Kohl’s Cares® Scholarship Program Now Accepting Nominations for Outstanding
Kohl’s to honor more than 2,300 youth with nearly $400,000 in scholarships and
MENOMONEE FALLS, Wis. -- January 31, 2014
The Kohl’s Department Stores (NYSE: KSS) Kohl’s Cares^® Scholarship Program
will award nearly $400,000 in scholarships and prizes this year to more than
2,300 young volunteers who have made a positive impact in their communities.
Nominations for kids ages six to 18 will be accepted January 31 – March 14 at
kohlskids.com. Kohl's is encouraging parents, teachers, neighbors and friends
to nominate outstanding youth, in celebration of their time, energy and
passion to helping others.
Two nominees from each of the more than 1,100 Kohl’s stores nationwide will
win a $50 Kohl’s gift card, and nearly 200 will win regional scholarships
worth $1,000 toward higher education. Ten national winners will be awarded a
total of $10,000 in scholarships for higher 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 19,500 kids with more than $3.9 million in scholarships
and prizes. For more information or a list of past Kohl’s Cares ^ Scholarship
Program winners, visit kohlskids.com.
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 19,500
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 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 1,158 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, join the discussion on Facebook (http://www.facebook.com/Kohls)
or Twitter (http://twitter.com/Kohls) or get inspired on Pinterest
(http://pinterest.com/Kohls) and Instagram (http://instagram.com/Kohls).
The Kohl’s Department Stores
Tami Kou, 262-703-7725 or firstname.lastname@example.org
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