Kohlís donates $3.7M to Childrenís Hospital of Wisconsin

Special to The Freeman

June 11, 2014

MENOMONEE FALLS Ė Kohlís Corp. on Wednesday said it has renewed its partnership with Childrenís Hospital of Wisconsin with a $3.7 million donation over the next three years.

The donation comes from Kohlís program, Kohlís Cares, which sells special merchandise and donates 100 percent of the net profit to benefit childrenís programs throughout the nation. Its $3.7 million donation will support programs that educate Wisconsin children and families of safety risks in and out of their homes, according to a statement.

"Kohlís Cares and Childrenís Hospital of Wisconsin share a commitment to childrenís health and education, and we are honored to continue our partnership and work to keep Wisconsin families safe and well,Ē said Bevin Bailis, Kohlís senior vice president of public relations and communications. ďWe are very proud of the Kohlís Cares Grow Safe & Healthy Program and are inspired by the impact the program continues to make in the Milwaukee community and beyond.Ē

Since 2000, Menomonee Falls-based Kohlís has donated more than $75 million to support charitable initiatives in the metro-Milwaukee area, including more than $12 million to Children's Hospital of Wisconsin.