Customers join #GivingTuesday; Kohl’s will donate $1 for every Kohl’s
Cares purchase made on Dec. 1 to Toys for Tots
MENOMONEE FALLS, Wis.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Kohl’s (NYSE: KSS) today announced they are helping make spirits bright
for children in need this holiday with nearly six million dollars in
donations to celebrate the season of giving.
On November 23, Kohl’s announced a donation of nearly $5.9 million worth
of plush toys and children’s books to the Today
Show’s 22nd annual Holiday Toy Drive. This donation
celebrates the company’s largest gift to the Drive since the partnership
with the Today Show began 11 years ago.
New this year, Kohl’s will also support #GivingTuesday by encouraging
customers to join in the giving spirit of the season by purchasing Kohl’s
Cares items for only $5 each with 100 percent of net profit
benefiting children’s health initiatives nationwide. Available in stores
and on Kohls.com,
the Kohl’s Cares collection includes cherished children’s books from
author/illustrator Nancy Tillman, coordinating soft toys, a Blake
Shelton Christmas CD, a calendar, a note card set and a holiday
cookbook. For every Kohl’s Cares purchase made in store or online on
Tuesday, December 1, Kohl’s will donate $1 to Toys
for Tots, up to $100,000.
“We are thrilled to celebrate the season of giving by donating nearly $6
million to children across the country and we know our customers will be
excited to hear their purchase of Kohl’s Cares items on Giving Tuesday
will give to those in need through our partnership with Toys For Tots,”
said Bevin Bailis, Kohl’s senior vice president of communications and
public relations. “Supporting families and communities is at the heart
of who we are as a company and each year, Kohl’s gives more than $50
million to support children and family health in communities across the
In addition to donations like these, Kohl’s Associates in Action (AiA)
program encourages Kohl’s associates to positively impact their local
communities and youth-serving nonprofit organizations. Throughout each
year, thousands of Kohl’s associates volunteer millions of hours at
nonprofit organizations in their communities, resulting in nearly $100
million in corporate grants since the program’s inception in 2001.
The Kohl’s Cares merchandise program and AiA program are part of Kohl’s
overall philanthropic platform, Kohl’s Cares®, which supports local
communities nationwide all year long. Additional information on Kohl’s
Cares can be found Kohls.com/Cares.
Kohl’s (NYSE: KSS) is a leading specialty department store with 1,16
6 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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