OPPORTUNITY FOR MORE THAN $300,000 IN KOHL'S SCHOLARSHIPS AND PRIZES EXPIRES MARCH 15 Just two weeks remain to nominate young volunteers for the Kohl's Kids Who Care® Scholarship Program
WHAT: Only two weeks remain to nominate young volunteers for the Kohl's Kids Who Care® Scholarship Program. Volunteers ages 6 to 18 can win prizes ranging from $50 gift cards to $5,000 scholarships.
The online nomination process is easy. Anyone ages 21 or older can nominate a young volunteer at www.kohlskidswhocare.com. Scholarships are given to kids making a difference in their communities.
Past winners have been recognized for a variety of activities including raising money for local food pantries, founding a school group to increase student and community autism awareness, raising money for kids with life-threatening illnesses, hosting birthday parties for homeless children and so much more.
Kohl's will reward more than 1,900 kids nationwide for their good deeds. Youth volunteers are honored in two age categories: 6-12 and 13-18. Two nominees from each of Kohl's 900+ stores will win a $50 Kohl's gift card; and 190 of them will win regional scholarships worth $1,000 toward post-secondary education. Ten volunteers will earn national recognition winning scholarships worth $5,000 toward post-secondary education. Kohl's will also contribute $1,000 to a nonprofit organization on behalf of each national winner.
The Kohl's Kids Who Care Scholarship Program is part of the company's Kohl's Cares for Kids program. Special Kohl's Cares for Kids merchandise is sold year-round with 100 percent of the net profits going to children's health and education nationwide.
WHEN: Nominations are accepted through March 15 at www.kohlskidswhocare.com.
ABOUT: 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. By the end of April, Kohl's will operate 957 stores in 47 states, and in the fall of 2008, Kohl's will celebrate the opening of its 1000th store. A company committed to the communities it serves Kohl's has raised more than $85 million for children's initiatives nationwide through its Kohl's Cares for Kids® philanthropic program. For a list of store locations and information, or for the added convenience of shopping online, visit.
CONTACT: Ryan Ratajewski at 262.703.7204 or email@example.com