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Ross Dress For Less® to Help Local Kids Learn in Oceanside

In-store giving campaign to provide funds for Boys & Girls Clubs of Oceanside

Oceanside CA— Boys & Girls Clubs of Oceanside (BGCO) serves over 3,000 youth a year, 50% of whom are teens. The Club has continued to be a safe haven and a place for youth to learn and grow into confident, responsible and caring members of society.

To celebrate these extraordinary efforts, Ross Stores, Inc. announced that it is partnering with Boys & Girls Clubs of Oceanside with a four-week program called, “Help Local Kids Learn.”  Beginning Feb. 4 through Feb. 26, customers in Oceanside can make a monetary contribution at the Ross Store on Mission Marketplace, 463 College Blvd, Oceanside, CA 92057, during checkout to be donated to BGCO.

The in-store giving campaign is in conjunction with the national partnership between Boys & Girls Clubs of America and Ross Dress for Less. “Our company believes in giving back to our community, and we are proud to support the Academic Achievement Hour program to help youth develop the skills they need to excel in school and beyond”  said Gary Cribb, executive vice president, Stores and Loss Prevention for Ross Stores, Inc.

Boys & Girls Clubs of Oceanside is thankful for local and national partners like ROSS.” said Jodi Diamond, CEO, Boys & Girls Clubs of Oceanside. “Funds raised will help ensure our youth have the support they need to be academically successful.”

Campaign facts:

  • Ross Stores, Inc. invite customers to give at the register during the month of February to benefit Boys & Girls Clubs of America
  • 80% of proceeds raised at each store will benefit local Boys & Girls Clubs, and 20% will be given to 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

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 Oceanside

The Boys & Girls Clubs of Oceanside (BGCO) is a youth development organization that is dedicated to providing a safe, fun and enriching environment for youth to spend time during non-school hours.  During the school year, we serve 1,100 youth daily, providing stimulating and quality Science, Technology, Research, Engineering, Arts and Mathematics (STREAM) activities.  In addition, we offer a unique program to adults with disabilities, called R.O.A.D.’s.

The Boys & Girls Clubs of Oceanside is a local, independent organization affiliated with Boys & Girls Clubs of America. The BGCO raises 100% of the funds that support our life changing programs through individual giving, events and grants.  100% of those funds stay right here in North County to serve youth in our local communities.

We continue to uphold our mission: To inspire, develop and enrich young people to reach their fullest potential as confident, responsible and caring members of society. To learn more, please visit www.bgcoceanside.org