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Ross Stores Donates $300,000 To The American Red Cross For California Wildfires

DUBLIN, Calif., Nov. 19, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Ross Stores, Inc. (Nasdaq: ROST) announced today that the Ross Stores Foundation is making a $300,000 cash donation to the American Red Cross to support relief efforts for those impacted by the ongoing wildfires in Northern and Southern California. These funds will help provide shelter, food, and services for people affected by the fires that continue to impact the state.  

Barbara Rentler, Chief Executive Officer, commented, "Ross Stores is committed to supporting our neighbors in the communities where we operate. This disaster hits close to home as California is our largest state with over 400 stores, a buying office, three distribution centers, and our corporate headquarters. These funds will assist those in need recovering from the devastating loss of life and property damage from these wildfires. Our heartfelt thoughts and condolences go out to all those who have been impacted by this tragedy."

About Ross Stores:

Ross Stores, Inc. is an S&P 500, Fortune 500 and Nasdaq 100 (ROST) company headquartered in Dublin, California, with fiscal 2017 revenues of $14.1 billion.  The Company operates Ross Dress for Less® ("Ross"), the largest off-price apparel and home fashion chain in the United States with 1,483 locations in 38 states, the District of Columbia and Guam as of November 3, 2018. 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 237 dd's DISCOUNTS® in 18 states as of November 3, 2018 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


Executive 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.