Kohl’s and Vanessa Hudgens Give a Los Angeles School a Stylish Surprise

To help kids feel good about themselves as they head back to school, on Wednesday, August 17, Kohl’s brought K-12th grade students and teachers from The Accelerated Schools in Los Angeles together for what they thought was a routine first week of school assembly.

A student from The Accelerated Schools in Los Angeles receives a new pair of shoes from Kohl's.
A student from The Accelerated Schools in Los Angeles receives a new pair of shoes from Kohl's.

Little did they know - Vanessa Hudgens and Kohl’s Associates in Action volunteers were waiting to surprise students with nearly 2,000 pairs of new Nike shoes, enough to give the entire student body a new pair of sneakers for the year ahead!

And because we learned from
AdoptAClassroom.org that more than 90% of teachers spend an average of $600 of their own money on classroom essentials throughout the year, we gave all 83 teachers a $600 AdoptAClassroom.org gift card to fund everything they need to make it a successful year for their students.

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Vanessa Hudgens & Kohl's Surprise Students with New Shoes

It’s all part of our greater commitment to AdoptAClassroom.org, in which Kohl's will donate a minimum of $250,000 and up to $1 million to the organization during this back-to-school season.

For families, Kohl’s is the shopping destination for first day and every day essentials. With best-in-class basics and in demand brands, Kohl’s gets everyone dressed for school year success!

Vanessa Hudgens speaks to students at The Accelerated Schools in Los Angeles.
Vanessa Hudgens speaks to students at The Accelerated Schools in Los Angeles.
Kohl's also gifted teachers with a $600 AdoptAClassroom.org gift card.
Kohl's also gifted teachers with a $600 AdoptAClassroom.org gift card.
Each student at The Accelerated Schools in Los Angeles got a new pair of Nike shoes from Kohl's to start the year off in style.
Each student at The Accelerated Schools in Los Angeles got a new pair of Nike shoes from Kohl's to start the year off in style.