Customers who donate at any of the Bon-Ton Stores during the Goodwill Holiday Sale can also pledge their support for Goodwill's mission by registering their donations on, www.millionactsofgoodwill.com. When individuals register, they will receive a coupon for an additional 25 percent off to use at any Bon-Ton Stores location and will also be able to play the "Closet Clean-Out Giveaway Instant Win Game," for a chance to win a Bon-Ton gift card instantly, and they will be entered into a sweepstakes for a chance to have their Bon-Ton Stores credit card paid off, up to $5,000!
ABOUT GOODWILL INDUSTRIES INTERNATIONAL
Goodwill Industries International is a network of 165 community-based agencies in
the United States
with 14 affiliates in 13 other countries. Goodwill is one of America's top 25 most inspirational companies (Forbes, 2012). Goodwill agencies are innovative and sustainable social enterprises that fund job training programs, employment placement services and other community-based programs by selling donated clothing and household items in more than 2,700 stores and online at
Local Goodwill agencies also build revenue and create jobs by contracting with businesses and government to provide a wide range of commercial services, including packaging and assembly, food service preparation, and document imaging and shredding. In 2011, more than 4.2 million people in
the United States
benefited from Goodwill's career services. Goodwill channels 82 percent of its revenues directly into its programs and services. To find a Goodwill location near you, use the online locator at
, or call (800) GOODWILL. Follow us on Twitter: @GoodwillIntl, or find us on Facebook: GoodwillIntl.
About The Bon-Ton Stores, Inc. (NASDAQ: BONT)
The Bon-Ton Stores, Inc., with corporate headquarters in
, operates 273 department stores in 24 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 and, in the
, area, under the Parisian nameplate. These stores include 11 furniture galleries. 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 is an active and positive participant in the communities it serves. The Goodwill Sale event is a long-standing charitable partnership the company developed to support and build strong communities. For further information, please visit the investor relations section of the company's web site at
SOURCE Goodwill Industries International