Macy's Donates $3,000 to Excel Village Center for Learning

Donation supports the organization's mission to create leaders.

Macy's Strategic Partnership With Excel Village

Excel Village announced Macy's donated $3,000 to support the organization's mission to create leaders with winning futures. The donation will support Excel Village girls' mentoring programs which includes training mentors, developing & designing career and life-skills mentoring materials and scholarships. Excel Village is currently partnering with schools throughout the United States including Charlotte Mecklenburg Schools, Rock Hill, South Carolina Schools, Detroit, Michigan Schools and many others. Established in 2015, the organization is passionate about making a difference in the lives of students of all ages and remains committed to its partnership with local school districts.

"Our goal is to make the future bright by creating leaders with winning futures for girls in 5th-12th grades by providing a curriculum of career planning, life-skills development focused on science, technology, engineering, math, finance, arts and business (STEM-FAB)," said Dr. Lisa Lindsay Wicker, Founder and CEO. "We are fortunate to have Macy's Corporate Giving as a strategic partner as we strive to enhance the lives of youth through mentoring, scholarship and education."

"Macy's is committed to working with organizations such as Excel Village to give back and 'Make Life Shine Brighter' through service to our communities," said Patrick Malambri, II, Vice President and Manager for Macy's Northlake and SouthPark Stores. "We are proud to support organizations like Excel Village and to be an integral part of the local communities we serve as an employer, as a hub for both connection and commerce, and as a responsible corporate citizen."

About Excel Village Center for Learning: Established in 2015, Excel Village Center for Learning is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization whose mission is to create leaders with winning futures for girls in 5th-12th grades by working with local community school districts. As a positive force within the community, Excel Village's impact is guided by a curriculum of career planning in science, technology, engineering math and finance, arts and business (STEM-FAB) and life-skills.

About Macy's: Macy's, the largest retail brand of Macy's, Inc., delivers fashion and affordable luxury to customers at approximately 650 locations in 44 states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico and Guam, as well as to customers in the U.S. and more than 100 international destinations through its leading online store at Via its stores, e-commerce site, mobile and social platforms, Macy's offers distinctive assortments including the most desired family of exclusive and fashion brands for him, her and home. Macy's is known for such epic events as Macy's 4th of July Fireworks® and the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade®, as well as spectacular fashion shows, culinary events, flower shows

Source: Excel Village