GREEN BAY, Wis., Sept. 9, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Beginning September 15, Shopko customers will be able to "Support the Cure" when they purchase select ladies activewear and accessories at their local Shopko store. Shopko has teamed up with the Breast Cancer Research Foundation and apparel company West Coast Novelty Group, one of the organization's Corporate Sponsors, to offer an expanded line of "Support the Cure" merchandise at all Shopko stores.
The Breast Cancer Research Foundation is a nonprofit organization that focuses exclusively on providing necessary funding for doctors and scientists to continue their research toward finding a cure for breast cancer. When customers purchase "Support the Cure" merchandise at Shopko they will support a donation of $100,000 to the Breast Cancer Research Foundation which is being made by West Coast Novelty Group.
Shopko stores will feature "Support the Cure" branded apparel for ladies including graphic short-sleeve and long-sleeve tees as well as socks, hats, bags, drinkware, hoodies and fleece tops, all with the familiar "pink ribbon" logo. Prices on Shopko's "Support the Cure" branded merchandise range from $3.99 to $24.99.
"Support the Cure" merchandise is available from September 15 through November 2 at all Shopko and Shopko Hometown stores and also online at www.shopko.com.
Founded in 1962 and headquartered in Green Bay, Wisconsin, Shopko Stores Operating Co., LLC is a $3 billion retailer that operates over 325 stores in 21 states throughout the Midwest, Mountain, North Central and Pacific Northwest regions. Retail formats include 134 Shopko stores, providing quality name-brand merchandise, great values, pharmacy and optical services in small to mid-sized cities; 176 Shopko Hometown locations, a smaller concept store developed to meet the needs of smaller communities; 5 Shopko Express Rx stores, a convenient neighborhood drugstore concept; and 18 Shopko Pharmacy locations. For more information, visit www.shopko.com.
Shopko is owned by an affiliate of Sun Capital Partners, Inc., a leading private investment firm focused on leverage buyouts, equity, debt, and other investments in market-leading companies.