Stewart’s Shops is again teaming up with
customers and media partners for the Holiday
Match program. Last year, Stewart’s matched
customer donations of more than $670,000 for a
total of $1.34 million.
Since 1986, the Holiday Match program has
donated over $17 million to thousands of local
Through Christmas Day, Stewart’s will match
individual donations made to the Holiday Match
program in all 331 shops in New York and Vermont.
All the money donated goes to charity; there are
no administrative costs.
Last year the company was able to help 1,440 different organizations and thousands of children, said Stewart’s Foundation President Susan Dake.
Stewart’s Holiday Match is a 501c3 foundation; all donations are tax-deductible. Stewart’s accepts funds from groups or businesses, but only matches individual donations. Local children’s organizations can pick up an application throughout the holidays at any Stewart’s Shop; or apply online at stewartsshops.com. The deadline for submission is Jan. 31.
All groups applying must be locally based, benefit children under 18, and be a qualified, charitable 501c3 organization. A brochure listing all the organizations in the 30 county area that received funds last season will also be available in all Stewart’s Shops.