MENOMONEE FALLS, Wis.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Kohl’s
(NYSE: KSS) announced a $100,000 cash donation toward flood relief
efforts in Louisiana. 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 cleanup 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 would like to express our deepest sympathies to those families,
including many of our Associates, who are impacted by the devastating
flooding in Louisiana. Our dedicated Kohl’s Associates in Action
volunteers are offering assistance and are committed to helping the area
recover,” said Jen Johnson, Kohl’s vice president of corporate
communications. “Our business is rooted in these communities which is
why we partner with the American Red Cross to provide critical support
when it is needed most.”
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
3.7 million hours of their time since 2001, and Kohl’s has donated more
than $112 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 initiatives nationwide.
To inquire about coordinating a Kohl’s Associates in Action volunteer
event, 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 more
than 1,100 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 nearly $300 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 http://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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