ZEDD, Aloe Blacc and Saint Mot
NEW ALBANY, Ohio, Jun 25, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) – Abercrombie & Fitch Co. (: ANF) today announced the music lineup for its annual fundraiser, The A&F Challenge, which supports SeriousFun Children’s Network (SeriousFun) . ZEDD, Aloe Blacc and Saint Motel will headline the September 24, 2021 event, with supporting roles from 90’s Kids, Vesperteen, Honey and Blue and Ghost Story.
This year’s music festival and fundraiser, presented by A&F Co. and Flying Horse Farms, aims to celebrate the magic of camp and raise funds for SeriousFun Children’s Network, a global community of camps for children with serious illnesses and their families. After postponing the 2020 event, The A&F Challenge returns for a reinvented evening that will offer camp experiences while prioritizing the health and safety of guests. This year’s reduced capacity event will be adults-only and will also include virtual celebrations to support SeriousFun at home.
In addition to live music, A&F Challenge participants can enjoy unlimited food and drink from local partners, including a beer garden sponsored by the Rhinegeist Brewery, and various experiences such as a booth exclusive DIY clothing, glamp shows, ax throwing, hot air balloon rides and more. The event will be held at A&F Co.’s global headquarters in New Albany, Ohio, from 5 p.m. to 11 p.m.
General admission is $ 100 and includes access to all activities and a t-shirt for the event. VIP tickets are also available, providing customers with an elevated experience with exclusive on-stage viewing areas, additional Challenge merchandise and more. For those celebrating virtually, tickets cost $ 25 and a virtual VIP experience kit is available for $ 100. All participants are encouraged to fundraise beyond the price of their ticket to raise additional funds for SeriousFun through www.anfchallenge.org.
âWe very much missed hosting the A&F Challenge last year – and while we have continued to support the camp virtually alongside our associates and business partners, we are thrilled to be able to celebrate in person this year, especially more than it also marks the fulfillment of our five-year commitment to SeriousFun, âsaid Fran Horowitz, CEO of Abercrombie & Fitch Co.â We are honored to help SeriousFun provide children with serious illnesses the experience magic of the camp for free and, more importantly, to help them feel like children again. . “
Founded by actor and philanthropist Paul Newman, SeriousFun is made up of 30 camps and programs around the world that empower children living with over 50 health issues to experience the joy, hope and friendship of camp – always free. The network includes Flying Horse Farms – located north of Columbus in Mt. Gilead, Ohio – where associates of A&F Co. have volunteered for over 15,000 hours since it opened in 2011.
In 2016, A&F Co. and SeriousFun launched a $ 15 million partnership over five years to 2021, inspired by associates’ enthusiasm for volunteering for the organization. This unique partnership includes a summer program that sends over 100 A&F Co. associates to volunteer as camp counselors in 15 camps around the world. A&F Co. has donated more than $ 12 million and 340,000 t-shirts to campers since the partnership began in 2016, far exceeding the initial commitment. To date, associates have spent over 90,000 hours volunteering through the network and have raised over $ 600,000 through their own fundraising efforts. Since 2001, the A&F Challenge has raised over $ 24 million for various charities, including SeriousFun, which support A&F Co.’s philanthropic mission to positively impact the communities it touches through the world.
For more information or to purchase tickets, visit www.anfchallenge.org.
About Abercrombie & Fitch Co.
Abercrombie & Fitch Co. (: ANF) is one of the world’s leading specialist retailers of clothing and accessories for men, women and children through five renowned brands. The iconic Abercrombie & Fitch brand was born in 1892 and aims to make every day as special as the start of a long weekend. abercrombie kids sees the world through children’s eyes, where play is life and every day is an opportunity to be anything and better anything. The Hollister brand believes in unleashing the spirit of an endless summer within everyone and making teens feel celebrated and comfortable in their own skin. Gilly Hicks, which offers underwear, loungewear and sleepwear, is designed to invite everyone to kiss who they are underneath. Social Tourist, the creative take on Hollister and social media figures Dixie and Charli D’Amelio, offers on-trend clothing that lets teens experiment with their style, while exploring the duality of who they are both on social networks and in real life.
The brands share a commitment to offer products of enduring quality and exceptional comfort that allow consumers around the world to express their own individuality and style. Abercrombie & Fitch Co. operates approximately 730 stores under these brands in North America, Europe, Asia and the Middle East, as well as the e-commerce sites www.abercrombie.com, www.abercrombiekids.com, www.hollisterco .com, www.gillyhicks.com and www.socialtourist.com
About the SeriousFun children’s network
SeriousFun Children’s Network is a global community of 30 camps and programs serving critically ill children and their families, always free. After The Hole in the Wall Gang Camp was founded by actor and philanthropist Paul Newman in 1988, he and other like-minded people opened similar camps around the world, eventually coming together to form SeriousFun Children’s Network. . Through a shared vision and collective contributions, the Network has evolved into the leader in the field of medical specialty camps, delivering over 1.4 million life-changing experiences for children and families over 50. country. Each member camp is an independent, non-profit organization that depends on private funding to serve all children at no cost to their families. To learn more about SeriousFun, visit www.seriousfun.org.