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Macy's and Make-A-Wish Grant "Wishes Across America" on National Believe Day

Date

December 08, 2015

Location

Seattle, WA

Media Advisory: B-Roll & Photo Opportunity – December 11, 2015

  • On December 11, David receives wish for a gaming computer in Seattle
  • 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. 

In Seattle, 13-year-old David's wish for a computer is being granted on National Believe Day. David, who was diagnosed with cancer, will tour the Downtown Seattle Macy's to find the components of his gaming system. David dreams of using his new equipment to grow his gaming review channel on YouTube. 

WHEN: 

Friday, December 11, 2015 at 10 a.m.

WHERE: 

Macy's Downtown Seattle
1601 Third Avenue
Seattle, WA 98181

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 goal. 

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

CONTACT: 

Jessica Mathews
Make-A-Wish Alaska and Washington
wrffvpnz@nxjn.jvfu.bet
Prior to event: 206.588.8953
Day-of event: 425.770.3212

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Press Contact

Jeannette Tarcha
Vice President, Communications & Marketing
811 1st Ave #620
Seattle, WA  98104

Phone : (206) 623-5338
Fax : (206) 623-5333
wgnepun@nxjn.jvfu.bet

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