MENOMONEE FALLS, Wis.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Kohl’s
(NYSE: KSS) today announced a $100,000 cash donation to support wildfire
relief efforts across the western United States. Kohl’s is providing
this donation to the American
Red Cross, which is delivering much-needed emergency supplies and
services in the impacted areas.
In addition to a financial contribution, Kohl’s encourages its
associates to volunteer in support of recovery efforts through its
Associates in Action volunteer program. In recognition of volunteer
hours, Kohl’s will donate additional corporate grants to the nonprofit
organizations being supported by Kohl’s associates.
“We are deeply saddened by the devastation and heartache caused by the
wildfires across the western United States, and our hearts are with
those impacted during this difficult time,” said Bevin Bailis, Kohl’s
senior vice president of public relations and communications. “It’s our
sincerest hope that our financial support and volunteer efforts will
provide relief to these families and communities as they unite to repair
and rebuild together.”
Kohl’s Associates in Action volunteers help a range of youth-serving
nonprofit organizations year-round. Through the Associates in Action
volunteer program, more than 1 million associates have donated more than
3.2 million hours of their time since 2001, and Kohl’s has donated
nearly $100 million to the nonprofit organizations served. This program
is part of Kohl’s overall philanthropic platform, Kohl’s Cares®, which
is committed to supporting children’s health and education initiatives
To inquire about coordinating a Kohl’s Associates in Action volunteer
event for this disaster recovery effort, contact your local Kohl’s store
and ask to speak with the store manager about Associates in Action. Find
your nearest Kohl’s by visiting www.KohlsCorporation.com.
Kohl’s (NYSE: KSS) is a leading specialty department store with 1,164
stores in 49 states. With a commitment to inspiring and empowering
families to lead fulfilled lives, the company offers amazing national
and exclusive brands, incredible savings and inspiring shopping
experiences in-store, online at Kohls.com
and via mobile devices. Committed to its communities, Kohl’s has raised
more than $274 million for children’s initiatives nationwide through its
Kohl’s Cares® cause merchandise program, which operates under Kohl’s
Cares, LLC, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Kohl’s Department Stores, Inc.
For additional information about Kohl’s philanthropic and environmental
initiatives, visit www.Kohls.com/Cares.
For a list of store locations and information, or for the added
convenience of shopping online, visit www.Kohls.com.
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