In-store giving campaign to provide funds for Clubs in Knox, Blount and Loudon Counties.
KNOXVILLE, TN – 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 in Knox, Blount and Loudon Counties can make a monetary contribution at their local Ross Dress for Less location during checkout to be donated to the Lenoir City Club, Northridge Crossing Club, Richard L. Bean Club, Blount County Club and Walter P. Taylor Club 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.”
- 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 the Tennessee Valley
Boys & Girls Clubs of the Tennessee Valley’s mission is to enable all young people, especially those who need it most, to reach their full potential as productive, caring, responsible citizens. The Clubs serve over 7,900 youth and teens in grades K-12 with quality programming all summer and after school. There are 18 locations in Knox, Blount, Loudon and North Anderson Counties. Club sites include: 5 school-based Clubs, 7 in traditional settings, 4 in public housing, 1 at Knox County Juvenile Court and 1 church-based Club. Boys & Girls Clubs provide a safe place for kids to learn and have fun while developing healthy relationships with concerned and capable adults. Club programming gives young people the tools they need to achieve academic success, live a healthy lifestyle and develop good character. GREAT FUTURES START HERE. To learn more, visit: www.bgctnv.org, www.facebook.com/bgctnv, www.twitter.com/bgctnv