Kohlís supports hospitals with $21 million in donations

Special to The Freeman

March 3, 2015

MENOMONEE FALLS ó In 2014, Kohlís Department Stores donated more than $21 million to 164 American hospitals as part of the Kohlís Cares Hospital Program.

According to the Menomonee Falls-based retailer, every year Kohlís Cares funds programs that focus on the health and wellness of children and addresses specific issues in each hospitalís community.

ďThe Kohlís Cares Hospital Program is designed to meet the unique needs of communities nationwide with customized programming and public events that provide important services and information at no cost to thousands of families every year,Ē said Bevin Bailis, Kohlís senior vice president, communications and public relations, in a statement. ďWe are inspired by what our hospital partners accomplish in the communities where we live and work, and are proud to join forces to keep children healthy and well.Ē

The Kohlís Cares Hospital Program was introduced in 2000 and is supported through the purchase of childrenís books, plush toys and other seasonal items for $5 each.