New Balance today announced a $1 million donation to One Fund Boston, the fund set up by Mayor Thomas M. Menino and Governor Deval Patrick to aid those directly impacted by last week's Boston Marathon bombings. In addition to this donation, any contributions by company employees with be matched by the New Balance Foundation. "The events at the Boston Marathon shook the streets of Boston, but not the spirit of our city," Vice President of Administration for New Balance Anne Davis said.
Located in Boston's historic Beacon Hill neighborhood, owner Karen Fabbri opened her 750-square-foot boutique in 2001. Along with manager and co-buyer Kristen Caldon, Fabbri aims to fill Moxie with women's shoes, bags and accessories that she "genuinely adores." Recognized with a "Best of" award by Boston Magazine for several years running, Moxie stocks a stylish mix of designer labels, including Loeffler Randall, Pour La Victoire, Bernardo and Diane von Furstenberg.