Supporting Our Communities

Giving back to the diverse communities where we do business is inherent to our culture. We believe it's the right thing to do—we simply support those who support us.

Our Areas of Focus: Learn more about the issues that are most important to us and many of our customers.

Current Stories:Read more about some of our efforts.

Giving Back Before the Shopping Begins

One of our most special traditions is our full-line new store opening gala, which gives us the opportunity to invest in the community even before we open our doors. Read More


Once again, we're partnering with our customers, New Balance and the nonprofit organization Shoes That Fit to make the holidays brighter for kids in need across the country.Read More

Pay Your Fashion Forward

Donate your gently used designer clothing and accessories to to support your favorite charity, and you could get a Nordstrom Gift Card. Read More

Making a Difference, One Lipstick at a Time

As part of the M·A·C VIVA GLAM program, we're supporting HIV/AIDS nonprofits across the country. Read More

Facing Breast Cancer Together

Nordstrom is proud to support Young Survival Coalition (YSC), which provides resources to young women diagnosed with
breast cancer.Read More

An Investment In Education

After Yelena Gankin found out she was a recipient of a $10,000 Nordstrom Scholarship, she shared just how important the prize was for
her future. Read More

Verité Van Training

Nordstrom's participation in the Verité Van Training program helps factory workers gain practical knowledge.Read More

Goodwill Overcomes Barriers to Jobs

Customers who order holiday gift kits with their purchase will receive a product assembled by individuals from
Goodwill.Read More

Building New Skills to Succeed

We're helping ensure the well-being of workers by offering trainings that support them both in and out of the workplace.Read More

Bridging the Communications Gap

At Nordstrom, a workplace where employees feel valued and respected is something we're helping to create in factories around
the world. Read More

Together We Work Better

Nordstrom has purchased $11 billion in products and services from women- and minority-owned vendors since the Supplier Diversity
program began. Read More

Beating the Bridge to Beat Diabetes

As many as 3 million Americans are living with Type 1 diabetes. At Seattle's Beat the Bridge to Beat Diabetes event, participants aren't only 'racing' to beat the University Bridge before it's raised during the event. They are also 'racing' to help find a cure for diabetes.Read More

Delaware Opening Enriches Youth Causes

Events like our new store pre-opening galas give us a chance to give back to the community before the shopping begins.Read More