Tadashi Shoji, a leading designer of elegant dresses, along with bridal, accessories, shapewear, intimates, kids fashion, and fragrance will again partner with the Samuel Waxman Cancer Research Foundation (SWCRF) in support of World Cancer Day on February 4, 2019. This marks the 5th year of Tadashi Shoji’s participation in the SWCRF Pay It Forward fundraising campaign.
To help raise funds for such a worthy cause, Tadashi Shoji has created an exclusive credit card holder in support of SWCRF. This credit card holder’s purple exterior pays tribute to the World Cancer Day’s universally recognized color palette.
“It is an honor to continue an ongoing partnership with the Samuel Waxman Cancer Research Foundation. Finding a cure for cancer is something I hold dear to my heart. Their dedication to cancer research has made them pioneers to eliminating the disease. This year, I will stand proudly with SWCRF and support World Cancer Day by donating 20% of the total amount raised from the purchase of the credit card holder.” – Tadashi Shoji.
“Tadashi Shoji has been a longtime friend of the SWCRF and an important partner in our efforts to fund cutting-edge cancer research that is deepening scientific knowledge of this devastating disease. We are grateful for his continued generosity and to everyone who purchases the exclusively designed Pay it Forward credit card holder.” – Samuel Waxman, MD, SWCRF Founder and CEO.
Beginning January 15th the limited-edition credit card holder will go on sale through the end of February, and will be available for $40.00 USD at Tadashi Shoji boutiques in King of Prussia Mall (PA), Tysons Galleria (VA), Valley Fair Mall (CA), South Coast Plaza (CA), Glendale Galleria (CA) and Fashion Show Mall (NV) as well as on www.tadashishoji.com with 20% of the proceeds going directly to SWCRF to help fund their cancer research.
About Samuel Waxman Cancer Research Foundation
The Samuel Waxman Cancer Research Foundation is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization dedicated to curing and preventing cancer. The Foundation is a pioneer in cancer research and its mission is to eradicate cancer by funding cutting-edge research that identifies and corrects abnormal gene function that causes cancer. This research is the basis for developing minimally toxic treatments for patients. Through the Foundation’s collaborative group of world-class scientists, the Institute Without Walls, investigators share information and tools to speed the pace of cancer research. Since its inception in 1976, the Samuel Waxman Cancer Research Foundation has awarded over $90 million to support the work of more than 200 researchers across the globe. For more information on SWCRF, visit: www.waxmancancer.org
About Tadashi Shoji
Tadashi Shoji is the founder and chief designer of the Tadashi Shoji Collection. Born and raised in Sendai, Japan, he began painting and drawing from a young age and eventually moved to Tokyo, where he studied fine art. His talent was soon recognized and he was recommended for an apprenticeship with Japan’s leading contemporary artist, Jiro Takamatsu, who is credited with paving the way for the modern art movement in Japan during the sixties.
The contemporary evening brand, Tadashi, launched in 1982 and in Fall 2007, Tadashi Shoji Runway Collection premiered during New York Fashion Week to rave reviews. Tadashi Shoji continues to evolve into a full lifestyle brand with the launch of Bridal, Shapewear, Fragrance, Intimates and Handbags. His designs have won a loyal following from well dressed women worldwide, including a wide range of celebrities and influential figures such as Michelle Obama, Octavia Spencer, Molly Sims, Olivia Holt and Kate Hudson. Tadashi Shoji can be found in over 1000 luxury department stores and high-end boutiques worldwide as well as in the brand’s wholly owned shops and on www.tadashishoji.com