Kohl’s Department Stores Continues Its Title Sponsorship of the JDRF Kohl’s Walk to Cure Diabetes

  Kohl’s Department Stores Continues Its Title Sponsorship of the JDRF Kohl’s
  Walk to Cure Diabetes

 More than 1,600 Kohl’s associates, friends and family to participate in the
              baseball-themed JDRF Kohl’s Walk to Cure Diabetes

Business Wire

MENOMONEE FALLS, Wis. -- September 13, 2013

Today, Kohl’s Department Stores (NYSE: KSS) announced that in support of
curing type 1 diabetes (T1D) and improving the lives of local children, more
than 1,600 Kohl’s associates, friends and family will take part in the JDRF
Kohl’s Walk to Cure Diabetes on September 14, 2013 at the Milwaukee County
Zoo. Complete with baseball-themed kids’ activities to help ‘Knock T1D Out of
the Park’, the annual event represents Kohl’s Cares® commitment to JDRF and
focuses on the lives of children in the communities it serves.

“Kohl’s Cares is proud to continue its support of JDRF and join hundreds of
local families at the 2013 JDRF Kohl’s Walk to Cure Diabetes,” said Michelle
Gass, Kohl’s chief customer officer. “Kohl’s Cares and JDRF share a commitment
to children’s health and we applaud the work JDRF is doing to improve the
lives of those affected by type 1 diabetes in our community.”

“The JDRF mission is to discover, develop and deliver advances that cure,
better treat and prevent type 1 diabetes and Kohl’s Cares partnership and
support brings us even closer to reaching this mission,” said Wendy Hanisch,
JDRF Executive Director. “We are touched by the overwhelming involvement of
the more than 1,600 Kohl’s participants in the 2013 JDRF Kohl’s Walk to Cure
Diabetes and are confident that together we will continue to develop better
treatments and one day a cure for those with type 1 diabetes and their

Since 1996, Kohl’s and Kohl’s Cares have contributed more than $2 million to
support JDRF. In 2010, Kohl's Cares became the title sponsor of the JDRF
Kohl's Walk to Cure Diabetes and has donated $100,000 annually to support the

The support of JDRFbuilds upon Kohl’s long history of charitable involvement
in the communities it serves.Since 2000, Kohl’s and the Kohl’s Cares program
have combined to give nearly $64 million to support charitable initiatives in
the metro-Milwaukee area.

Kohl's Cares, the philanthropic platform of Kohl's Department Stores, is
committed to giving back to the communities it serves by supporting kids'
health and education nationwide, women's health and the fight against breast
cancer, and environmental initiatives. Since 2000, Kohl's has raised more than
$231 million for kids health and education initiatives through the
Kohl'sCares®cause merchandise program, recognized more than 19,000
outstanding kids through the Kohl's Cares Scholarship Program and donated more
than 2.2 million hours of volunteer time through the Associates in Action
volunteer program.For more information on Kohl’s Cares, visit

About Kohl’s

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 operates1,155stores in 49 states. In
support of the communities it serves, Kohl’s has raised more than$231million
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,join the discussion on Facebook
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About JDRF

JDRF is the leading global organization funding type 1 diabetes (T1D)
research. JDRF’s goal is to progressively remove the impact of T1D from
people’s lives until we achieve a world without T1D. JDRF collaborates with a
wide spectrum of partners and is the only organization with the scientific
resources, regulatory influence, and a working plan to better treat, prevent,
and eventually cure T1D. As the largest charitable supporter of T1D research,
JDRF is currently sponsoring $530 million in scientific research in 17
countries. In 2012 alone, JDRF provided more than $110 million to T1D
research. More than 80 percent of JDRF’s expenditures directly support
research and research-related education. In 2012, Forbes magazine named JDRF
one of its five All-Star charities, citing the organization’s efficiency and
effectiveness. For more information, please visit jdrf.org.


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