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ValleyCare Participates in Macy's Ninth Annual "Shop For A Cause"

Hospital news | Thursday, July 31, 2014

Contact: Denise Bouillerce

Pleasanton, CA Macy’s and ValleyCare Charitable Foundation invite customers to participate in Macy’s ninth annual national “Shop For A Cause” charity shopping event on August 23, 2014. Macy’s “Shop For A Cause” is a unique one-day-only shopping event created to support local charities’ fundraising efforts, and has helped raise more than $44 million for charities across the country since 2006. Customers can participate in this year’s event by purchasing shopping passes from ValleyCare Charitable Foundation now.

“Macy’s is committed to giving back, both nationally and to our local communities,” said Martine Reardon, Macy’s chief marketing officer. “For the last eight years, Macy’s ‘Shop For A Cause’ program has provided our customers and associates a unique opportunity to show their support and give back to their local community organizations, while also enjoying great savings at Macy’s.”

Macy’s has provided ValleyCare with shopping passes to sell for $5 each. ValleyCare Charitable Foundation will keep 100 percent of every shopping pass it sells. The more shopping passes sold, the more money ValleyCare will raise!

By purchasing a shopping pass from ValleyCare, customers support their local hospital while enjoying a day of spectacular discounts, entertainment and special events at Macy’s. Pass holders will receive up to a 25% discount on most regular, sale and clearance purchases and 10% off of mattresses, electronics and area rugs all day on August 23, 2014, some exclusions apply.

Passes may be purchased at ValleyCare Medical Center Gift Shop, 5555 W. Las Positas, Pleasanton; the Pleasanton and Livermore Chambers of Commerce, ValleyCare Charitable Foundation, 1111 E. Stanley Blvd, Livermore; Hairlights Salon, 4307 Valley Ave, Pleasanton; and Zen Pilates and Fitness, 3059 Hopyard Rd., Pleasanton.

ValleyCare Health System has provided high quality, not-for-profit health care to the Tri-Valley and surrounding communities since 1961. Through highly skilled physicians, nurses and staff, and state-of-the art technology, ValleyCare offers a wide range of health care services at its Livermore, Pleasanton and Dublin medical facilities. ValleyCare in not publicly owned or operated, nor is it supported by taxes. ValleyCare reinvests any profits it makes into new services, equipment, and facilities. ValleyCare’s mission is to assume the leadership role for the health of the communities of the Tri-Valley. Visit