MENOMONEE FALLS, Wis., August 31, 2017– Kohl’s (NYSE: KSS) today announced it will double its earlier announced donation to support relief efforts in response to the severe weather impacting Texas and the Gulf Coast, for a total of a $1 million cash donation to the American Red Cross. In addition, Kohl’s will provide an estimated $1 million in financial support to Kohl’s associates who have been significantly impacted by the storm.
“The destruction of the hurricane and its aftermath has continued to escalate day by day,” said Kevin Mansell, Kohl’s chairman, CEO and president. “We feel compelled to increase our donation to the Red Cross to help families across Texas and the Gulf Coast during this time of great need.”
To encourage others to donate to disaster relief efforts, Kohl’s has posted American Red Cross donation information on Kohls.com, in Kohl’s stores, and on the Kohl’s mobile app.
Kohl’s is also encouraging its associates to volunteer in support of relief efforts through Kohl’s volunteer program. To inquire about coordinating a Kohl’s volunteer program event, contact your local Kohl’s store and ask to speak with the store manager about the event. Find your nearest Kohl’s by visiting Kohls.com.
Kohl’s is committed to supporting its communities year-round, including in times of need. Since 2001, Kohl’s has donated more than $7.5 million to support the American Red Cross with disaster relief efforts across the country.
Kohl’s (NYSE: KSS) is a leading omnichannel retailer with more than 1,100 stores in 49 states. With a commitment to inspiring and empowering families to lead fulfilled lives, Kohl’s offers amazing national and exclusive brands, incredible savings and an easy shopping experience in our stores, online at Kohls.com and on Kohl's mobile app. Throughout its history, Kohl's has given nearly $600 million to support communities nationwide. For a list of store locations or to shop online, visit Kohls.com. For more information about Kohl’s impact in the community and how to join our winning team, visit Corporate.Kohls.com.
About the American Red Cross
Each year, the Red Cross responds to nearly 64,000 disasters across the country, including home fires, hurricanes, floods, earthquakes, tornadoes and wildfires. Red Cross services are provided to people in need of assistance at no cost and regardless of income through the generosity of Red Cross donors.
Individuals can help people affected by disasters by making a gift to American Red Cross Disaster Relief. Donations to Disaster Relief enable the Red Cross to prepare for, respond to and help people recover from disasters big and small. Visit redcross.org, call 1-800-REDCROSS or text the word REDCROSS to 90999 to make a $10 donation.