Kohl’s Cares® Scholarship Program Accepting Nominations February 1 – March 15 for Outstanding Young Volunteers

  Kohl’s Cares® Scholarship Program Accepting Nominations February 1 – March
  15 for Outstanding Young Volunteers

  Kohl’s is honoring more than 2,300 youth, ages six to 18, who have made a
 positive impact on their communities with more than $425,000 in scholarships
                 and prizes; top winners receive $10,000 each

Business Wire

MENOMONEE FALLS, Wis. -- February 1, 2013

The Kohl’s Department Stores (NYSE: KSS) Kohl’s Cares^® Scholarship Program
will award more than $425,000 in scholarships and prizes this year. Ranging
from $50 Kohl’s gift cards to $10,000 scholarships, more than 2,300 young
volunteers who have made a positive impact on their communities will be
selected. Nominations for kids ages six to 18 will be accepted February 1 –
March 15 at kohlskids.com.

To nominate volunteers ages six to 18 for a Kohl’s Cares scholarship, visit
kohlskids.com. Nominations are accepted February 1 through March 15, and
nominators must be 21 years or older. Two nominees from each of the more than
1,100 Kohl’s stores nationwide will win a $50 Kohl’s gift card, and more than
200 will win regional scholarships worth $1,000 toward post-secondary
education. Ten national winners will be awarded a total of $10,000 in
scholarships for post-secondary education, and Kohl’s will donate $1,000 to a
nonprofit organization on each national winner’s behalf.

Since the Kohl’s Cares Scholarship Program began in 2001, Kohl’s has
recognized more than 17,000 kids with more than $3.4 million in scholarships
and prizes. In 2013, Kohl’s celebrates its 13^th year of rewarding young
volunteers. Below are just a couple of examples of the outstanding youth
recognized during last years’ program.

In 2012, Kohl’s honored national winner Brianna Moore, 15, from Detroit,
Michigan who collected, decorated and delivered food baskets that fed more
than 400 families in her community, along with collecting and providing hats
and gloves for approximately 320 local school children to keep them warm
during the harsh Detroit winter. Regional winner, Mackenzie Bearup, 18, was
recognized for founding Sheltering Books, Inc., an organization that has
collected and donated more than 100,000 books to children in homeless shelters
in 35 states and underprivileged school children in the Dominican Republic and
Jamaica.

The Kohl’s Cares^® Scholarship Program is part of Kohl’s Cares^®, Kohl’s
philanthropic program focused on improving the lives of children. Kohl’s
Cares^® benefits children’s health and education initiatives nationwide
through its merchandise program, featuring special books and plush toys where
100 percent of net profit benefits children’s initiatives; fundraising gift
cards for schools and youth serving organizations and the Associates in Action
associate volunteer program. For more information or a list of past Kohl’s
Cares ^ Scholarship Program winners, visit kohlskids.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 operates1,146stores in 49 states. In
support of the communities it serves, Kohl’s has raised more than$208million
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,
visitwww.Kohls.com,or join the discussion on
Facebookhttp://www.facebook.com/kohlsor Twitterhttp://twitter.com/Kohls.

Contact:

Kohl’s Department Stores
Tami Kou, 262-703-7725
tami.kou@kohls.com
or
Maggie Lund, 262-703-7825
maggie.lund@kohls.com
 
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