Jo-Ann to Support Hurricane Sandy Relief Efforts via In-Store Donations

HUDSON, Ohio--()--Jo-Ann Fabric and Craft Stores, the leading fabric and craft specialty retailer in America, in partnership with the American Red Cross, will be collecting monetary donations now through February 1, 2013, to benefit the American Red Cross – 2012 Hurricane and Other Related Storm Fund.

Collection boxes will be located at the registers in every Jo-Ann store across the country to support the relief efforts dedicated to Hurricane Sandy.

“Hurricane Sandy and the subsequent damage affected millions of Americans – many of them part of the Jo-Ann family as Team Members, loved ones or customers,” said Tom Williams, senior vice president, human resources for Jo-Ann. “Being the best fabric and craft store for our communities, especially in times like these, is at the core of our corporate vision. We hope our efforts will help those affected as they continue to rebuild.”

You can help people affected by disasters like Hurricane Sandy by making a donation to support American Red Cross Disaster Relief. To find your local Jo-Ann and join the effort, visit the store locator: bit.ly/JoAnnLocator.

About Jo-Ann Stores, Inc.

Jo-Ann Fabric and Craft Stores, the nation’s largest fabric and craft retailer with locations in 49 states, was founded in 1943 as a single retail store. Today, approximately 790 Jo-Ann stores across the country provide consumers all the fabrics, craft supplies and inspiration they need, conveniently under one roof. For additional information, visit Joann.com. To make creative connections, visit Joann.com/community.

Contacts

Jo-Ann Fabric and Craft Stores
Margaret Skinner, Director, Corporate Communications, 330-463-6705
margaret.skinner@joann.com

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Jo-Ann Fabric and Craft Stores, in partnership with the American Red Cross, will be collecting monetary donations through February 1, to benefit the ARC – 2012 Hurricane and Other Related Storm Fund.

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Contacts

Jo-Ann Fabric and Craft Stores
Margaret Skinner, Director, Corporate Communications, 330-463-6705
margaret.skinner@joann.com