WHAT IS FRIENDS HELPING FRIENDS?

Friends Helping Friends day is an opportunity for every local non-profit (501c and 170c1) organization (holding a Federal Tax ID#) to raise funds for their group by selling shopping passes to the event.  In October 2017, Friends Helping Friends day was a tremendous success, raising over $600,000 for service organizations in communities with Boscov’s stores throughout Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Delaware, New York, Maryland and Ohio.

WHEN IS FRIENDS HELPING FRIENDS DAY?
Boscov’s will once again host our popular Friends Helping Friends day on Tuesday, October 16, 2018.

WHY SHOULD I PARTICIPATE?
Friends Helping Friends makes fundraising for your non-profit organization simple and easy! 

1)  It’s Free!  There is no cost or obligation to any participating organization.  Your organization will be supplied with $5 shopping passes, as many as you want to sell to friends, neighbors and family.  Your organization keeps the entire $5 from every shopping pass sold.

2)  It’s Easy!  Boscov’s supplies the passes, signs, advertising and free refreshments served throughout the day in our store on Friends Helping Friends day.  It is truly a terrific opportunity for your group and its supporters.

3)  You Can Qualify for Bonus Awards!  After Friends Helping Friends Day, each Boscov’s location will award $100 to an organization selected by random drawing from all the organizations that are participating.

HOW DO I PARTICIPATE?

Every 501c and 170c1 non-profit organization is eligible to participate in Friends Helping Friends. 

Step #1: Contact the Friends Helping Friends representative at your local store.  See the complete listing of stores and representatives under “Contact Us”.

Step #2: Your representative will provide you with a registration packet.  Please be sure to include your group’s Federal Tax ID number on the Organization Sign Up sheet.  After completing the form(s), please return to the store where you want your group to be registered, by mail, email or fax no later than September 10, 2018.

Step #3: Your representative will contact you when your paperwork has been received and your shopping passes are available for pick up at your local store’s Courtesy Desk.

Step #4: Pick up your shopping passes and signs at your local Boscov’s Courtesy Desk and start selling!

WHAT IS A FRIENDS HELPING FRIENDS SHOPPING PASS?

Everyone who purchases a $5 Friends Helping Friends pass receives a 25% discount shopping pass* for purchases made only on Tuesday, October 16, 2018, at all Boscov’s locations (not valid online.)  In addition, they are eligible to win fabulous register-to-win prizes including shopping sprees and more!

*Certain brands and categories of merchandise cannot be included in the discount offer.  All included departments are clearly described on the pass.  A complete listing of inclusions is available in our Frequently Asked Questions.

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