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Ross Stores Donates To American Red Cross Disaster Relief Efforts For The Colorado Wildfires

Friday, June 29, 2012

Ross Stores Donates To American Red Cross Disaster Relief Efforts For The Colorado Wildfires16:37 EDT Friday, June 29, 2012PLEASANTON, Calif., June 29, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Ross Stores, Inc. (Nasdaq: ROST) announced that it is making a $50,000 cash donation to the American Red Cross to help those affected by the recent wildfires throughout Colorado. In addition, from June 30th through July 14th, all 30 Ross Dress for Less® stores in Colorado will offer customers and associates the ability to make donations at the point of sale to the American Red Cross for the 2012 Colorado Wildfires.  Online donations to the American Red Cross for disaster relief can also be made at www.redcross.org.Gary Cribb, Executive Vice President of Stores and Loss Prevention, commented, "Our heartfelt sympathies go out to our associates and neighbors throughout Colorado who may have suffered losses from the wildfires."About Ross Stores:Ross Stores, Inc. is an S&P 500, Fortune 500 and Nasdaq 100 (ROST) company headquartered in Pleasanton, California, with fiscal 2011 revenues of $8.6 billion.  The Company operates Ross Dress for Less®, the largest off-price apparel and home fashion chain in the United States with over 1,000 locations in 30 states, and dd's DISCOUNTS® with more than 100 stores in eight states. Additional information is available at www.rossstores.com. About American Red Cross:The American Red Cross shelters, feeds and provides emotional support to victims of disasters; supplies more than 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 www.redcross.org or join our blog at http://blog.redcross.org.Contact:Bobbi ChavilleSenior Director, Investor & Media RelationsPhone: (925) 965-4289Email: bobbi.chaville@ros.comSOURCE Ross Stores, Inc.