July 24, 2017Tweet
We're really excited to let you know that we're a part of the Macy's Shop for a Cause Charity Challenge!
It's a friendly fundraising campaign launched by Macy's where local charities across the country compete to raise the most money with the top teams winning grand prize cash donations. A total of $300,000 will be given away to organizations in the Challenge. We're ready to raise as much money as we can so we can win the $100,000 grand prize donation.
Macy's is providing our supporters with an amazing incentive: every donor that donates $5 or more to your organization will receive an exclusive Shop for a Cause Savings Pass before the event.
Savings passes will be emailed to each donor and a reminder email will be sent by August 10th, the day before Shop for a Cause. Macy’s 12th annual Shop For a Cause will take place Thursday, August 10 – Sunday, August 13 both in-store and online.
Macy's Shop for a Cause Savings Pass Promotions
- EXTRA 25% OFF select regular-priced, sale clothing, accessories & jewelry, exclusions, and restrictions apply.
- EXTRA 20% OFF select regular-priced items & select sale home items, exclusions and restrictions apply.
- EXTRA 10% OFF select regular-priced & sale electrics/electronics (in-store only), exclusions and restrictions apply.
How You Can Help:
1. Join our team as a fundraiser. By setting up a fundraiser for our cause and reaching out to your network of supporters, you can help us make an even bigger impact and get us closer to that grand prize. It takes less than five minutes to set up a fundraiser. All you have to do is go here: https://www.crowdrise.com/
2. Donate and make a difference for a seafarer!
Every donation makes a difference, no matter how big or small.
June 25, 2017Tweet
Join us on June 25th to celebrate Day of the Seafarer! Each year we recognized June 25th as "Day of the Seafarer", acknowledging the invaluable contributions seafarers make to our daily lives, often at a great personal cost. The 2017 theme is Seafarers Matter (#SeafarersMatter) - a great reminder that seafarers are working behind the scenes to make our global economy possible!
According to IMO, the Day of the Seafarer was first celebrated in 2011, following its establishment by a resolution adopted by the Conference of Parties to the International Convention on Standards of Training, Certification and Watchkeeping for Seafarers (STCW), 1978, held in Manila, Philippines, in June 2010, which adopted major revisions to the STCW Convention and Code. The Day of the Seafarer has now been included in the annual list of United Nations Observances.
Please voice your support for seafarers using social networks on June 25th and show them that we care!
How you can support a mariner:
Post, Tweet or Blog!
Say “Thank you seafarers” on Facebook, via tweets, by posting a video on YouTube, discussing on LinkedIn, or even writing a blog post. Click here to download a draft blog post for you or your company to use! Then hashtag your content with #SeafarersMatter and make sure to tag us on Twitter (@Seafarers_House) or Facebook!
Update your Facebook Profile
Change your Facebook profile picture to show your support for seafarers! It's very simple and a great way to build awareness! Simply right click the image on the right and save it to your desktop. On June 25th, login to Facebook and change you profile picture.
Post a picture to the IMO Wall
Last year IMO built a virtual wall for you to post your best photos of experiences and sights at sea. It was a huge hit and back again this year! Join the Day of the Seafarer 2017 campaign and inspire everyone with your stories of being #SeafarersMatter.
July 24, 2017
Macy's Shop for a Cause Charity Challenge
We're really excited to let you know that we're a part of the Macy's Shop for a Cause Charity...