Kohl’s associates also encouraged to volunteer in impacted
MENOMONEE FALLS, Wis.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov. 1, 2012--
Department Stores (NYSE: KSS) today announced a $1 million cash
donation toward Hurricane Sandy relief efforts along the East Coast.
Kohl’s is providing this donation to the American
Red Cross, which is delivering much-needed emergency supplies and
services in the hurricane-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.
“Our hearts go out to the families and communities impacted by the
severe weather and flooding caused by Hurricane Sandy. Kohl’s wants
these families to know that we are here to help,” said Vicki Shamion,
Kohl’s senior vice president, public relations, social marketing and
community relations. “The destruction has been great, the need will be
ongoing, and Kohl’s is proud to be in a position to provide financial
assistance, as well as volunteer service, to our valued customers,
associates and residents along the East Coast.”
Kohl’s Associates in Action volunteers help a range of youth-serving
nonprofit organizations year-round. More than 610,000 associates have
donated more than 2 million hours of their time since 2001, and Kohl’s
has donated more than $57 million to nonprofits throughout the nation.
The Associates in Action volunteer program is part of Kohl’s overall
philanthropic platform, Kohl’s Cares®, which is committed to supporting
children’s health and education initiatives nationwide.
To inquire about coordinating a Kohl’s Associates in Action volunteer
event for hurricane and severe weather cleanup efforts, 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.
Based in Menomonee Falls, Wis., Kohl’s (NYSE: KSS) is a family-focused,
value-oriented specialty department store offering moderately priced,
exclusive and national brand apparel, shoes, accessories, beauty and
home products in an exciting shopping environment. With a commitment to
environmental leadership, Kohl’s operates 1,146 stores in 49 states. In
support of the communities it serves, Kohl’s has raised more
than $208 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 a list of store locations and information, or for the added
convenience of shopping online, visit www.Kohls.com, or
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Source: Kohl’s Department Stores
Kohl’s Department Stores
Vicki Shamion, 262-703-1464