Kohl’s Donates $150,000 to Ronald McDonald House Charities Eastern Wisconsin

Funding to introduce new long-term hospitality bag program, bring in
a visiting artist, and continue family programs

(NYSE: KSS) today announced a donation of $150,000 to Ronald
McDonald House Charities® of Eastern Wisconsin, Inc.
(RMHC) to
further the organization’s mission of keeping families together and
promoting the health and well-being of children. The funding will
introduce a new hospitality basket program aimed at alleviating
financial burdens for families during extended stays, expand the art
engagement program and update House amenities, in addition to continuing
to support other RMHC programs and services.

“Kohl’s is proud to continue our partnership with Ronald McDonald House
Charities Eastern Wisconsin,” said Jen Johnson, Kohl’s senior vice
president, corporate communications. “We are inspired by the work Ronald
McDonald House does each day to keep families close and create a
community of support for them when they need it most.”

Kohl’s donation will introduce a Hospitality Basket Program to gift
full-size toiletries, slippers and other personal items to families who
anticipate longer-term stays at the House – helping to ease the
financial burden of staying away from home and to ensure they are as
comfortable as possible. Funds will also allow RMHC to bring in a
visiting artist, for two three-month terms, to work with guests to build
community art through the [email protected] Program, as well as replace the
playhouse and gazebo in the on-site garden.

Kohl’s funding will continue to support the Hospitality Cart at
Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin, offering healthy snacks, toys and
books to families receiving treatment, as well as the sibling and
newborn care bag programs, providing activities for siblings of sick
children and necessities such as receiving blankets and other toiletries
to support parents of hospitalized newborns. Additionally, Kohl’s will
continue to support the House’s music and art, music and dance therapies
and garden educational and memorial programs.

“We are grateful for Kohl’s continued generosity, which enables us to
better foster a supportive, loving environment to make a family’s stay
with us just a little easier,” said Ann Petrie, Ronald McDonald House
Charities Eastern Wisconsin’s president and CEO. “We strive to enhance
the quality of life for the children and families we serve by providing
comprehensive programs and services that support and strengthen them
during their stay at the House.”

and Kohl’s
have given nearly $600,000 to Ronald McDonald House Charities
Eastern Wisconsin since 2014. Through the Kohl’s Cares cause merchandise
program, children’s books and plush toys are sold throughout the year
with 100 percent of the net profit benefiting charitable initiatives

For more information on Kohl’s commitment to family health and wellness,
visit Corporate.Kohls.com.

About Kohl’s

Kohl’s (NYSE: KSS) is a leading omnichannel retailer with more than
1,100 stores in 49 states. With a commitment to inspiring and empowering
families to lead fulfilled lives, Kohl’s offers amazing national and
exclusive brands, incredible savings and an easy shopping experience in
our stores, online at Kohls.com and on Kohl’s mobile app. Since its
founding, Kohl’s has given more than $700 million to support communities
nationwide, with a focus on family health and wellness. For a list of
store locations or to shop online, visit Kohls.com. For more information
about Kohl’s impact in the community or how to join our winning team,
visit Corporate.Kohls.com or follow @KohlsNews
on Twitter.

About Ronald McDonald House Charities Eastern Wisconsin

Since opening in 1984 Ronald McDonald House Charities of Eastern
Wisconsin, Inc. has been dedicated to keeping families together. We have
provided more than 40,000 family stays to families from Wisconsin, all
50 states, and 37 foreign countries. The House is so much more than a
place to sleep; it is a community with comfortable rooms and supportive
programming, including art and music therapy, dog therapy, a healthy
meal program and garden education. The Ronald McDonald House mission is
supported by more than 550 volunteers. Visit our website for more
information at http://www.rmhc-easternwi.org/.
Become a part of our virtual community through Facebook (https://www.facebook.com/RMHCMilwaukee),
Twitter (https://twitter.com/RMHCMKE)
or our blog “Love Notes” (http://rmhc-easternwi.org/news/).


Julia Fennelly, [email protected],
Ann Petrie, [email protected],

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