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Ross Stores Donates $400,000 To American Red Cross For Hurricane Harvey Relief Efforts

DUBLIN, Calif., Aug. 30, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Ross Stores, Inc. (Nasdaq: ROST) today announced a $400,000 donation to the American Red Cross to assist with disaster relief efforts in Texas and Louisiana for the thousands of people impacted by Hurricane Harvey.  The Company is also raising additional funds by accepting customer donations to the American Red Cross from August 31st through September 16th at the store registers of its 1,384 Ross Dress for Less® and 205 dd's DISCOUNTS® locations. Individuals can also choose to make secure online donations to the American Red Cross at www.redcross.org.

The destruction from this storm has been widespread with unprecedented and catastrophic flooding.  The Red Cross is responding to emergency needs in the affected areas by providing meals and shelter for victims.

Barbara Rentler, Chief Executive Officer, stated, "Ross Stores is committed to helping those in need, especially in the local communities where we operate our stores. We offer our heartfelt sympathies and thoughts to everyone who has been impacted by this devastating storm."

About Ross Stores:

Ross Stores, Inc. is an S&P 500, Fortune 500, and Nasdaq 100 (ROST) company headquartered in Dublin, California, with fiscal 2016 revenues of $12.9 billion.  The Company operates Ross Dress for Less® ("Ross"), the largest off-price apparel and home fashion chain in the United States with 1,384 locations in 37 states, the District of Columbia and Guam as of July 29, 2017. Ross offers first-quality, in-season, name brand and designer apparel, accessories, footwear, and home fashions for the entire family at savings of 20% to 60% off department and specialty store regular prices every day. The Company also operates 205 dd's DISCOUNTS® in 16 states as of July 29, 2017 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 savings of 20% to 70% off moderate department and discount store regular prices every day. Additional information is available at www.rossstores.com.

Contact:        

Michael Hartshorn                               

Connie Kao


Group Senior Vice President,               

Vice President, Investor & Media Relations


Chief Financial Officer                           

(925) 965-4668


(925) 965-4503                                      

connie.kao@ros.com

 

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SOURCE Ross Stores, Inc.