Madison Avenue Business Improvement District
59 East 79th Street, Lower Level
New York, NY 10075
p.212.861.2055

30th Annual Miracle on Madison Avenue, Saturday, December 3, 2016

November 6th, 2016   

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Miracle on Madison Avenue, New York’s cherished holiday shopping tradition, is celebrating its 30th Anniversary this year. On Saturday, December 3, Madison Avenue will greet shoppers and visitors on the blocks between 57th and 86th Streets with its most abundant bounty of holiday festivities in honor of the occasion.

The Society of Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center (MSK) is the official beneficiary and partner. Participating retailers and businesses on Madison Avenue between 57th and 86th Streets will donate 20% of the sales that day between 10 a.m. and 5 p.m. to The Society of Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center (with a maximum contribution of $15,000 per retailer). This will be the fifth year that Miracle on Madison Avenue has raised funds targeted to the pediatric initiatives of The Society of MSK, a volunteer organization that works to ensure the well-being of patients; raise funds for cancer research and treatment; and provide public education on the prevention, early detection, and treatment of cancer.

For 30 years, Miracle on Madison has been benefiting children in need. In addition to holiday shopping, there will be fun activities to delight children and families. This year, there with two stages featuring children’s entertainment (including the casts of Broadway’s Cats and School of Rock at the 86th Street stage, starting at noon), a Taste of Madison Avenue tent offering culinary treats by the chefs of Madison Avenue and a special appearance by the Memorial Sloan Kettering’s Caring Canines Team. The celebration continues in stores with special programming, refreshments and “miraculous gifts” for all, making Madison Avenue THE place to shop for a important cause, pediatric cancer initiatives at MSK.

Miracle on Madison Avenue is organized by the Madison Avenue BID. GOTHAM is the media sponsor.

About The Society of Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center:

The Society of Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center (MSK), founded in 1946, is a volunteer-led organization within MSK dedicated to promoting the well-being of patients, supporting cancer research, and providing public education on the early prevention, detection, and treatment of cancer
As the world’s oldest and largest private cancer center, MSK has devoted more than a century to advancing the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of cancer. With a passionate commitment to exceptional patient care, cutting-edge research, and superb educational programs, MSK has earned the distinction as one of the premier cancer centers worldwide.