Beginning June 5 and running through June 29, (Birmingham)-area HomeGoods shoppers will have the opportunity to support cancer care and research while shopping at the off-price home fashions retailer. More than 300 HomeGoods stores nationwide will be participating in the 13th annual HomeGoods “Helps Families Fight Cancer” campaign benefitting the Jimmy Fund, which supports pediatric and adult cancer care and research at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute in Boston, Mass.
HomeGoods customers can participate by making a contribution at the register to “Help Families Fight Cancer” with 100 percent of the proceeds benefiting Dana-Farber. Customers also have the opportunity to purchase a reusable shopping bag for $.99 featuring artwork by Jimmy Fund Clinic pediatric patient Aleah Smith, 7, of Centerville, Mass. HomeGoods will contribute $.50 for each bag purchased to the Jimmy Fund.
“We are so grateful to partner again this summer with HomeGoods and its dedicated customers who have generously raised several million for Dana-Farber and the Jimmy Fund in the past 13 years,” said Suzanne Fountain, director of the Jimmy Fund.“Thanks to their unwavering support we are able to continue funding cancer research and care while helping families who are facing this terrible disease.” “We are grateful to our customers and associates who generously support Dana-Farber Cancer Institute and the Jimmy Fund,” said Robyn Arvedon, HomeGoods spokesperson.“We are inspired by their commitment to help families fight cancer.”
Proceeds benefit Dana-Farber Cancer Institute and the Jimmy Fund