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Kohl’s Donates $250,000 to the Japanese Red Cross Society for Earthquake and Tsunami Relief Efforts

Submitted by: Kohl's Department Stores

Categories: Events, Philanthropy & Corporate Contributions

Posted: Mar 15, 2011 – 05:39 PM EST


MENOMONEE FALLS, Wis., Mar. 15 /CSRwire/ - Today Kohl's Department Stores (NYSE: KSS) announced a $250,000 cash donation toward earthquake and tsunami relief efforts in Japan. Kohl’s is providing the donation to the Japanese Red Cross Society, which is delivering much-needed emergency supplies and services in the earthquake and tsunami impacted areas.

"As a family-focused department store, our hearts go out to the tens of thousands of families impacted by the catastrophic loss caused by the devastating earthquake and tsunami," said Julie Gardner, Kohl's executive vice president and chief marketing officer. "The loss is great, the need is immense, and Kohl's is proud to be in a position to help during this tragedy. As relief efforts continue in the weeks and months to come, we hope the financial assistance will provide needed support during this challenging time."

Should associates and customers choose to support the relief efforts, an unrestricted donation can be made to the International Response fund at or by calling 1-800-REDCROSS (1-800-733-2767).

About Kohl's
Based in Menomonee Falls, Wis., Kohl's (NYSE: KSS) is a family-focused, value-oriented specialty department store offering moderately priced, exclusive and national brand apparel, shoes, accessories, beauty and home products in an exciting shopping environment. With a commitment to environmental leadership, Kohl's operates 1,097 stores in 49 states. In support of the communities it serves, Kohl's has raised more than $180 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 a list of store locations and information, or for the added convenience of shopping online, visit

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