Backdoor Friends Purebred Cat Rescue of Farmington Hills, MI is raising funds to care for the cats in their care who need veterinary care, food and medicine by participating in the Bon*Ton family of department stores’ annual Community Days fundraising event. Sponsored by the Bon*Ton family of department stores since 1999, Community Day is an annual fundraising event to benefit schools, non-profit and 501(c)(3) organizations. The Bon*Ton family of stores includes Bon*Ton, Bergener’s, Boston Store, Carson’s, Elder-Beerman, Berberger’s, Younkers, and Parisian in the Detroit area. The event, which has raised $96 million over the past 13 years, has been expanded for the first time to two days: Friday, November 9, 2012 from 9 a.m. to 10 p.m., and Saturday, November 10, 2012 from 6 a.m. to 10 p.m., including furniture galleries.
For a $5 donation, you get a coupon book good at all Bon*Ton family of department stores during the 2012 Community Days. The contents of each booklet is worth over $400, and 100% of each donation goes to Backdoor Friends Purebred Cat Rescue (BDF).
Each booklet has:
- (1) coupon worth $10 off on a $10 or more item.
- (1) Tiered shopping pass for 20%/15%/10% off each regular or sale priced item.
- (1) 30% Early bird coupon, to drive traffic from 6am-10am on Saturday, November 10.
- (16) Merchandise offers: Customers must have the coupon to receive the special pricing on these offers.
- (2) Web Exclusive Offers
The volunteers of Backdoor Friends Purebred Cat Rescue (BDF), a non-profit 501 (c)(3) corporation, no-kill facility, rescue and care for purebred and non-purebred cats in the metropolitan Detroit area by taking them in, providing medical care, and placing them in loving foster homes while seeking to place them in forever homes. Readers of my blog and those who follow me on my Facebook page would be familiar with BDF, as several BDF kitties have been featured as my adoptable cats of the week.
There are a few ways you may get your Community Days coupon book(s) to benefit BDF:
I’m giving away a coupon book on my blog, The Musings Of A Crazy Cat Lady. In order to enter for the giveaway, please leave a non-anonymous comment (anonymous comments won’t be eligible) on my Giveaways page by 11:59 p.m. eastern time, Tuesday, October 30, 2012. The winner will be contacted in order to a mailing address.
So you say you don’t live in Michigan – that’s no matter. Community Days coupon books may be purchased online directly from the Bon*Ton website. All you need to do is select the quantity you wish to purchase and add them to your shopping cart. Standard shipping is FREE and the fee will be subtracted during the last step of the checkout. Bon*Ton keeps track of all the coupon books purchased online via the special BDF link and forwards all donations to BDF!
Community Days coupon books may be purchased at the Backdoor Friends Cat Shoppe at 35562 Grand River Ave. in Farmington Hills and also at the Parisian department store at the Laurel Park Place mall in Livonia, MI from 12 p.m. to 2 p.m. on Sun. Oct. 14, Weds., Oct. 17, Fri., Oct. 19, Sun., Oct. 21, and Fri., Nov. 2.