|[September 25, 2013]
Kohl's Department Stores Donates $150,000 to the American Red Cross to Support Flood Relief Efforts in Colorado
MENOMONEE FALLS, Wis. --(Business Wire)--
Department Stores (NYSE: KSS) today announced a $150,000 cash
donation toward flood relief efforts in Colorado. 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.
"Our hearts go out to the families and communities that were so deeply
impacted by the devastating floods and destruction in Colorado,"
said Michelle Gass, Kohl's chief customer officer. "We are grateful to
be in a position to provide financial assistance and volunteer support
as these communities come together to repair and rebuild."
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 669,000 associates hae donated more than
2.2 million hours of their time since 2001, and Kohl's has donated more
than $63 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 flood 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.
About Kohl's Department Stores
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 1,155 stores in 49 states. In
support of the communities it serves, Kohl's has raised more than $231
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,
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