News Release

Friday, August 09, 2013

Contact: Heather Kent 757-668-7554

Kohl’s donates $89,500 to establish Kohl’s FitKids program

Children’s Hospital of The King’s Daughters and
Kohl’s Department Stores Announce New Program 
 

 

Kohl’s donates $89,500 to establish Kohl’s FitKids program 

 

WHAT: Check presentation to be held prior to the Tides Game on August 11 at 5:35 p.m.  Kohl’s will be presenting a check for $89,500 to Children’s Hospital of The King’s Daughters prior to the Norfolk Tides game against the Rochester Red Wings.

WHO: This year's grant will launch a new campaign called Kohl’s FitKids, a community-based program designed to educate families about the importance of staying fit and making healthy food choices.  In the past nine years, Kohl’s has donated more than $785,213 to Children’s Hospital of The King’s Daughters through Kohl’s Cares®.

 

WHEN:  August 11 at 5:35 p.m.

WHERE: Habor Park, 150 Park Avenue, Norfolk, VA 23510

                                         

VISUALS: 

  • Tides baseball game
  • Video board with health and wellness trivia questions
  • CHKD resource tables promoting nutrition, fitness and sport safety
  • Giveaways and prizes
  • Kohl’s associates presenting an oversized $89,500 check to hospital executives

 

 

About Children’s Hospital of The King’s Daughters

CHKD is the only freestanding children’s hospital in Virginia and serves the medical and surgical needs of children throughout greater Hampton Roads, the Eastern Shore of Virginia and northeastern North Carolina. The CHKD Health System operates primary care pediatric practices, surgical practices, multi-service Health Centers and satellite offices throughout its service region.

About Kohl’s

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. With a commitment to environmental leadership, Kohl’s operates 1,155 stores in 49 states. In support of the communities it serves, Kohl’s has raised more than $231 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, join the discussion on Facebook (http://www.facebook.com/kohls) or Twitter (http://twitter.com/Kohls) or get inspired on Pinterest (http://pinterest.com/kohls/) and Instagram (http://instagram.com/kohls).