Horizon Goodwill Industries Partners With Christopher & Banks For Nationwide Charitable Event

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National retailer will provide discounts to customers that make donations to the nonprofit.

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"When businesses choose to have a corporate social responsibility program like this then everyone wins."- John McCain, CEO of Horizon Goodwill Industries.

Goodwill®, the United States' leading workforce development nonprofit and Christopher & Banks, a national specialty retail company, who provides an assortment of expressive styles for women of all sizes, have partnered for the Goodwill Giving Event, encouraging individuals to donate to their local Goodwill store in exchange for coupons valid at Christopher & Banks stores. Christopher & Banks provides its customers with consistent style and exceptional service and believes in shopping for a cause.

Beginning Thursday, August 30, 2018, donors at seven retail stores and Attended Donation Centers participating Goodwill community-based organizations will earn coupons worth $10 valid on their purchase at any Christopher & Banks retail stores or via online at http://www.christopherandbanks.com.

"We are thankful for the partnership with Christopher & Banks," said John McCain, CEO of Horizon Goodwill Industries. "When businesses choose to have a corporate social responsibility program like this then everyone wins. The company wins by giving back, the shoppers purchase new items with a discount, and we receive donations that will help individuals get the training and job placement assistance they desire."

More than 90 percent of the revenue from the sale of goods in Goodwill stores is used to create employment placement, job training and educational opportunities for people. Horizon Goodwill Industries uses the income from the sale of products to provide career service opportunities for people in their communities. When consumers donate used items, they help people in their community gain the work skills they need to get ahead and care for their families.

"The Goodwill Giving Event and our collaboration with Goodwill is an opportunity for our company, as well as our customers, to make a positive impact in the lives of others," said Keri Jones, CEO of Christopher & Banks. "Christopher & Banks always strives to be a good neighbor and invest in the success of the communities where we operate."
For more information on the sale and learn participating locations, please visit https://my.goodwill.org/sites/communities/Marketing-Communications/Pages/Partnerships.aspx

Tracie Hovey
Public Relations Contact
Horizon Goodwill Industries
Monica Dahl
SVP, Chief Marketing Officer, Omni-Channel & PR
Christopher & Banks
Phone: 763-551-5016

About Horizon Goodwill: Goodwill has been rated #1 above the global brands Amazon and Google for the Brand World Value Rankings for 2016. Horizon Goodwill Industries, whose mission is "Removing Barriers, Creating Opportunities," is a non-profit organization dedicated to ensuring that all people have access to employment despite significant obstacles. Horizon Goodwill serves over 7,000 clients annually in a 17-county region that includes parts of the states of Maryland, Pennsylvania, Virginia, and West Virginia. For more information, please visit http://www.horizongoodwill.org.

About Christopher & Banks: Christopher & Banks Corporation is a Minneapolis-based national specialty retailer featuring exclusively designed privately branded women's apparel and accessories. As of August 24, 2018, the Company operates 461 stores in 45 states consisting of 313 MPW stores, 79 Outlet stores, 36 Christopher & Banks stores, and 33 stores in its women's plus size clothing division CJ Banks. The Company also operates the http://www.christopherandbanks.com eCommerce website.

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