ROSS DRESS FOR LESS® TO HELP LOCAL KIDS LEARN IN PHARR-SAN JUAN
In-store giving campaign to provide funds to Boys & Girls Club of Pharr
Every year, nearly four million young people are served by Boys & Girls Clubs. To show their continued support in preparing today’s youth for a bright tomorrow, Ross Stores, Inc. is partnering with Boys & Girls Clubs of America with a three-week program called, “Help Local Kids Learn.” July 31 through August 22, customers in Pharr, TX can make a monetary contribution at their local Ross Dress for Less (“Ross”) located at 500 N Jackson Suite G Pharr, TX during checkout to be donated to the Boys & Girls Club of Pharr – San Juan.
“Ross Stores is very excited to host the sixth annual Help Local Kids Learn in-store campaign for the Boys & Girls Clubs. This campaign will directly help kids at local Clubs across the county. BGCA and Ross’ strong partnership of 14 years is rooted in both organizations’ shared commitment to help young people reach their full potential as productive, caring, responsible citizens.” -Matt Young, Group Senior Vice President, Stores
- Ross Stores, Inc. invites customers to give at the register from July 31 – August 22 to benefit Boys & Girls Clubs of America.
- 100% of proceeds raised at each store will benefit local 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.
About Ross Stores
Ross Stores, Inc. is an S&P 500, Fortune 500, and Nasdaq 100 (ROST) company headquartered in Dublin, California, with fiscal 2018 revenues of $15.0 billion. Currently, the Company operates Ross Dress for Less® (“Ross”), the largest off-price apparel and home fashion chain in the United States with over 1,500 locations in 39 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 savings of 20% to 60% off department and specialty store regular prices every day. The Company also operates approximately 260 dd’s DISCOUNTS® in 19 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 savings of 20% to 70% off moderate department and discount store regular prices every day. Additional information is available at www.rossstores.com.
About Boys & Girls Club of Pharr – San Juan
Boys & Girls Club of Pharr – San Juan serves as a positive, out of school experience for youth, teens, and families of Pharr, San Juan and surrounding communities. The organization has 3 club sites and 5 in-school sites, where an average 1,235 members are served each school day. Each day, safety is our #1 priority, and includes supervision in each program area, hand washing/sanitizing, mask wearing, and social distancing. The mission of BGCPSJ is to provide a safe and nurturing environment to enable all children to reach their full potential as productive, caring and responsible individuals. We implement our mission each day through various program areas led by highly trained and dedicated team members. Daily programs include: Education Assistance, Technology, Arts & Crafts, Health, Games, Teen Center, Physical Fitness, Recreation, Meals, and Socializing. Through the newer Youth & Family Support Services Program, the organization is able to provide mental health promotion and prevention as well as early intervention services to children and families. Due to Covid 19 and its impact on local communities, this program is more critical than ever as many families are struggling with uncertainties and fears. The funds raised through the Ross Campaign will directly support the organization’s Power Hour program, which offers educational/homework assistance and aids in learning retention.
Participating location for BGCPSJ:
500 N Jackson Rd,
To register a youth or teen at Boys & Girls Club of Pharr – San Juan for the upcoming Fall 2021 Afterschool Program contact any of the three club sites – Main Unit (956.781.5437), South Pharr Unit (956.787.6869), San Juan Unit (956.784. 3504). For more information on how to support the organization through monetary, in kind services, goods, or the like contact Chief Executive Officer, Alfredo Mata, Jr. 956.781.KIDS or visit pharrkids.org. The Boys and Girls Club of Pharr is a proud United Way of South Texas Agency.