MILWAUKEE (WIFR) -- Bon-Ton Stores, parent company for Bergener's, Younkers, Boston Store, Carson's, Elder-Beerman, Herberger's, and Bon-Ton department stores, have raised over $436,000 through its partnership with the Boys & Girls Club of America and Club alum Mario Lopez. The Give the Gift of a Great Future campaign ran from November 29 to December 24th.
Customers were given the opportunity to purchase an exclusive plush teddy bear dressed in a holiday scarf for $7 or make a $3 donation at any of Bon-Ton's stores with 100% of the net proceeds donated to the Boys & Girls Club of America. On Facebook fans spread the cheer by sharing a variety of virtual holiday greeting cards with friends and family. Bon-Ton donated $1 to BGCA for every card shared.
Additionally,The Bon-Ton Stores, Inc. initiated a job placement program that provided jobs in our stores to more than 200 Club youth during the holiday season.