Bel Air, MD (Feb. 9, 2015) – Every year, over 5,000 young people are served by Boys & Girls Clubs of Harford County. To celebrate these extraordinary efforts, the Ross Store of the Bel Air Plaza Shopping Center at 527 Baltimore Pike (NYSE: FDO) announced that it is partnering with Boys & Girls Clubs with a four-week program called, “Open the Door to Great Futures.” Beginning this past Sunday on Feb. 8, Ross customers in Harford County can make a monetary contribution at checkout to be donated to the Boys & Girls Clubs of Harford County through the end of February.
“Ross is committed to supporting the youth 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 customers to join us in donating to the Power Hour program to help youth develop the study skills they need to excel in their studies and beyond.” Tim Wills, Executive Director and Chief Kid Officer of Boys & Girls Clubs of Harford County, stated, “Now that we are officially celebrating our 25th anniversary in Harford County, we are very excited to participate in the Ross Register Campaign for the very first time. We are already overjoyed by the enthusiasm of the local Bel Air store stores, for whom the giving spirit is clearly alive and well.”
- Ross stores invite customers to give at the register during the month of February to benefit Boys & Girls Clubs of Harford County
- 100% of proceeds raised at each store will benefit 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 5 Ross Stores, Inc. is an S&P 500, Fortune 500 and Nasdaq 100 (ROST) company headquartered in Dublin, California, with fiscal 2013 revenues of $10.2 billion. The Company operates Ross Dress for Less® (“Ross”), the largest off-price apparel and home fashion chain in the United States with over 1,200 locations in 33 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 150 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 Harford County:
Celebrating its 25th Anniversary, Boys & Girls Clubs of Harford County was established in 1990 by a group of concerned citizens in the Aberdeen area. The organization now operates Clubs in Aberdeen, Bel Air, Edgewood, Havre de Grace and Windsor Valley, as well as summer programs at Camp Hidden Valley and the Aberdeen Swim Club. Our mission is to inspire and enable all youth, especially those who need us most, to realize their full potential as productive, responsible and caring citizens. The Clubs are open to all youth ages 6 to 18 and provide positive youth development programs in five core areas: Character and Leadership Development; Health & Life Skills; Education & Career Development; the Arts; and Sports, Fitness and Recreation. For more information visit us at www.bgcharfordco.org or like us on Facebook.