Kohlís donates nearly $18 million in corporate grants

Special to The Freeman

Feb. 18, 2015

MENOMONEE FALLS Ė Kohlís department stores have donated nearly $18 million in corporate grants, benefiting more than 8,500 nonprofit organizations across the country in 2014.

The grants are through Kohlís best-in-class Associates in Action volunteer program.

Since the programís inception, Kohlís has donated nearly $100 million in corporate grants through the program, serving thousands of youth-serving nonprofits nationwide.

To kick off 2015 volunteering, nearly 3,000 Kohlís associates from around the country participated in Kohlís largest-ever volunteer event yesterday in Orlando, Fla., as part of the companyís annual leadership meeting

Together they packed 50,000 care packages of kid-friendly activity items for children receiving services from more than 160 Kohlís Cares hospital partners. 

The Associates in Action program is part of Kohlís overall philanthropic platform, Kohlís Cares, which includes the Kohlís Cares cause merchandise program, Kohlís Cares Scholarship Program, Kohlís Cares Hospital Program and fundraising gift card program.

Additional information and how to qualify for an AiA grant can be found online at www.kohlscorporation.com.