The inaugural shopping experience invites guests to make a donation to their favorite charity for access to 10 days of exclusive deals from over 400 participating Westfield retailers and restaurants.
Los Angeles, CA, Oct. 15, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Just in time for the start of the holiday shopping season, Westfield announced today a national “Shop Your Heart Out” charitable shopping event to be held at its centers in the U.S. Held October 23 through November 1, guests participating at Westfield destinations will have the chance to donate to their favorite charity to unlock an exclusive offers and discounts from retailers and restaurants such as:
- Abercrombie & Fitch, Adidas, Dick’s Sporting Goods, Eataly, Fabletics, H&M, Hollister, Hot Topic, Kiehl’s, MAC Cosmetics, Macy’s, Michael Kors, Neiman Marcus, Pandora, Steve Madden, Shake Shack, Sketchers, Windsor
“Westfield is committed to making a significant impact in the local communities we serve, especially during these challenging times,” says Marcus Reese, executive vice president, Public Affairs at Unibail-Rodamco-Westfield, operator of Westfield shopping centers. “Through initiatives like ‘Shop Your Heart Out’ and #WestfieldCares, we remain committed to providing opportunities for people to join us in our efforts to support those in need.”
“This year has not been easy for anyone, which is why we wanted to make sure we kicked off the holiday season—a time so many people look forward to—in a special way,” says Ghadi Hobeika, executive vice president, Media Sales, Marketing and Digital at URW. “Shop Your Heart Out is an invitation for the local community to come back and experience all their Westfield mall has to offer, from new services to keep everyone safe and healthy, to amazing and exclusive deals, while also providing an opportunity to give back to the many organizations that have helped our families, friends and neighbors through this difficult time.”
Starting October 14, those that want to take part in the program can buy a ticket online ($10 minimum) at the center’s website, and select a participating charity they wish to have their purchase support. Then, during the ten-day event, guests simply show their digital ticket – coined the “VIP Kind Pass”— to access exclusive shopping deals available in-store at the designated Westfield shopping center. Offers vary by retailer and include 20 percent or more off your purchase; buy one, get one free; and special gift with purchase. More details are available on each center website.
Proceeds from the ticket sales will go to over 140 national and local organizations supporting children’s health and wellness, diversity and inclusion, and economic empowerment, to name a few. A selection of charities and nonprofits partnering with Westfield include:
- Big Brothers Big Sisters, Black Girls CODE, Boys & Girls Club, City Harvest, Dress for Success, Habitat for Humanity, Homeboy Industries, Little Black Pearl, Project Destined, The Showing Hearts Foundation, YMCA
The shopping event continues the company’s #WestfieldCares initiative, which launched in March 2020 to help some of the most vulnerable populations impacted by the COVID-19 crisis. The initiative includes making monetary and in-kind donations to local organizations that serve groups such as those experiencing homelessness, economically disadvantaged families, seniors, and children along with activities thanking local first responders and medical professionals. More information at https://www.westfield.com/westfieldcares
Westfield Rewards members, the company’s industry leading loyalty program, are also eligible to earn double point rewards during “Shop your Heart Out” at participating centers: Century City, Topanga & The Village, Garden State Plaza, Valley Fair, Galleria at Roseville, San Francisco Centre, and UTC.
Further information on ticket sales can be found by visiting https://shopyourheartout.westfield.com
About Unibail-Rodamco-Westfield Unibail-Rodamco-Westfield is the premier global developer and operator of Flagship destinations, with a portfolio valued at €60.4 Bn as at June 30, 2020, of which 86% in retail, 7% in offices, 5% in convention & exhibition venues and 2% in services. Currently, the Group owns and operates 89 shopping centres, including 55 Flagships in the most dynamic cities in Europe and the United States. Its centres welcome 1.2 billion visits per year. Present on two continents and in 12 countries, Unibail-Rodamco-Westfield provides a unique platform for retailers and brand events and offers an exceptional and constantly renewed experience for customers. With the support of its 3,400 professionals and an unparalleled track-record and know-how, Unibail-Rodamco-Westfield is ideally positioned to generate superior value and develop world-class projects. As at June 30, 2020, the Group had a development pipeline of €6.2 Bn. Unibail-Rodamco-Westfield distinguishes itself by its Better Places 2030 agenda, that sets its ambition to create better places that respect the highest environmental standards and contribute to better cities. Unibail-Rodamco-Westfield stapled shares are listed on Euronext Amsterdam and Euronext Paris (Euronext ticker: URW), with a secondary listing in Australia through Chess Depositary Interests. The Group benefits from an A- rating from Standard & Poor’s and from an A3 rating from Moody’s.
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