NEW ALBANY, Ohio--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan. 22, 2014--
Abercrombie & Fitch Co. (NYSE:ANF) today announced their partnership
with World Vision, a global humanitarian organization dedicated to
working with children, families, and communities to tackle the causes of
Abercrombie & Fitch began working with World Vision in 2013 and
contributes to the organization’s Gifts in Kind program. This
allows A&F to donate unused and undamaged product to people in need. In
2013 Abercrombie & Fitch sent over $2 million in product. A&F has
committed to donate product valued at over $3 million during 2014 and
looks forward to a long-term relationship with World Vision.
“We are inspired by World Vision’s dedication to providing aid for
children and families in need and want to do our part to give back,”
said Shane Berry, Vice President of Sustainability for Abercrombie &
Fitch. “Our ongoing partnership with World Vision is a great opportunity
for A&F to lend our support to this terrific cause.”
“World Vision has already received a large amount of quality product
from the Abercrombie & Fitch brands and we look forward to working
together to improve the lives of children around the world,” said Jeff
Fields of World Vision. “We know these donations will have a lasting
impact in the communities we serve worldwide.”
This partnership is part of A&F’s overall philanthropic commitment to
give back and make a positive impact in communities around the world.
For more information visit www.anfcares.org.
About World Vision
World Vision is a Christian humanitarian organization dedicated to
working with children, families, and their communities worldwide to
reach their full potential by tackling the causes of poverty and
injustice. For more information, visit www.worldvision.org/press
or at @WorldVisionNews on Twitter.
About Abercrombie & Fitch
Abercrombie & Fitch Co. is a leading global specialty retailer of
high-quality, casual apparel for Men, Women and Kids with an active,
youthful lifestyle under its Abercrombie & Fitch, abercrombie, Hollister
and Gilly Hicks brands. The company currently operates 890 stores in the
United States and 166 stores across Canada, Europe, Asia and Australia.
The Company also operates e-commerce websites at www.abercrombie.com,
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