Industry Group Raises $115K for Orphans

RetailROI, a year-old industry group formed to address the needs of 143 million orphans worldwide, raised more than $115,000 at a silent auction and industry event held prior to the opening of the National Retail Federation’s Convention & Expo here earlier this month.

NEW YORK — RetailROI, a year-old industry group formed to address the needs of 143 million orphans worldwide, raised more than $115,000 at a silent auction and industry event held prior to the opening of the National Retail Federation’s Convention & Expo here earlier this month.

The money will go to three organizations focused on helping orphans: Safe Families (which is helping to evacuate orphans in Haiti), LifeSong for Orphans and Warm Blankets. The auction was held in co

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