ó As part of its new Hometown Giving Program, Kohlís donated to 28
area nonprofits a total of $500,000 in grants.
organizations will use the funding for programs within Milwaukee
County focused on areas such as poverty, safety and education.
born and raised in the Milwaukee area, and we have a deep and
long-standing commitment to supporting organizations that strengthen
our community and make Milwaukee a great place to live and work,Ē
said Jen Johnson, Kohlís vice president of communications, in a
weíve added a new way to support local organizations that are making
a positive impact for families throughout our region. Weíve been so
impressed by the ingenuity and inventiveness of the proposals weíve
received. These esteemed nonprofits are proof that big impact can be
made by small groups of dedicated people focused on improving the
world around them.Ē
recipients of the 2017 Kohlís Hometown Giving Program include: Adult
Learning Center; AIDS Resource Center of Wisconsin; Center for
Veterans Issues, Ltd.; College Possible Milwaukee; First Stage;
Hmong American Friendship Association; Hope House of Milwaukee; and
Milwaukee Youth Symphony Orchestra.
Giving Program grants are made possible through Kohlís philanthropic
program, Kohlís Cares, which sells childrenís books and toys and
donates 100 percent of the net profit to charitable initiatives