29 Retailers. 29 Charities. 1 Feel Good Shopping Day.
Ready to do a little shopping in Old Town and help 29 local charities at the same time? The Old Town Boutique District (OTBD) is pleased to announce a new community focused Spring event called Boutique Charity Day taking place on Saturday, May 14, 2011. This creative, small business driven event is staged to be the largest charity collaboration in the DC Metro area.
Each retail member of the OTBD has hand- picked local and national charities to support and honor on this special shopping day. On this day, retailers will create an activity or promotion in their stores that would benefit that charity of choice. For example, beauty boutique Bellacara will be hosting Stacy Boylan Day. Stacy Boylan, the store's first ever employee, lost her life nine years ago to Cystic Fibrosis. Profits from that day will be donated to the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation.
Examples of participation include European bra fitting salon The Full Cup hosting a "Foundations for Success" new panties drive for Dress for Success, La Cuisine donating 15% of in-store and on-line sales to FreshFarm Market's food stamp program, Hysteria donating 20% of sales to Alexandria's Giving Circle, to Periwinkle collecting gently used Spring/Summer suits, bags, shoes, accessories and jewelry for Suited for Change.
A complete list of each shops activity and charity is located at Old Town Boutique District.
What: OTBD Boutique Charity Day
Presented by: Old Town Boutique District
When: Saturday, May 14, 2011
Where: Participating Old Town Boutique District stores in Old Town Alexandria
Time: Retail store hours
About Old Town Boutique District
Tucked into the cozy brick-lined streets of Old Town Alexandria, the Old Town Boutique District features 30 unique shops showcasing one-of-a-kind items and hard-to-find brands. From home décor, fashion, jewelry, beauty, children's apparel, home, food, wine and gifts, you'll find everything that you desire here.
The Old Town Boutique District is located in historic Old Town Alexandria, Virginia. Old Town Alexandria is conveniently located a mere 4 miles along the scenic Potomac River from Washington D.C. and Reagan National Airport. firstname.lastname@example.org (Janice, Editor-in-Chief) 11 May, 2011
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