Kohl’s Department Stores to Donate more than $195,000 to Children’s Hospital of Michigan Foundation to Support Injury Prevention Program
The gift supports Kohl’s Injury Prevention Program (KIPP) at the Children’s Hospital of Michigan DMC, which provides injury prevention education and safety tools to decrease unintentional child deaths and injuries. In the past 15 years, Kohl’s has donated more than $6,194,443 to Children’s Hospital of Michigan Foundation through Kohl’s Cares®.
4 p.m. to 7 p.m. Thursday, August 20
(Check presentation scheduled for 5 p.m.)
Kohl’s – Livonia
29580 7 Mile Road, Livonia, MI 48152.
Kids ages 14 and younger will receive a free bike helmet, and Coach Blashill will sign the first 100. The event also features free children’s activities, music, snacks and local public safety officials and vehicles.
About Children’s Hospital of Michigan Foundation
Established in 2003, the Foundation is dedicated to advancing the health and healthcare of the children of Michigan. This is accomplished through philanthropic support for pediatric medical education, research, and community benefit programs. The Foundation granted $5.7 million in 2014 for vital pediatric health initiatives. The Foundation is an independent public charity governed by a community board of 27 directors, and is a 501(c) (3) charitable organization. Learn more at www.chmfoundation.org.
About the Children’s Hospital of Michigan, www.childrensdmc.org
For more than 125 years, the Children’s Hospital of Michigan is the first hospital in the state dedicated exclusively to the treatment of children. With more than 40 pediatric medical and surgical specialties and services, the hospital is a leader internationally in neurology and neurosurgery, cardiology, oncology, and diagnostic services; it is ranked one of America’s best hospitals for children and sees more children than any hospital in the state. More Michigan pediatricians are trained at the Children’s Hospital of Michigan than at any other facility. Children’s Hospital of Michigan is one of eight hospitals operated by the Detroit Medical Center (DMC).
Kohl’s (NYSE: KSS) is a leading specialty department store with 1,164 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 more than $274 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 www.Kohls.com/Cares. For a list of store locations and information, or for the added convenience of shopping online, visit www.Kohls.com.
Connect with Kohl’s:
Leslie Fleming, Director of Communications and Annual Giving
Children’s Hospital of Michigan Foundation
313-745-1933 or Leslie.Fleming@chmfoundation.org