MENOMONEE FALLS, Wis.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–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.
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