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Ross Dress For Less® To Help Local Kids Learn In Reading

Feb 06, 2017 • by Olivet Boys & Girls Club
Olivet Boys & Girls Club

In-store giving campaign to provide funds for Olivet Boys & Girls Club

READING, PA – 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 Reading can make a monetary contribution at their local Ross Dress for Less location (2757 Papermill Rd, Reading, PA 19610) during checkout to be donated to the Olivet Boys & Girls 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 excel in school and beyond.”  

“We’re extremely thankful for the opportunity to partner with Ross,” said Pablo Tejada, President/CEO of Olivet Boys & Girls Club. “Power Hour ensures our kids are enhancing academic skills and knowledge while they’re spending time at the Club, and we truly appreciate the community stepping up to support this program.”

Campaign facts:

Ross Stores, Inc. invites customers to give at the register during the month of February to benefit Boys & Girls Clubs of America100% of proceeds raised at each store will benefit local Boys & Girls ClubsEvery $3 donation helps provide one hour of homework help for a Club youth$15 helps keep a kid safe after school today              

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