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Chico's Raises $200K for the American Heart Association
Date:5/29/2009

FT. MYERS, Fla., May 29 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Chico's (NYSE: CHS) is thrilled to announce the results of its highly successful campaign benefitting the American Heart Association's mission to prevent cardiovascular disease and stroke. From Nov. 17, 2008, through March 31, 2009, Chico's committed to donate $2.82 from each sale of its Heartfelt Pin, specially designed for the American Heart Association (AHA) in support of its Start! Movement, a program that encourages walking towards a heart-healthy lifestyle. Sales exceeded expectations, and as a result, Chico's is donating $200,000 to the AHA, a national voluntary health agency whose mission is to build healthier lives, free of cardiovascular diseases and stroke.

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In a ceremony held today at Chico's Ft. Myers Headquarters, AHA Senior National Account Manager Warren Bishop accepted the donation on AHA's behalf.

"Chico's continues to commit itself to charitable causes. Many of our associates, friends, and customers have been affected by heart disease, and the AHA's message of empowerment, courage and inspiration aligns perfectly with Chico's core values," stated Cynthia Murray, Chico's Brand President.

"We are proud to accept this donation on behalf of those in the United States and around the world affected by cardiovascular illness," said John Brennan, Executive Vice President of the AHA's Greater Southeast Affiliate. "Chico's is an extremely generous partner and has shown an extraordinary commitment to the prevention of heart disease and stroke."

About Chico's FAS, Inc.:

The Company is a women's specialty retailer of private branded, sophisticated, casual-to-dressy clothing, intimates, complementary accessories, and other non-clothing gift items. The Company operates 1,069 specialty stores, including stores in 48 states, the District of Columbia, the U.S. Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico. The Chico's brand currently operates 614 boutique and 40 outlet stores, publishes a catalog during key shopping periods throughout the year, and conducts e-commerce at www.chicos.com. White House | Black Market currently operates 326 boutique and 16 outlet stores, publishes a catalog highlighting its latest fashions and conducts e-commerce at www.whitehouseblackmarket.com. Soma Intimates is the Company's developing concept with 72 boutique stores and 1 outlet store today. Soma also publishes a popular catalog for its customers and conducts e-commerce at www.soma.com.

About START!:

Start! Walking Program is the American Heart Association's groundbreaking national campaign that calls on all Americans to commit to fighting the major causes of heart disease and stroke in adults through a comprehensive walking and nutrition program. Start! is recognizing employers who champion the health of their employees and work to create a culture of physical activity and health in the workplace.

For more information about Chico's visit our website at www.chicos.com.


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