Kohlís donates $3 million to the American Cancer Society

Freeman Staff

Aug. 4, 2015

MENOMONEE FALLS ó Kohlís Department Stores announced it will donate more than $3 million during the course of three years to the American Cancer Society to continue the companyís support of the fight against breast cancer, according to a Tuesday announcement.

In addition, the donation will launch the Kohlís Healthy Families program in southeast Wisconsin, which is dedicated to providing information and resources on the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of cancer through three core components ó helping families stay well, get well and fight back, according to the announcement.

"Kohlís is proud to expand our partnership with the American Cancer Society from our focus on breast cancer to all cancer, offering critical support to local families," said Bevin Bailis, Kohlís senior vice president of communications and public relations, in a statement. "We know a cancer diagnosis affects an entire family and is difficult for patients and their loved ones. The new Kohlís Healthy Families program ensures everyone has the information, resources and programs they need to fight back against the disease."