Books-A-Million, Inc. (Nasdaq/NM: BAMM) today announced that since 2005 it has collected over $1,590,000 in donations from customers. For the 2013 holiday season, customer donations totaled $106,256. 100% of the money donated goes to The Salvation Army units that are local to BAM’s stores in 33 states and the District of Columbia.
“The Salvation Army provides hope and relief for disaster victims and BAM! is very proud that, through the generosity of our customers, we are able to help those in need this holiday season,” said Terrance G. Finley, President and Chief Executive Officer of Books-A-Million, Inc.
“We are so very thankful every year for this partnership,” says area commander Major Bob Parker. “The holidays are a time for giving and this gift will help us throughout the year. Books-A-Million continues to be a valued partner of The Salvation Army as we strive to build stronger communities and serve those in need.”
Books-A-Million customers and associates have a long tradition of aiding The Salvation Army’s efforts during its annual holiday drives and also in the aftermath of natural disasters throughout the United States and the world.About Books-A-Million, Inc. Books-A-Million, Inc. is one of the nation’s leading book retailers and sells on the Internet at www.booksamillion.com. The Company presently operates 258 stores in 33 states and the District of Columbia. The Company operates large superstores under the names Books-A-Million (BAM!), Books & Co. and 2nd & Charles and traditional bookstores operating under the names Bookland and Books-A-Million. Also included in the Company’s retail operations is the operation of Yogurt Mountain Holding, LLC, a retailer and franchisor of self-serve frozen yogurt stores with 41 locations. The Company also develops and manages commercial real estate investments through its subsidiary, Preferred Growth Properties. The common stock of Books-A-Million, Inc. is traded on the NASDAQ Global Select Market under the symbol BAMM. For more information, visit the Company’s corporate website at www.booksamillioninc.com. Follow Books-A-Million on Twitter ( http://twitter.com/booksamillion) and like us on Facebook ( http://facebook.com/booksamillion).