Ross Stores Donates to American Red Cross Napa Chapter to Support Earthquake Response Efforts

DUBLIN, Calif., Aug. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Ross Stores, Inc. (Nasdaq: ROST) announced today that it is making a $25,000 cash donation to the American Red Cross Napa Chapter.  This donation will help the Red Cross provide services such as food, shelter, relief supplies and support to people affected by disasters like the recent earthquake in California.

Michael O'Sullivan, President and Chief Operating Officer, commented, "Ross Stores is headquartered in the San Francisco Bay Area, and we are committed to helping our neighbors and nearby communities that were impacted by this earthquake.  Our thoughts go out to all those who suffered losses as a result of this disaster."

About Ross Stores:

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 1,194 locations in 33 states, the District of Columbia and Guam as of August 2, 2014. 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 144 dd's DISCOUNTS® in 13 states as of August 2, 2014 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 The American Red Cross:

The American Red Cross shelters, feeds and provides emotional support to victims of disasters; supplies about 40 percent of the nation's blood; teaches skills that save lives; provides international humanitarian aid; and supports military members and their families. The Red Cross is a not-for-profit organization that depends on volunteers and the generosity of the American public to perform its mission. For more information, please visit redcross.org or visit us on Twitter at @RedCross.

Contact:

Connie Wong


Director, Investor & Media Relations


(925) 965-4668


connie.wong@ros.com

 

SOURCE Ross Stores, Inc.



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