have a room makeover.  Don’t miss the girls arrive at Macy’s where both of their wishes will be granted by friends, family and Macy’s associates.

MORE:             Macy’s Believe campaign invites “Believers” of all ages to bring their stamped letters to Santa to their local Macy’s store or send a letter by visiting macys.com/believe. For every letter received now through Dec. 24, Macy’s will donate $1, up to $1 million, to Make-A-Wish. For National Believe Day, Macy’s is offering a double donation – for every letter received in-store and online on Friday, Dec. 11 only, Macy’s will donate an additional $1 to Make-A-Wish, up to an extra $1 million beyond the existing $1 million campaign goal.

New this year, Macy’s Wish Writer stylus and app are a fun way kids can learn the magic of giving through interactive games and write the most magical letters to Santa. Available at approximately 600 stores across the country and macys.com, the stylus can be purchased for $14.99 and $1 from each sale will go to Make-A-Wish. Every letter sent to Santa via the app on Dec. 11 will also count toward the double donation.

For more information about Macy’s Believe campaign, visit macys.com/believe.

For media materials, including photos and video: http://pimsmultimedia.com/macys-holiday2015/believe.php

WHEN:             Friday, December 11

                        2:30 PM

WHERE:           Macy’s at Haywood Mall

                       700 Haywood Road

                       Greenville, SC  29607

CONTACT:   Melissa Goff, Macy’s Media Relations   Zryvffn.Tbss@znplf.pbz         

Crystal Alifanow, Make-A-Wish South Carolina’s Communications Manager  pnyvsnabj@fp.jvfu.bet

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Press Contact

Crystal Alifanow
Director of Communications
225 South Pleasantburg Drive C17
Greenville, SC  29607

Phone : (864) 250-0702 x103
Fax : (864) 250-0704
pnyvsnabj@fp.jvfu.bet

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Greenville, SC 29607
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