Kohl’s Awards $1 Million to Fund Milwaukee-Area Student Field Trips in 2018-2019
MENOMONEE FALLS, Wis., October 9, 2018 – Kohl’s (NYSE: KSS) today announced more than 500 schools in the metro-Milwaukee area will take more than 1,300 field trips this school year courtesy of the Kohl’s Field Trip Grant Program. The program will provide more than $1 million for field trips for schools in Dodge, Jefferson, Kenosha, Milwaukee, Ozaukee, Racine, Sheboygan, Walworth, Washington, and Waukesha counties during the 2018-2019 school year.
“Kohl’s is honored to provide free field trips for area students and teachers as a great way to learn through hands-on experiences,” said Jen Johnson, Kohl’s senior vice president of communications. “This funding will help our local teachers enrich their classroom curriculum through immersing students in engaging activities at some of Milwaukee’s top educational destinations.”
Now in its sixth year, the Kohl’s Field Trip Grant Program enables local school groups to visit Kohl’s partner organizations including the Milwaukee Public Museum, Milwaukee County Zoo, Milwaukee Art Museum, Junior Achievement of Wisconsin, Hunger Task Force, Discovery World, and the Betty Brinn Children’s Museum.
The Kohl’s grants cover field trip expenses such as admission fees, transportation, substitute teacher fees and materials required for the educational outing. Grants valued up to $1,000 each were provided to eligible schools on a first-come, first-served basis March 5 through March 16, 2018. For more information on the Kohl’s Field Trip Grant Program visit www.kohlsfieldtrip.com.
Since the inception of the Kohl’s Field Trip Grant Program in 2013, Kohl’s and Kohl’s Cares has awarded more than $6.6 million in educational field trips throughout the Milwaukee area. For more information on Kohl’s philanthropic efforts, visit Corporate.Kohls.com.
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