SAS GOES PINK TO SUPPORT BREAST CANCER AWARENESS MONTH
Friday, September 30, 2016
Posted by: NSRA
Limited Edition, Texas-made Shoes Benefit Living Beyond Breast Cancer® and the Fashion Footwear Association of New York and Its Charitable Foundation
SAN ANTONIO, TX (September 30, 2016) – Breast Cancer has touched all of our lives in one way or another. This October, SAS has teamed up with Living Beyond Breast Cancer (LBBC), the Fashion Footwear Association of New York (FFANY) and QVC© to raise support and awareness for this disease.
SAS is proud to support these efforts with the sale of the Sunny LTD loafer in limited edition colors: Rose Water and Magenta Web and the Faith LTD sandal in limited edition colors: Pink & Silver. The Texas-made Sunny LTD and Faith LTD are handcrafted from only the finest leather and quality materials. SASshoes.com
“SAS is dedicated to supporting this great cause. By joining hands with LBBC and FFANY in the fight against breast cancer, SAS is proud to support programs that are committed to the health and wellbeing of those affected by this terrible disease. We are grateful for the impact these organizations are making in their areas and are humbled by the opportunity to show our support,” says San Antonio Shoemakers CEO, Nancy Richardson.
Living Beyond Breast Cancer® Shop to Support
LBBC provides trusted breast cancer information and a community of educational and emotional support to help people whose lives have been impacted by breast cancer. LBBC programs and services are delivered for free to those in need. A portion of the proceeds from each sale of SAS’s Sunny LTD Rose Water loafer and Faith LTD Pink and Silver sandal will benefit these LBBC resources. http://www.lbbc.org/how-you-can-help/shop-support
The Sunny LTD Rose Water loafer and Faith LTD Pink and Silver sandals will be available at select SAS locations during the month of October and at www.SASshoes.com
QVC Presents "FFANY SHOES ON SALE"
This fall, QVC and the charitable foundation of the Fashion Footwear Association of New York (FFANY) are joining forces once again for the annual QVC Presents “FFANY Shoes on Sale” broadcast, scheduled to air Thursday, October 20th from 6 to 9 PM (ET).
This three-hour broadcast event will offer shoppers chic shoes 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, all part of FFANY’s commitment to first-step breast cancer research and QVC’s ongoing commitment to support charitable causes that promote the success and wellness of women through the power of relationships. Since its inception, QVC Presents “FFANY Shoes on Sale” has sold over 1.8 million pairs of shoes and generated more than $50 million to benefit leading breast cancer research and education institutions. Learn more at www.FFANY.org
*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.
Learn more about SAS’s Partnerships here:
In 1976, San Antonio Shoemakers (SAS) started a quiet revolution in footwear offering superb craftsmanship and extraordinary comfort. Co-founders Terry Armstrong and Lew Hayden countered a national trend of diminishing quality and cheap foreign manufacturing when they began making shoes that set a new standard in footwear. Today, the company still makes handcrafted shoes in Texas to exacting standards with the very best materials available, making its own shoe forms so that it can offer an unparalleled fit—88 sizes for women and 104 for men—and astonishing comfort. Carried in 200+ SAS stores and in retailers in the United States, Canada, Mexico, Australia, Korea, Kuwait, UAE, Saudi Arabia, Panama, Chile, Israel, and England—the San Antonio Shoemakers brand is a humble American success story, and continues to be a family-owned enterprise driven by an obsession with fit and quality. Inspiring an ardent customer-base for decades, San Antonio Shoemakers continues to take extra steps, so customers can too. SASshoes.com
About Living Beyond Breast Cancer®:
Nationally recognized for high quality programs and services, Living Beyond Breast Cancer (LBBC) connects people with trusted breast cancer information and a community of support. With the support of volunteers, donors and the nation’s foremost healthcare professionals providing medical and emotional assistance, all of Living Beyond Breast Cancer services are offered for no or little cost.. For more information, please visit LBBC.org
About FFANY and its Fashion Footwear Charitable Foundation (FFCF)
The Fashion Footwear Charitable Foundation was created to support ongoing research and education programs in the fight against breast cancer and is supported by members of the Fashion Footwear Association of New York (FFANY). Donated footwear is sold on live television through QVC during the Fashion Footwear Charitable Foundation’s annual charity benefit, QVC Presents “FFANY Shoes on Sale.” Funds are distributed to leading breast cancer research and education institutions across the United States, including beneficiaries for the 2016 event: 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 Fashion Footwear Charitable Foundation makes its home at 274 Madison Avenue, Suite 1701, New York, NY 10016, www.FFANY.org
QVC, the Q and Q Ribbon Logo are registered service marks of ER Marks, Inc. and QVC, Inc.