Tanger continues to support breast cancer research and programs and strengthens its commitment with Tanger Pink 2022
Longstanding Giving Program $18.5 million investment in national breast cancer advocacy work and continued support of nonprofit community organizations
GREENSBORO, North Carolina, September 30, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Tanger Factory Outlet Centers, Inc. (NYSE: SKT) announces the launch of its annual pink campaign in October, building on the company’s commitment to breast cancer research and local breast cancer support groups in communities around the world. she serves. Tangier continues its more than decade-long partnership with the Breast Cancer Research Foundation (BCRF), bringing the organization’s impact to life by spreading the message of its mission – to support those affected by cancer and commit vital funds that help save lives and improve outcomes. In addition to this company-wide partnership, Tangier field teams continue to advocate for organizations in their 37 communities across the United States and Canada with local funding that supports research, care and patient services.
For nearly 30 years, the signature Pink Tangier program has contributed more than $18.5 million towards raising awareness of early detection, funding research programs and supporting people affected by a diagnosis of breast cancer. Since 2011, the initiative has led $4.2 million to BCRF, funding over 84,000 hours of dedicated research. As a values-driven organization that prioritizes philanthropic commitments, Tanger is proud to continue its commitment to help end cancer by advancing the world’s most promising research. The company pursues this mission by enabling its local teams to identify needs in their communities and partner with cancer support organizations that have a direct impact in their own neighborhoods.
BCRF is the highest rated breast cancer research organization United States and the largest private funder of breast cancer research in the world. Tangier’s continued support of the organization is dedicated to securing the work of Dr. Shelley HwangProfessor of Surgery and Head of the Breast Surgical Oncology Department at duke university, which focuses on the latest medical trials to improve cancer diagnostic outcomes and save lives. “We all have the power within us to make a difference in the lives of these patients, and we must embrace it together as a community,” Dr. Hwang noted. “I feel so privileged to be able to partner with BCRF and Tangier to do this important work.”
“Tangier is deeply committed to raising awareness and funding the fight against cancer,” said the executive vice president and chief operating officer of Tangier. Leslie Swanson. “The personal impact of breast cancer on so many of our buyers, team members and families inspires Tanger to continue supporting BCRF, alongside local nonprofit partners in our communities. Contributions The combined efforts of our buyers are helping to provide significant funding for this collective research, which we hope will one day lead to a cure.”
Throughout the month of October, the 37 centers in Tangier in the United States and Canada invite buyers to support breast cancer research and programs. As part of the new 2022 program, the Tanger Pink Savings Card offers two levels of savings at participating stores based on TangerClub status: 15% off a single item and 15% off an entire purchase for Tanger Insiders or 25% off single item and 15% off entire purchase for TangerClub members. Pink Cards are available in physical or digital format and can be purchased online at tangeroutlets.com or locally by visiting Shopping Services. The participating brands this year Pink Tangier the program includes Colombia, J.Crew, Under Armour, Old Navy, Vera Bradley, Adidas, Puma and American Eagle. To learn more about Pink Tangier 2022, please visit tangeroutlets.com/pink and connect with Tanger Outlets on Facebook and Instagram.
Pink Tangier 2022 continues the company’s relentless commitment to a better shared future for its local communities. The October program follows the company’s September education initiative, rewarding more than $160,000 to local schools through TangerKids grants. During this program, Tangier has partnered with local educators to enrich learning opportunities for students, including grants to support more inclusive classroom environments for underserved schools and scholars.
About Tangier Outlet Centers:
Tanger Factory Outlet Centers, Inc. (NYSE: SKT) is a leading operator of outdoor, upscale outlet centers that owns (or has an interest in) and/or manages a portfolio of 37 centers with an additional center currently under development. Tangier’s operating properties are located in 20 states and Canada, totaling approximately 14.0 million square feet, leased to more than 2,700 stores operated by more than 600 different brand companies. The company has over 41 years of experience in the point-of-sale industry and is a publicly traded REIT. For more information about Tanger Outlet Centers, call 1-800-4TANGER or visit the company’s website at tangeroutlets.com.
About the Breast Cancer Research Foundation
Breast cancer is a complex disease with no simple solution. Research is the key to stopping it in its tracks. Founded in 1993 by Evelyn H. Lauder, the Breast Cancer Research Foundation is the largest private funder of breast cancer research in the world. We invest in the best minds in science, those who study metastasis prevention, and encourage interdisciplinary collaboration. Our approach accelerates the entire field and brings us closer to the answers we urgently need. We can’t stop now. Join us in fueling the world’s most promising research. With you, we will be the end of breast cancer. Learn more and get involved at BCRF.org.
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