New York, NY, November 25, 2010 --(PR.com
)-- Every Monday from November 29 to December 27, Nourishing USA will be in charge of the gift-wrap station of Barnes & Noble’s East 86th St. & Lexington Ave. location. Energetic, friendly, and informative volunteers will be wrapping items for customers in exchange for donations from 9am to 11pm. Barnes & Noble will provide volunteers with necessary wrapping supplies, workspace, and, above all, an opportunity for them to spread good cheer and information and outreach to those in the neighborhood.
The Community Relations program of Barnes & Noble, Inc. has been generously offering this fundraising opportunity to local charities for several years. Other charities participating include Dorot, Gilda’s Club, and Onebrick.org, to name a few. “Nourishing USA is very honored and excited to be a part of this holiday fundraiser; donations raised will help to fund a variety of programs, and the community will be able to learn more about them. A great way get and give back this holiday season!” says Fundraising Chair Rachel Feldman.
About Nourishing USA
Nourishing USA is a New York based nonprofit with the mission of alleviating the strong correlation between low-income status and poor dietary health. Started in 2008 to address feeble nutrition, poor health and hunger in New York’s East Harlem community, Nourishing USA has grown to work with all five boroughs, and advance their mission of “Nutrition for all” through a three pronged approach of feed, educate and advocate. For more information on Nourishing USA’s programs, and how to get involved, please visit www.nourishingusa.org.
About Barnes & Nobel
Barnes & Noble, Inc. (NYSE: BKS), a Fortune 500 company, is the world’s largest bookseller and the nation’s highest-rated bookselling brand. The company is a leading content, commerce and technology company that provides customers easy and convenient access to books, magazines, newspapers and other content across its multi-channel distribution platform. As of July 31, 2010, the company operates 717 retail bookstores in regional shopping malls, major strip centers and freestanding locations in 50 states, and 633 college bookstores serving nearly 4 million students and faculty members at colleges and universities across the United States.