Every year, nearly 4 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 (BGCA) with a three-week program called Help Local Kids Learn. Beginning Feb. 7, Ross Dress for Less customers in Buena Park, Cerritos, and Long Beach can make a monetary contribution at checkout to be donated to The Boys & Girls Club of Cypress this February.
“Ross Stores, Inc. supports charitable organizations that help empower young people in the communities we serve,” said Gary Cribb, executive vice president, Stores and Loss Prevention for Ross Stores, Inc. “In the month of February, we invite our Ross Dress for Less customers to join us in donating to the Power Hour program at local Boys & Girls Clubs to help kids thrive in school and beyond.”
“The Boys & Girls Club is so grateful to the efforts of Ross Dress for Less in not only raising funds to support programs at our Club but also on partnering to spread the word about the value and life-changing ability of the Boys & Girls Club movement,” said Sue Osbon, Director of Operations for the Boys & Girls Club of Cypress.
- Ross Dress for Less invites 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 Boys & Girls Clubs of America
- Every $3 donation helps provide one hour of homework help for a Club youth
- $15 helps keep a kid safe after school today
Ross Stores, Inc. is an S&P 500, Fortune 500 and Nasdaq 100 (ROST) company headquartered in Dublin, California, with fiscal 2014 revenues of $11.0 billion. The Company operates Ross Dress for Less® (“Ross”), the largest off-price apparel and home fashion chain in the United States with almost 1,300 locations in 34 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 approximately 170 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.
For over 40 years the Boys & Girls Club of Cypress has been at the forefront of youth development, working with people of all economic, ethnic, social and family circumstances, with special concern for those who are disadvantaged. The Club provides children with a safe place to grow and learn, ongoing relationships with caring adult professionals, and life enhancing programs. The Club focuses on academic success, healthy lifestyles, and character and citizenship. The Boys & Girls Club of Cypress offers various programs to our members, such as Power Hour with the goal of accomplishing these priority outcomes.
For more information on ways to support the Boys & Girls Club of Cypress, please call 714-527-2697 or visit the Club’s website at www.boysandgirlsclubofcypress.com.