Tanger Outlet Center in Branson makes Donation to Fight Breast Cancer and Assist Families Impacted by Breast Cancer
Branson, MO – The Tanger Outlet Center in Branson raised and is donating over $59,000 for the battle against breast cancer. During this season of hope and giving, Tanger made its local donation of $45,598.49 to Breast Cancer Foundation of the Ozarks (BCFO) to assist in giving help and hope to families impacted by breast cancer in Taney and Stone Counties. A check was presented to Mary Beth O’Reilly, BCFO Founder, along with several members of of BCFO Board of Directors and BCFO Board of Trustees during a during a holiday gathering at the O’Reilly home on December 16. Tanger Outlet Center in Branson is also contributing $13,570 to Tanger’s national donation to The Breast Cancer Reseach Foundation to support their mission to find a cure for this devastating disease.
“It takes all of us working together with a common focus and determination to beat this terrible disease,” stated Steven B. Tanger, President and Chief Executive Officer for Tanger Factory Outlet Centers, Inc. “I am proud of our Tanger Team members in Branson for their continued hard work in fighting breast cancer and I thank our shoppers for supporting Tanger’s mission to find a cure.”
Tanger’s 2011 PinkStyle Campaign ran September 15th – October 25th with funds being raised through the sale of the popular TangerStyle Pink Cards. For a $1 donation to local breast cancer beneficiaries, Tanger customers received a special Pink Card that provided 25% bonus savings at participating Tanger Outlet stores. Funds for Breast Cancer Research Foundation were raised through the sale of Powerful Pink Cards that offered 30% bonus savings and a chance to win fabulous prizes ranging from a spa vacation to a new pink iPad.
In addition to the sale of Pink Cards, Tanger raised money to fight breast cancer through their annual 5K Run/Walk and a couples golf scramble tournament.
With its primary mission to help save lives, Tanger’s Annual Breast Cancer Awareness Campaign creates awareness for the importance of early detection and helps raise the money necessary to support ongoing breast cancer research. Tanger’s campaign also helps fund many important programs and facilities designed to improve the quality of life for breast cancer patients.
As part of its annual PinkStyle Campaign, Tanger Outlets in 24 states topped the $1 million mark in funds raised for the cause, for the fourth consecutive year. Since 1994, Tanger has donated over $10 million to fight breast cancer nationally.
The Tanger Outlet Center in Branson features over 65 brand name and designer outlet stores. The Tanger center is conveniently located at 300 Tanger Blvd., just off Highway 76, 2 miles west of US Highway 65.
About Tanger Factory Outlet Centers, Inc.
Tanger Factory Outlet Centers, Inc., (NYSE:SKT) is a publicly-traded REIT headquartered in Greensboro, North Carolina that presently operates and owns, or has an ownership interest in, a portfolio of 38 upscale outlet shopping centers in 25 states coast-to-coast, totaling approximately 11.6 million square feet leased to over 2,400 stores that are operated by more than 415 different brand name companies. More than 175 million shoppers visit Tanger Outlet Centers annually. For more information on Tanger Outlet Centers, call 1-800-4 TANGER or visit the company’s web site at www.tangeroutlet.com.
About Breast Cancer Foundation of the Ozarks
Breast Cancer Foundation of the Ozarks is a local 501(c) 3 not-for-profit organization. BCFO reaches out to friends and neighbors who have been affected by breast cancer. BCFO offers personal support and comfort in real and practical ways, providing support networks, mentor programs, a full range of resources regarding breast cancer awareness, diagnosis and treatment, where to find related community services, and more.
Crystal Webster, Executive Director