ROSS DRESS FOR LESS® TO HELP LOCAL KIDS LEARN IN HIGH POINT

In-store giving campaign to provide funds     Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater High Point

High Point (Feb. 5, 2018) – 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. 3, customers in High Point can make a monetary contribution at their local Ross Dress for Less location during checkout to be donated to the Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater High Point this February.

“We are proud to support the Boys & Girls Clubs of America during our annual campaign in February,” said Gary Cribb, Executive Vice President, Store Operations and Loss Prevention for Ross Stores, Inc. “We invite our Ross customers to join us in donating to the Clubs and helping youth develop the skills they need to have a bright future.”

“We are very appreciative of the support of the Ross Dress For Less partnership that benefits our Club members in their Power Hour homework and tutoring time.” Bo Hedrick, President/CEO of Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater High Point.

Campaign facts:

  • 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 2016 revenues of $12.9 billion. The Company currently operates Ross Dress for Less® (“Ross”), the largest off-price apparel and home fashion chain in the United States with 1,363 locations in 37 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 savings of 20% to 60% off department and specialty store regular prices every day. The Company also currently operates 198 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 savings of 20% to 70% off moderate department and discount store regular prices every day.  Additional information is available at www.rossstores.com.

About Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater High Point

The Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater High Point has provided a safe, positive year-round program for over a 1,300 of the community’s youth between the ages of 6 and 18 for the past 17 years. The organization operates five Club sites: Carson Stout Club, West End Club, Ward Street Club and Southside Club in High Point and the Central Asheboro Club in Asheboro.  Hours of operation are 2:30 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. afterschool and 9:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. during the summer and most school holidays.  Club membership fees are $2.00 per year.  Programs and activities consist of Sports, Fitness & Recreation; Character & Leadership Development; Health & Life Skills; The Arts; and Education & Career Development.  The Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater High Point is a proud partner program of the United Way of Greater High Point and United Way of Randolph County.  For more information about Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater High Point call 336-882-2582 or visit us online at www.hpclubs.org.

 

Name:  Holly Ferree
Title:  Vice President of Development
Phone:  336-882-2582
Email:  holly@hpclubs.org

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