Books-A-Million Tornado Relief Campaign Raises over $86,000 for the Salvation Army
BIRMINGHAM, Ala.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Books-A-Million, Inc. (Nasdaq/NM: BAMM) today announced that it has collected over $86,000 in donations to support The Salvation Army's tornado relief efforts in Moore, Oklahoma after an EF-5 tornado killed 24 people and injured 377 in the Oklahoma City suburb on Monday, May 20, 2013.
During the past two weeks, customers made donations at all Books-A-Million's 253 locations as well as through the company's website at www.booksamillion.com.
"Thank you to our customers and associates for their overwhelming response," said Terrance G. Finley, President and Chief Executive Officer at Books-A-Million Inc. "The Salvation Army is doing outstanding work to rebuild the lives of those impacted by the terrible tragedy in Oklahoma. We are able to support them in their relief efforts through the generosity and support from our customers and associates across the country."
For the past eight years, Books-A-Million customers and associates have supported The Salvation Army's efforts donating close to $1.5 million through holiday drives and in the aftermath of natural disasters throughout the United States and the world.
About Books-A-Million, Inc.
Books-A-Million is one of the nation's leading book retailers and sells on the Internet at www.booksamillion.com. The Company presently operates more than 253 stores in 33 states and the District of Columbia. The Company operates large superstores under the names Books-A-Million, BAM!, Books & Co. and 2nd & Charles and traditional bookstores operating under the name Bookland and Books-A-Million. The common stock of Books-A-Million, Inc. is traded on the NASDAQ Global Select Market under the symbol BAMM. For more information, visit the company's website at www.booksamillioninc.com.
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