Kohl's Cares(R) books and plush toys support children's health and education initiatives nationwide
Submitted by: Kohl's Department Stores
Posted: Sep 30, 2011 – 08:00 AM EST
MENOMONEE FALLS, Wis., Sep. 30 /CSRwire/ - Kohl’s Department Stores (NYSE: KSS) and author/illustrator Nancy Tillman are helping shoppers find the perfect family-friendly gift at a great value this holiday season. Now through the end of December, Kohl’s offers exclusive hardcover editions of On the Night You Were Born, Wherever You Are My Love Will Find You, The Spirit of Christmas and It’s Time to Sleep, My Love along with coordinating plush toys, for just $5 each through the Kohl’s Cares® cause merchandise program. Readers of all ages will get swept away in the loving words and imaginative illustrations of these story books and will feel good knowing Kohl’s donates 100 percent of the net profit to children’s health and education initiatives in communities nationwide. Since the program’s inception more than 10 years ago, Kohl’s has turned $5 merchandise into more than $180 million to help make a positive difference in the lives of children.
“This holiday season, Kohl’s is delighted to offer Nancy Tillman’s richly illustrated books and plush toys for just $5 each,” said Julie Gardner, Kohl’s executive vice president and chief marketing officer. “The Kohl’s Cares program is a wonderful way for our customers to be able to give quality gifts that fit their budget and, in the true spirit of the holidays, give back to the community.”
"The Kohl’s Cares cause merchandise program is a great way to share the message of my books with children and their families,” said author/illustrator Nancy Tillman. “When you purchase On the Night You Were Born, Wherever You Are My Love Will Find You, The Spirit of Christmas and It's Time to Sleep, My Love you are truly giving a gift of love to children across the country."
Kohl’s also has something for the cooks and music lovers on your shopping list. Good Housekeeping’s cookbook, A Very Merry Christmas Cookbook, makes holiday entertaining stress-free and enjoyable with seasonal recipes and table decoration ideas that are sure to make a memorable holiday meal. The Have Yourself A Merry Little Country Christmas CD brings holiday spirit with country flair, featuring holiday tunes by popular country artists.
All items are available for just $5 each at the 1,127 Kohl’s stores nationwide or online at Kohls.com. In addition to the merchandise program, Kohl’s Cares features the Kohl’s scholarship program, which this year recognized nearly 2,220 young volunteers with nearly $420,000 in scholarships and prizes; the Associates in Action program, which encourages associate volunteerism and provided more than $10 million in grants to youth-focused nonprofit organizations last year alone; and fundraising gift cards for schools and youth-serving organizations. For more information, visit Kohls.com/Cares.
About Kohl’s Department Stores
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 1,127 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 www.Kohls.com.
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