Kohl's Department Stores Donates $250,000 to Support Hurricane Irene Relief Efforts

Kohl’s Department Stores has donated $250,000 to the American Red Cross toward Hurricane Irene relief efforts.

Kohl’s is also encouraging its associates to volunteer in support of cleanup efforts through its Associates in Action volunteer programme. In recognition of volunteer hours, Kohl’s will donate corporate grants to the NGOs being supported by Kohl’s associates.

Kohl’s Associates in Action volunteers support a range of local nonprofit organizations year-round. More than 400,000 associates have donated more than 1.3 million hours of their time since 2001 as a result of this program, and Kohl’s has donated more than $38 million to nonprofits throughout the nation. The Associates in Action volunteer program is part of Kohl’s overall philanthropic platform, Kohl’s Cares®, which is committed to supporting children’s health and education initiatives in communities nationwide.

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Partnership types

Project funding; Provision of services / personnel

Regions / countries / territories

Americas: United States

Global issues

Disasters and humanitarian affairs

Business sectors

Retail trade