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SHARE THE WARMTH AND SPREAD THE GOODWILL
Goodwill Industries of the Coastal Empire, Inc TEAMS with Banana Republic
Savannah, Georgia – Don’t let holiday stress dampen your spirits this year – Banana Republic and Goodwill Industries of the Coastal Empire, Inc. are giving customers a chance to ‘share the warmth’ while shopping. Holiday shoppers can trade in their gently worn sweaters at Banana Republic, located at 121 West Broughton Street in Savannah Georgia, in exchange for a 30 percent discount on a regular-priced sweater December 6 – December 12. All donated sweaters will be sold in the 13 Goodwill retail stores across the 29 Georgia counties and the 4 South Carolina Low Country counties within the Goodwill Industries of the Coastal Empire, Inc service region. The proceeds will fund Goodwill job training programs that benefit hundreds of thousands of people each year.
“For over 10 years, Gap Inc. and its employees have been working with Goodwill Industries in their local communities,” said Aimee Lapic, vice president of marketing for Banana Republic. “This holiday season, our customers have the chance to embrace the giving spirit along with us
and donate sweaters to a great cause.”
Customers can drop off their sweaters at The Banana Republic store located at 121 West Broughton Street. In exchange, they will receive one coupon per sweater donated – limit three coupons per customer – for a 30 percent discount off regular-priced sweaters, excluding 100 percent cashmere sweaters.
“It’s an easy way to give back during a hectic time of year,” says William Oakley, President/CEO of Goodwill Industries of the Coastal Empire “with Goodwill depending on its retail sales for more than half of its revenue, every sweater donated will help us earn the funding we need to provide effective employment programs in Savannah, the Coastal Empire and Low Country”
Banana Republic is a global accessible luxury brand that delivers the best in city style. Characterized by elevated design and luxurious fabrications, the Banana Republic lifestyle collections include apparel, handbags, jewelry, fragrance, and eyewear. Banana Republic, a division of San Francisco-based, Gap, Inc., can be found at over 500 retail locations in the United States, Canada and Japan, BananaRepublic.com, or (800) BR-STYLE.
Goodwill Industries of the Coastal Empire, Inc. provides job training, employment services, job placement opportunities and post employment support to strengthen communities and families by training people to become independent, tax-paying members of society. When someone is having a hard time finding a job – either because of a disability, poverty or lack of experience – Goodwill is there to help. To locate your local Goodwill and for information on all Goodwill services, call (912) 354-6611 or visit www.goodwillsavannahga.org
For more information, please contact Joe Driggers, Marketing & Development, Goodwill Industries of the Coastal Empire, Inc. at 912-354-6611 ext. 128 or firstname.lastname@example.org
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