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Catherines Plus Sizes Raises Over $132K In Support Of The American Diabetes Association

COLUMBUS, Ohio, Jan. 22, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Catherines Plus Sizes is thrilled to announce that the Brand has raised over $132K in support of the American Diabetes Association (ADA).

Since 2009, Catherines has raised more than $1.4M to support the ADA's mission to prevent and cure diabetes and to improve the lives of all those affected by diabetes.

"We are thankful to Catherines for their generosity by raising funds that support the ADA as we fight to bend the curve on diabetes," said Chief Executive Officer of the ADA Tracey D. Brown. "Currently, nearly half of American adults have diabetes or prediabetes. We must do more to increase awareness and magnify the urgency around this devastating disease."

Throughout the holiday campaign, Catherines supported ADA's community education programs, research and advocacy through multiple opportunities, including register round-ups in the Brand's locations nationwide, an exclusive ADA-dedicated t-shirt and customer communication.

Catherines also spread awareness of the American Diabetes Association by utilizing a special "proud supporter of the American Diabetes Association" tag on brand marketing.

For more information on Catherines, please visit Catherines.com.

Follow Catherines on social media:
Facebook: Facebook.com/CatherinesPlusSizes
Instagram & Twitter: @CatherinesPlus

About Catherines: Catherines Plus Sizes occupies a special niche in the marketplace for extended plus sizes. The brand is the fashion and fit authority for women sizes 16W–34W and 0X–5X, including petites, inspiring women to feel stylish, beautiful and confident. With nearly 400 locations nationwide, Catherines seeks to engage and inspire the women they serve. Please visit catherines.com for store locations and the newest fashion arrivals.

Catherines is a wholly owned subsidiary of ascena retail group, inc. (ASNA). Catherines supports ascena's larger mission to provide fashion and inspiration for living confidently every day by putting "her" at the heart of everything we do. See how ascena champions the confidence, leadership, and well-being of women and girls by checking out ascena's Responsibility Report here.

About ascena retail group, inc.
ascena retail group, inc. (ASNA) is a leading national specialty retailer offering apparel, shoes, and accessories for women under the Premium Fashion segment (Ann Taylor, LOFT, and Lou & Grey), Value Fashion segment (maurices and dressbarn), Plus Fashion segment (Lane Bryant, Catherines and Cacique), and for tween girls under the Kids Fashion segment (Justice). ascena retail group, inc. operates ecommerce websites and approximately 4,600 stores throughout the United States, Canada and Puerto Rico.

For more information about ascena retail group, inc. visit: ascenaretail.com, AnnTaylor.com, factory.anntaylor.com, LOFT.com, outlet.loft.comlouandgrey.com, maurices.com, dressbarn.com, lanebryant.com, Catherines.com and shopjustice.com.

About the American Diabetes Association

Approximately every 21 seconds, someone in the United States is diagnosed with diabetes. Nearly half of the American adult population has diabetes or prediabetes, and more than 30 million adults and children are living with the disease. The American Diabetes Association (ADA) is the nation's leading voluntary health organization on a mission to prevent and cure diabetes, as well as improve the lives of all people affected by the disease. For nearly 80 years, the ADA has driven discovery by funding research to treat, manage and prevent all types of diabetes, while working relentlessly for a cure. Magnifying the urgency of this epidemic, the ADA works to safeguard policies and programs that protect people with the illness, those at risk of developing diabetes and the health care professionals who serve them by initiating programs, advocacy and education efforts that can lead to improved health outcomes and quality of life. To learn more or to get involved, call 1-800-DIABETES (1-800-342-2383) or visit us at diabetes.org. Information is available in English and Spanish. Join the conversation with us on Facebook (American Diabetes Association), Twitter (@AmDiabetesAssn) and Instagram (@AmDiabetesAssn). 

 

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