Kohlís donates more than $1.7 million to fight cancer

Special to The Freeman

March 25, 2014

MENOMONEE FALLS Ė Kohlís Department Stores announced Tuesday a more than $1.7 million donation from Kohlís and its philanthropic platform Kohlís Cares to the American Cancer Society and the Southeast Wisconsin Affiliate of Susan G. Komen, continuing its partnerships with both organizations.

ďKohlís Cares is committed to the fight against breast cancer and passionate about supporting those impacted by the disease,Ē said Michelle Gass, Kohlís chief customer officer, in a statement. ďWe are thrilled to continue our strong partnerships with both the American Cancer Society and Susan G. Komen, and look forward to providing even more local women access to the resources they need for prevention, screening, diagnosis and treatment of breast cancer.Ē

The donation of $1 million to the American Cancer Society will help sustain the current Kohl's Breast Health for Women program, fund a breast cancer survivor health guide and expand the Community Health Worker Program over the next year, according to the announcement.

The donation of $710,000 to the Southeast Wisconsin Affiliate of Susan G. Komen will help retain the Kohlís Conversations for the Cure program and fund the creation of Conversations on the Go and a Kohlís Conversations for the Cure webinar over the next year.

www.Kohls.com/Cares