Kohl’s Funds More Than $1 Million in Field Trips for the 2016-2017 School Year
MENOMONEE FALLS, Wis., September 8, 2016 – Kohl’s (NYSE: KSS) today announced more than 480 schools in the metro-Milwaukee area will take more than 1,200 field trips this school year courtesy of the Kohl’s Cares 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 2016-2017 school year.
“As students across southeastern Wisconsin head back to class, the Kohl’s Cares Field Trip Grant Program supports area teachers’ continued efforts to provide experiential learning opportunities to their students without the added cost,” said Jen Johnson, Kohl’s vice president of communications. “We are proud to offer students the opportunity to learn and grow with field trips to several organizations that we partner with who provide exciting, best-in-class educational experiences.”
Now in its fourth year, the Kohl’s Cares Field Trip Grant Program allows school groups to visit Kohl’s partner organizations including, Betty Brinn Children’s Museum, Discovery World, Junior Achievement of Wisconsin, the Milwaukee Art Museum, the Milwaukee Public Museum and the Milwaukee County Zoo. The Kohl’s grants cover field trip expenses such as admission fees, transportation, substitute teacher fees and materials required for the experience. Grants valued up to $1,000 each were provided to eligible schools on a first-come, first-served basis March 7 through March 18, 2016. For more information on the Kohl’s Cares Field Trip Grant Program visit www.Kohls.com/fieldtrip.
Since the Kohl’s Cares Field Trip Grant Program started in 2013, Kohl’s has granted more $4.2 million in field trips to more than 840 schools throughout the Milwaukee area. For more information on Kohl’s philanthropic efforts, visit corporate.kohls.com.
Kohl’s (NYSE: KSS) is a leading specialty department store with more than 1,100 stores in 49 states. With a commitment to inspiring and empowering families to lead fulfilled lives, the company offers amazing national and exclusive brands, incredible savings and inspiring shopping experiences in-store, online at Kohls.com and via mobile devices. Committed to its communities, Kohl’s has raised nearly $300 million for children’s initiatives nationwide through its Kohl’s Cares® cause merchandise program, which operates under Kohl’s Cares, LLC, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Kohl’s Department Stores, Inc. For additional information about Kohl’s philanthropic and environmental initiatives, visit http://www.Kohls.com/Cares. For a list of store locations and information, or for the added convenience of shopping online, visit www.Kohls.com.