TAMPA (October 1, 2013) – In honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, Gifts By Maria will be hosting a special shopping day on Saturday, October 19th. For every $30 in purchases made at the boutique, or in services or appointments made at the new Maria’s Salon & Spa, $5 will be donated to the Judeo Christian Health Clinic. Owner Maria Alvarez is passionate about promoting awareness of the disease that has affected too many of her friends and clients. “I want to honor the brave survivors I know by raising money for organizations in our community like the Judeo Christian Health Clinic that offer breast cancers screenings and treatment for women in need,” Alvarez said, “it’s special to me because I actually grew up a few doors down from the clinic.”
The mission of the Judeo Christian Health Clinic is to provide free, timely, compassionate healthcare to the working poor of Tampa Bay. Hundreds of doctors, nurses, dentists, eye doctors, pharmacists and others volunteer their time in service to the uninsured in the community. The services the clinic provides, especially in the case of breast cancer identification and treatment, has often saved lives.
Customers who wear pink to the store that day will also receive 10% off of their entire purchase. Gifts By Maria is an upscale gift boutique that has been in business in the Tampa Bay area for 20 years. The new “Maria’s Salon & Spa” offers hair, makeup, nails, massage, and body and skin care services. The two businesses are connected which provides customers the unique experience of being able to pamper themselves and shop at the same time. Gifts By Maria offers a variety of one of a kind gifts, baby section, jewelry, home décor, personalized items and much more. The boutique, located at 4816 N. Armenia Avenue, is one of the Tampa’s best kept secrets! Contact (813) 876-9500 for more information.