January 13, 2011Washington, DC
– On January 12, Kohl’s associates volunteered at Children’s National Medical Center’s
“Waiting to Exhale” asthma education session and presented a check for $420,236. This marks the third year of Kohl’s support of the Kohl’s Community Asthma Program
at Children’s National, which provides asthma prevention education to high-risk children and their families in the metropolitan Washington region.
“Kohl’s is helping children with chronic asthma by enabling us to provide innovative and family-centered asthma care and education in our emergency department and our community-based clinics,” said Kimberly Lane, director of corporate marketing at Children’s National. “We sincerely appreciate Kohl’s commitment to the children and families of our community.”
“Through our partnership with Children’s National Medical Center, Kohl’s hopes to improve the health of children and play an active role in communities throughout the Washington, D.C. area,” said Patty Holliger, district sales manager for Kohl’s.
Kohl’s commitment to Children’s National Medical Center is made possible through Kohl’s Cares for Kids. Since 2000, Kohl’s has raised more than $150 million for such initiatives nationwide. In the past 10 years, Kohl’s has donated more than $4 million to Children’s National Medical Center through the Kohl’s Cares® program. Their efforts have contributed more than $3 million to Children’s National’s Mobile Clinic Program, PICU, and other critical areas.
Contact Stacy Williams, 301-565-8500
Childrens National Medical Center
Children’s National Medical Center in Washington, DC, has been serving the nation’s children since 1870. Home to Children’s Research Institute and the Sheikh Zayed Institute for Pediatric Surgical Innovation, Children’s National is consistently ranked among the top pediatric hospitals by U.S.News & World Report and the Leapfrog Group. With 283 beds, more than 1,330 nurses, 550 physicians, and seven regional outpatient centers, Children’s National is the only exclusive provider of pediatric care in the Washington metropolitan area. Children’s National has been recognized by the American Nurses Credentialing Center as a Magnet® designated hospital, the highest level of recognition for nursing excellence that a medical center can achieve. For more information, visit www.ChildrensNational.org, receive the latest news from the Children's National press room, or follow us Facebook and Twitter.
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. By the end of September, Kohl’s will operate 1,089 stores in 49 states with a commitment to environmental leadership. In support of the communities it serves, Kohl’s has raised more than $150 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.