Plus Size Fashion Retailer Torrid Announces Foundation to Support Women

Torrid Foundation Seeks to Help Women, Change Lives

Los Angeles, CA, August 4, 2017 —Torrid, one of the fastest growing retailers in the country announced today the launch of the Torrid Foundation which aims to raise funds in support of non-profit organizations that are dedicated to helping women. The Foundation is an extension of the company’s core values aimed at empowering women, whether by making women look and feel great every day or by bringing inclusivity to the biggest stage in fashion at NYFW: The Shows.

"At Torrid, we are dedicated to helping all women feel confident," says Torrid CEO, Kay Hong. "But we want to do more to help support and raise awareness for women’s causes that can make a real

Torrid is raising funds for the Torrid Foundation through direct donations, rounding up both online and in-store purchases, events and possible product proceeds. One of the groups the Torrid Foundation will be supporting is Soroptimist/, whose Live Your Dream Awards® program is dedicated to ensuring disadvantaged women have the opportunity to reach their full potential through education and training grants. For details go to Live Your Dream Awards® at

To learn more about how you can help women and change lives, go to

The Torrid Foundation is a component fund of the California Community Foundation, a 501c3 public charity. Contributions to the California Community Foundation represent irrevocable gifts subject to the legal and fiduciary control of the Foundation’s Board of Directors.

Torrid designs and retails fashion apparel, lingerie, swimwear, accessories and footwear for stylish women sizes 10 to 30. Our exclusive collections inspire women to feel sexy, confident and downright irresistible. Torrid has over 500 stores across the U.S. and Canada, in addition to its online shopping destination, Follow Torrid on Facebook (, Instagram (@Torridfashion), Twitter (@Torridfashion), YouTube ( or Pinterest (

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