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JCPENNEY AIDS RED CROSS RELIEF

 JCPENNEY AIDS RED CROSS RELIEF
 ATLANTA, Aug. 27, /PRNewswire/ -- JCPenney (NYSE: JCP) today


committed $250,000 immediate cash support for aid to victims of Hurricane Andrew through the American Red Cross Disaster Relief Fund, it was announced by R. H. Seaman, regional president for the company's operations in the Southeastern United States.
 "The devastation suffered by our customers and our own associates in South Florida and Louisiana is awful in scope and severity. We are compelled to step forward again as we have always done in these enormous natural disasters," Mr. Seaman commented. He further noted that this is the second major contribution this year to the Red Cross Disaster Fund, having made a $100,000 grant in February.
 JCPenney is also facilitating a nationwide groundswell for concern among its 180,000 associates to provide assistance to their fellow associates in the hardest hit areas of Southeast Florida, where many lost their homes and possessions.
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 /CONTACT: H.J. Rusman of JCPenney, 214/591-1316/
 (JCP) CO: JCPenney ST: Texas, Florida, Louisiana IN: REA SU:


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