Kohlís to donate $2M to nonprofits

Special to The Freeman

April 2, 2014

MENOMONEE FALLS Ė Kohlís Corp. on Wednesday said itís planning to donate $2 million this year to nonprofit organizations that serve youth.

According to a statement, the grants are part of the firmís participation in National Volunteer Week and Earth Day. Across the country, Kohlís volunteers will support youth-serving nonprofit organizations by participating in environmentally-based activities as part of Associates in Action, Kohlís associate volunteer program, the statement said.

Menomonee Falls-based Kohlís will also donate corporate grants to each organization, expected to total more than $2 million this year, and more than $10 million over the five years of the program.

Over the last four years, the company has donated $8 million under the program. Since 2001, through the Associates in Action volunteer program, Kohlís associates nationwide have participated in more than 143,000 volunteer activities resulting in more than $79 million in corporate grants, according to the statement.