In today’s economic climate, is always great to discuss a story where people across America came together to help those in need.
In a rescent press release, Feeding America, the nation’s largest domestic hunger relief organization, today announced that they have received a donation of 10 million meals raised by Macy’s and its customers. The donation was made possible by a partnership between Macy’s and Feeding America called “Come Together,” which launched on Sept. 13.
The “Come Together” campaign urged the public to donate to Feeding America by hosting dinner parties in their homes and asking their guests to contribute to Feeding America in lieu of bringing a host gift or a bottle of wine. Donations were made on macys.com/cometogether or in any Macy’s store, and Macy’s matched those donations dollar for dollar through October 21.
Macy’s hosted a dinner party during New York Fashion Week on September 15th in its flagship Herald Square store. The event, hosted by Martha Stewart and Emeril Lagasse, benefited Feeding America. More than 650 full-line Macy’s stores across the country also participated in the World’s Largest Dinner Party on September 15. Additionally, Macys Culinary Council chefs hosted fundraising dinner parties in more than 30 Macy’s stores throughout campaign.