18th Annual FFANY Shoes on Sale to Help Stomp Out Breast Cancer

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West Chester, PA—Want to help stomp out breast cancer? Then tun into QVC’s 18th Annual “FFANY Shoes on Sale” program, airing Saturday October 15, and shop away—at half suggested retail price.

For the past 17 years, QVC Presents “FFANY Shoes on Sale” has sold over 1.5 million pairs of shoes and has donated more than $35 million to the cause. This year, more than 90,000 pairs of shoes from over 80 brands will be sold for half-off suggested retail prices, with net proceeds benefiting various breast cancer research and education institutions.


$35 Million Raised So Far

Nine West Footwear Corporation and the Brown Shoe Company, two “Special Pink Benefactors,” are each donating more than $500,000 of shoes in brands like Enzo Angiolini, Bandolino and AK Anne Klein as well as Via Spiga, Etienne Aigner and Carlos by Carlos Santana.

Assortment of donated shoes

Assortment of donated shoes

Other donors include: MICHAEL by Michael Kors, DKNY, Charles David, Johnston & Murphy, BCBGeneration, Jessica Simpson, Vince Camuto, Cape Clogs, UGG Australia, among others.

Consumers who miss the October 15 broadcast will have more opportunities to make purchases and help contribute. Shoppers can buy the “Shoe of the Day,” offered each weekday during the  month of October on QVC broadcasts, or by visiting QVC.com.

For more information or to get involved as a donor, call 212-627-1000 or click here.

About QVC: QVC, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Liberty Media Corporation attributed to the Liberty Interactive Group (Nasdaq: LINTA), is one of the largest multimedia retailers in the world. QVC is committed to providing its customers with thousands of the most innovative and contemporary beauty, fashion, jewelry and home products. Its programming is distributed to approximately 195 million homes worldwide. The company’s website, QVC.com, is ranked among the top general merchant Internet sites. With operations in the United Kingdom, Germany, Japan and Italy, West Chester, Pa.-based QVC has shipped more than a billion packages in its 24-year history. QVC, Q, and the Q Ribbon Logo are registered service marks of ER Marks, Inc.

About the Fashion Footwear Charitable Foundation: The Fashion Footwear Charitable Foundation was created to support ongoing research and education programs in the fight against breast cancer and is supported by members of the Fashion Footwear Association of New York (FFANY). Donated footwear is sold on live television through QVC during the Fashion Footwear Charitable Foundation’s annual charity benefit, QVC Presents “FFANY Shoes on Sale.” Net proceeds are distributed to leading breast cancer research and education institutions across the United States, including beneficiaries for the 2011 event: The Abramson Cancer Center of the University of Pennsylvania, The Breast Cancer Research Foundation, The Susan F. Smith Center for Women’s Cancers at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, The University of Michigan Comprehensive Cancer Center’s Breast Oncology Program, The Winthrop P. Rockefeller Cancer Institute of the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, The Alvin J. Siteman Cancer Center at Barnes-Jewish Hospital and Washington University School of Medicine and The John Wayne Cancer Institute Breast Center at Saint John’s Health Center. The Fashion Footwear Charitable Foundation makes its home at 274 Madison Avenue, Suite 1701, New York, NY 10016, www.FFANY.org.