The Bon-Ton Store, Inc. Raises $215,000 for Boys & Girls Clubs of America

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The Bon-Ton Stores, Inc. (NASDAQ: BONT), which operates Bon-Ton, Boston Store, Bergner’s, Carson’s, Elder-Beerman, Herberger’s and Younkers stores raised $215,000 for Boys & Girls Clubs of America during its ‘Give the Gift of a Great Future’ holiday campaign.

The Bon-Ton Stores, Inc. (NASDAQ: BONT), which operates Bon-Ton, Boston Store, Bergner’s, Carson’s, Elder-Beerman, Herberger’s and Younkers stores raised $215,000 for Boys & Girls Clubs of America during its ‘Give the Gift of a Great Future’ holiday campaign. Customers were given three different opportunities to donate to the nation’s number one advocate for youth serving nearly four million kids and teens during out-of-school time. Since 1994, The Bon-Ton Stores, Inc. has donated more than $2.2 million to Boys & Girls Clubs of America.

“We are thrilled with the support that our local communities showed for Boys & Girls Club of America,” said Kathryn Bufano, President and Chief Executive Officer, The Bon-Ton Stores, Inc. “At Bon-Ton we believe it is important to give back to the communities we serve.”

“For more than a decade, Bon-Ton stores and customers have made a difference by supporting Boys & Girls Clubs of America and our mission to enable all kids and teens to achieve a great future,” said Jim Clark, President and CEO, Boys & Girls Clubs of America. “We are grateful for their commitment to making a difference in the lives of the youth around the country.”

Customers were presented with three ways to get involved with the ‘Give the Gift of a Great Future’ campaign.
1.) Purchase Cinnamon the Bear: An exclusive 2015 Teddy Bear was sold in stores and online with 100 percent of the net proceeds donated to Boys & Girls Clubs of America.
2.) Make a Donation: Shoppers had the opportunity to make a $3 donation to Boys & Girls Clubs of America while in-store and, in return, received $15 off a $30 their next purchase.
3.) Bring Back, Give Back: Customers who shopped at any Bon-Ton, Boston Store, Bergner’s, Carson’s, Elder-Beerman, Herberger’s and Younkers store during the campaign received an exclusive gift guide with special shopping offers. This booklet included a “give back” page which could be filled out and “brought back” to any store location. For every “give back” page customers “brought back” to the store, The Bon-Ton Stores, Inc. made a $1 donation to Boys & Girls Clubs of America.

To learn more about how to support Boys & Girls Clubs of America and give kids the Gift of a Great Future visit http://www.bonton.com/bgca.

About The Bon-Ton Stores, Inc.
The Bon-Ton Stores, Inc., with corporate headquarters in York, Pennsylvania and Milwaukee, Wisconsin, operates 268 stores, which includes nine furniture galleries and four clearance centers, in 26 states in the Northeast, Midwest and upper Great Plains under the Bon-Ton, Bergner’s, Boston Store, Carson’s, Elder-Beerman, Herberger’s and Younkers nameplates. The stores offer a broad assortment of national and private brand fashion apparel and accessories for women, men and children, as well as cosmetics and home furnishings. The Bon-Ton Stores, Inc. is an active and positive participant in the communities it serves.

For store locations and information visit http://www.bonton.com. Join the conversation and be inspired by following Bon-Ton on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Pinterest and the fashion, beauty and lifestyle blog, #LoveStyle.

About Boys & Girls Clubs of America
For more than 100 years, Boys & Girls Clubs of America (GreatFutures.org) has enabled young people most in need to achieve Great Futures as productive, caring, responsible citizens. Today, more than 4,000 Clubs serve nearly 4 million young people annually through Club membership and community outreach. Clubs are located in cities, towns, public housing and on Native American lands throughout the country, and serve military families in BGCA-affiliated Youth Centers on U.S. military installations worldwide. They provide a safe place, caring adult mentors, fun, friendship, and high-impact youth development programs on a daily basis during critical non-school hours. Priority programs emphasize academic success, good character and citizenship, and healthy lifestyles. In a Harris Survey of alumni, 54 percent said the Club saved their lives. National headquarters are located in Atlanta. Learn more at http://www.bgca.org/facebook and http://bgca.org/twitter.

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