20th Anniversary of Champions for Charity at Americana Manhasset (12/3-6)!

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In less than 2 weeks we can enjoy some guilt-free shopping! Since 1996, Americana Manhasset (and Wheatley Plaza) has been running Champions for Charity, an annual holiday shopping benefit event to raise money for the non-profit community. Basically, you can do your holiday shopping with the comfort of knowing that some of your money is going to benefit various non-profit organizations (over 100) with their missions. Over 70 of its stores participate to support non-profit growth while also making it a memorable experience for the shoppers! This year, they have added an extra day giving us 4 days to enjoy feeling good about our purchases running from Thursday, December 3rd – Sunday, December 6th.

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Mentioned on the Manhasset Americana website, there is a lot the shoppers can expect during the charity event weekend, from complimentary gift wrapping to personal shopping and concierge services. Last year’s event weekend raised over $850,000, and over $8.5 million since 1996. This year, Champions for Charity has a goal of reaching $1 million, so get on your shopping boots and hit the ground running!

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HOW IT WORKS

Participating Americana Manhasset, select Wheatley Plaza stores and restaurants donate a percentage of designated full-price pre-tax purchases to the participating organization of the customer’s choice. All you have to do is register for a your free CHAMPION CARD and designate 25% of your full-price pre-tax purchases to the charity of your choice.

Americana Manhasset GiftCards purchased during Champions for Charity® are eligible for a 10% donation. Americana Manhasset GiftCards purchased AND redeemed during Champions for Charity® are eligible for a 25% donation. American Express® Gift Cards are not eligible for the donation. Participating store gift certificates and special order merchandise are subject to individual store policy.

Full List of Participating Store
Full List of Participating Organizations

LOCATION: Americana Manhasset & Wheatley Plaza (Northern Blvd | Manhasset & Greenvale)
DATE: Thursday, December 3 – Sunday December 6
TIME: Regular store hours
PARTICIPATE: Register for your free Champion Card

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