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Shop Loehmann's on Thursday, help stop ovarian cancer

March 24, 2009 |  1:10 pm

Loehmannslogo Wow, clothing sales and a chance to do a good deed? On Thursday, Loehmann's department stores are hosting Fashion Funds Hope. Anyone who donates an extra $5 toward the Ovarian Cancer Research Fund will get an extra 15% off his or her purchase that day. Loehmann's will also donate 5% of total purchases by donor to OCRF.

Ocrf_hope_2 According to the news release, OCRF "focuses its efforts on three programs. The Program Project Development Award provides a three-year grant for groups of investigators who develop forward-thinking grant applications. The Liz Tilberis Scholars Program, named for the former editor in chief of Harper’s Bazaar who helmed OCRF until her death, allows post-doctoral and post-fellowship researchers to devote three years to cutting-edge ovarian cancer research. Finally, OCRF’s Training Program of Excellence encourages research careers by enabling talented post-doctoral students to study with a mentor in the field."

All 64 Loehmann's stores are participating. To find the store nearest you, check out

-- Whitney Friedlander

Art credit: Loehmann’s and the Ovarian Cancer Research Fund