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A great reason to shop


Through the brainchild of Cambridge College alumni Christena Reinhard (BA ’06) and her sister-in-law Pamela Trefler, you can now shop online for designer brands and support Cambridge College!

The magic happens at Union & Fifth, a charitable organization these women founded in 2014. In their quest to find a way to give back and rally others to be involved in the process, they came up with this fun and effective way of re-selling designer labels. Union & Fifth does not pocket their profits. Instead, funds are donated to a wide variety of charities that are selected by donors/buyers.

High-end designer and contemporary brands are the company’s specialty, including Gucci, Armani, Chanel, BCBG, Michael Kors and hundreds more.

Buy a Valentino bag from Union & Fifth, and the proceeds will help someone in need —simple, yet profound.

Christena is now using this online platform to help others attain a higher education at Cambridge College. Commenting on the recent partnership, she stated, “We are so honored to be fundraising with Cambridge College.”

Christena credits Cambridge College with both personal and educational growth. “Not only did I earn my degree, but I also learned so much about myself – and gained the confidence to go on to earn my MBA.”

She elaborated, “The classes are small, the instructors incredible, and with nights and weekend courses available, I was able to complete my degree in under 4 years – while working full time.”

How can you help?

By Spring Cleaning! Clean out your closet and donate goods or shop online and choose Cambridge College as the non-profit you’d like to support. Seventy five percent of your purchase will go directly to Cambridge College to raise funds for scholarships, support services and programs that serve our students to help them discover their talents, advance professionally, and emerge as successful leaders.