ROSS DRESS FOR LESS® TO HELP LOCAL KIDS LEARN IN SONOMA COUNTY
In-store giving campaign to provide funds Boys & Girls Clubs of Central Sonoma County
Santa Rosa (2/21/17) – Every year, nearly four million young people are served by Boys & Girls Clubs. To celebrate these extraordinary efforts, Ross Stores, Inc. announced that it is partnering with Boys & Girls Clubs of America with a four-week program called, “Help Local Kids Learn.” Beginning Feb. 4, customers Sonoma County can make a monetary contribution at their local Ross Dress for Less location during checkout to be donated to the Boys & Girls Clubs of Central Sonoma County this February.
“In February, we invite our customers to join us in donating to the Boys & Girls Clubs of America,” said Gary Cribb, executive vice president, Stores and Loss Prevention for Ross Stores, Inc. “Our company believes in giving back to our community, and we are proud to support the Power Hour program to help youth develop the skills they need to excel in school and beyond.”
When asked about the local impact on the 6,000 Sonoma County youth they serve, Boys & Girls Clubs of Central Sonoma County CEO Jennifer Weiss said, "Customers who choose to round up at the register can change a life with that one small choice. Every dollar we receive will go directly to supporting kids to reach their full potential."
Ross Stores, Inc. invite customers to give at the register during the month of February to benefit Boys & Girls Clubs of America
100% of proceeds raised at each store will benefit local Boys & Girls Clubs Every $3 donation helps provide one hour of homework help for a Club youth
$15 helps keep a kid safe after school today
About Ross Stores
Ross Stores, Inc. is an S&P 500, Fortune 500 and Nasdaq 100 (ROST) company headquartered in Dublin, California, with fiscal 2015 revenues of $11.9 billion. The Company operates Ross Dress for Less® (“Ross”), the largest off-price apparel and home fashion chain in the United States with over 1,342 locations in 36 states, the District of Columbia and Guam. Ross offers first-quality, in-season, name brand and designer apparel, accessories, footwear and home fashions for the entire family at everyday savings of 20% to 60% off department and specialty store regular prices. The Company also operates approximately 193 dd’s DISCOUNTS® in 15 states that feature a more moderately-priced assortment of first-quality, in-season, name brand apparel, accessories, footwear and home fashions for the entire family at everyday savings of 20% to 70% off moderate department and discount store regular prices. Additional information is available at www.rossstores.com.
About Boys & Girls Clubs of Central Sonoma County
Boys & Girls Clubs of Central Sonoma County serves over 6,000 youth at 32 Clubs throughout Cloverdale, Geyserville, Healdsburg, Guerneville, Monte Rio, Windsor, Santa Rosa and Rohnert Park. The Clubs provide a safe place, caring adult mentors, and high-impact youth development programs on a daily basis during critical non-school hours. The organization seeks to enable all young people, especially those who need us most, to reach their potential as productive, caring, responsible citizens.