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Thanksgiving is around the corner, and as much as the holiday is about stuffing ourselves with turkey, it's really a time to be thankful for what we have and to give back to those in need. Two local stores are taking this theme to heart and paying it forward with their support. Legion, in a partnership with St. Anthony's of San Francisco, is collecting warm clothes for those in need. Take in your new or gently-used jacket or coat to donate to men, women, and children in need of some warmth in the city. In return, Legion will take 20% off any new fall item that you purchase.
Across town, Alexis Bittar will donate 15% of all sales made at its SF location from this Thursday through Sunday to Helpers, Joy Venturini Bianchi's charity for those who are developmentally challenged. To jumpstart the fundraising, the store is co-hosting an event, along with Joy herself, on Thursday, November 20 from 6 to 9pm. Join the festivities by sending an RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org—and remember to purchase one of the handmade couture mice to add a little more funds to the pot.
· Legion [Official Site]
· Alexis Bittar [Official Site]
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