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Donations and Support

Giving Back is one of our core values at Macy’s. We show up in times of need, and we take care of the communities we’re a part of.
When our Macy’s family is the community that needs support, our colleagues always seek out ways to help take care of one another. This is the inspiration behind our North Star Relief Fund.
The North Star Relief Fund provides colleagues with rapid, direct financial assistance in times of natural disasters and other catastrophic life events. It provides an opportunity to each of us at Macy’s to help support those who are faced with unpredictable hardship, so that they can get back on their feet and continue making life shine brighter. You can learn more in our short video from Macy’s, Inc. Chairman and CEO, Jeff Gennette.  Colleagues helping colleagues – it’s a simple and inspiring concept, driven by you, and now brought to life with our Fund

Make a Donation

You can make a voluntary ongoing gift or one-time gift through our secure site using your credit/debit card or directly donate through your payroll.

To make a US Donation using your Credit Card, Debit Card or PayPal click here.

To make a Non-US donation through the Benevity platform, click on the button below.

To make a donation via Text-to-Give, simply text the unique keyword “NOSRF" to 71777.

All donations to the fund at the Emergency Assistance Foundation, Inc. are tax deductible in the U.S. The EIN# for the Emergency Assistance Foundation is 45-1813056.

Apply for a Grant

If you are experiencing a personal hardship or the effects of a qualified disaster, you can apply for a grant for financial assistance. Please read the Application FAQs to see if you qualify. 

The Emergency Assistance Foundation, Inc. will manage all fund activities, and when needed assist applicants with their grant applications. Macy’s, Inc. will not have any insight into the grant process unless a grant recipient chooses to share his or her story.

The Community Resource is for individuals looking for help from local community programs.