According to WBNG, today is Boscov's annual 'Friends Helping Friends' event.

The 35 participating local nonprofit organizations listed below are selling a shopping pass for $5. With the shopping pass, you can save 25% on most store items. And you can buy the $5 shopping pass from the nonprofit of your choice.

13 of the organizations will be on site selling the pass in the store throughout the day today. And to celebrate the sale Boscov's will be open extended hours until 11 p.m. tonight. WBNG also reports that there will be refreshments and live entertainment throughout the day.

So if you want to get a jump on your holiday shopping, or if there is something you need, why not go to Boscov's today save yourself 25% and help local non-profit organizations.

According to the Boscov's Binghamton website, the local non-profit organizations participating in this year's event include;

Abstinence Education Council
Binghamton High School
Daughters of the Nile - Zuleika Temple #9
Deposit Community Theater & Performing Arts Center
Deposit Foundation, Inc
Eastern Broome Branch of Retired teachers
Faith in Action Volunteers - Broome County Council of Churches
First Ward Senior Center
Friends of Susquehanna County Inc
Friends of Your Home Library
Hawleyton United Methodist Church
Healing Rooms
Hill 'n Dale Garden Club
Ladies of Ancient Order of Hiberians
La Leche League of Greater Binghamton
Literacy Volunteer of Broome-Tioga Counties
New York State Gourd Society
Nimmonsburg United Methodist Church
Nineveh Public Library
Our Lady of Good Counsel Church
Rebekhah Lodge #115
Rise NY - SOS Shelter
Ross Memorial Presbyterian Church
Southern Tier AIDS Program
Statewide Country Music Association
St Matthews Episcopal Church
Susquenango Sail & Power Squadron
Trinity AME Zion Church
United Way of Broome County
Upstate Foundation & Upstate Golisano Children's Hospital
Vestal Hills PTA
West Middle School PTSA
Windsor Partners Inc

[via WBNG/Boscov's]