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ROSS DRESS FOR LESS® TO HELP LOCAL KIDS LEARN IN SPRINGFIELD

7/25/2022

For Immediate Release


ROSS DRESS FOR LESS® TO HELP LOCAL KIDS LEARN IN SPRINGFIELD 

In-store fundraiser to provide support to Boys & Girls Clubs of Springfield

 

Boys & Girls Clubs of Springfield (July 25, 2022) – Every year, nearly four million young people are served by Boys & Girls Clubs across the nation. To show their continued support in preparing today’s youth for a brighter tomorrow, Ross Stores, Inc. is partnering with Boys & Girls Clubs of America with a three-week program called, “Help Local Kids Learn.”  Beginning July 30th, customers in Springfield can make a monetary contribution at their local Ross Dress for Less (“Ross”) location during checkout to be donated to Boys & Girls Clubs of Springfield, through August 21st.    


“For the eighth year in a row, Ross Stores is very excited the annual Help Local Kids Learn in-store campaign for the Boys & Girls Clubs. This back-to-school campaign will directly help kids at local Clubs across the country.  BGCA and Ross’ strong partnership of many years is rooted in our shared commitment to help young people reach their full potential as productive, caring, and responsible citizens,” said Fred Shuey, Senior Vice President of Ross Stores.


Campaign Facts:

  • This back-to-school season, Ross Stores is inviting customers to give at the register to benefit Boys & Girls Clubs of America from July 30th – August 21st. Ross will match the first $400,000 raised!
  • 100% of the funds raised at each store will benefit Boys & Girls Clubs, with 80% being directed to a Club in the community (Boys & Girls Clubs of Springfield).
  • Ross is the national sponsor of BGCA’s Power Hour, a program that provides kids and teens the opportunity to do their homework in a safe place, in-person or virtually, with support from Boys & Girls Club staff.
  • Every $5 donation helps provide one half hour of homework help for a Club youth.
  • $15 helps keep a kid safe after school.


About Ross Stores

Ross Stores, Inc. is an S&P 500, Fortune 500 and Nasdaq 100 (ROST) company headquartered in Dublin, California, with fiscal 2021 revenues of $18.9 billion. Currently, the Company operates Ross Dress for Less® ("Ross"), the largest off-price apparel and home fashion chain in the United States with 1,648 locations in 40 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 operates 303 dd's DISCOUNTS® in 21 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 Springfield: Boys & Girls Clubs of Springfield was established in 1938 and serves as a safe space for children before and after the school day. BGCS is committed to enabling all young people, especially those who need it most, to reach their full potential as productive, caring, responsible citizens. The Club offers daily access to a broad range of programs in six core program areas: The Arts, Character & Leadership Development, Education, Workforce Readiness, Health & Life Skills, and Sports, Fitness & Recreation.

 

CONTACT:

Name: Amber Alcorn

Title: Marketing & Communications Associate

Phone: 417-224-1494

Email: aalcorn@bgclubspringfield.org

Website: bgclubspringfield.org



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