We’ve already blogged on this, but here is the QVC press release.
QVC Strides Towards A Cure, One Stylish Step At A Time
QVC and FFANY Collaborate for Charitable Shoe Sale to Battle Breast Cancer
WEST CHESTER, Pa., Oct. 18, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — Contribute to the cure while scoring a great deal. For the 23rd consecutive year, leading video and ecommerce retailer QVC is set to join forces with the Fashion Footwear Association of New York (FFANY) to help conquer breast cancer with its annual QVC Presents “FFANY Shoes on Sale” broadcast event, benefitting various breast cancer research and education institutions.
During the annual QVC Presents “FFANY Shoes on Sale” broadcast, scheduled to air Thursday, October 20 from 6 to 9 PM (ET), shoe aficionados will be offered a chic variety of over 180 donated shoes styles from more than 85 brands. As an added bonus, all shoes will be offered at HALF the manufacturer’s suggested retail price* with a minimum of 80 percent of the purchase price** benefitting various breast cancer research and education institutions, including:
The Abramson Cancer Center of the University of Pennsylvania
The Breast Cancer Research Foundation
The Samuel Oschin Comprehensive Cancer Institute at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center
The Susan F. Smith Center for Women’s Cancers at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
The University of Michigan Comprehensive Cancer Center’s Breast Oncology Program
The University of Pittsburgh Cancer Institute
The Winthrop P. Rockefeller Cancer Institute of the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences
The Alvin J. Siteman Cancer Center at Barnes-Jewish Hospital and Washington University School of Medicine
The Margie and Robert E. Petersen Breast Cancer Research Program at the John Wayne Cancer Institute at Providence Saint John’s Health Center.
The success of this event is contingent upon the generous donations of so many brands. This year, four footwear companies have been designated as Special Pink Benefactors for contributing more than $500,000 worth of shoes each. Nine West Group, which boasts such brands as Nine West, Anne Klein, Bandolino and Easy Spirit; Caleres, offering items from Bzees, Dr. Scholl’s Shoes®, Lifestride, Rykä, Sam Edelman, Franco Sarto, Via Spiga, Fergie Footwear and Carlos By Carlos Santana; Camuto Group, whose donation includes styles from Vince Camuto, Louise Et Cie, Jessica Simpson, Bcbgmaxazria, Bcbgeneration, Ed By Ellen Degeneres and Lucky Brand; and Marc Fisher Footwear, featuring Guess, G By Guess, Indigo Rd., Ivanka Trump, Marc Fisher, Tommy Hilfiger and Tretorn.
Also lending support to QVC Presents “FFANY Shoes on Sale” is Zendaya, actress, singer, dancer, fashion icon and shoe lover, who serves as the spokesperson for the 2016 PSA campaign.
In addition to the broadcast event, shoe lovers can shop the Shoe of the Day, a special style unveiled each weekday from 7 to 9 AM (ET) on QVC during the month of October. Additional styles can be found in the online collection offered on QVC.com beginning October 1 and continuing throughout the month. Shoes will be available beginning in October through QVC.com, the QVC apps or by calling 800.345.1515, while supplies last.
*The manufacturer’s suggested retail price is based on supplier’s representation of value. No sales may have been made at this price.
**Purchase price excludes shipping, handling and tax.