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Kohl’s Donates $420,236 to Children’s National Medical Center

January 13, 2011

Washington, 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.

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

About Children's National Health System

Children’s National Health System, based in Washington, D.C., has served the nation’s children since 1870. Children’s National is one of the nation’s Top 5 pediatric hospitals and, for a second straight year, is ranked No. 1 in newborn care, as well as ranked in all specialties evaluated by U.S. News & World Report. It has been designated two times as a Magnet® hospital, a designation given to hospitals that demonstrate the highest standards of nursing and patient care delivery. This pediatric academic health system offers expert care through a convenient, community-based primary care network and specialty outpatient centers in the D.C. Metropolitan area, including the Maryland suburbs and Northern Virginia. Home to the Children’s Research Institute and the Sheikh Zayed Institute for Pediatric Surgical Innovation, Children’s National is the seventh-highest NIH-funded pediatric institution in the nation. Children’s National is recognized for its expertise and innovation in pediatric care and as a strong voice for children through advocacy at the local, regional and national levels. 

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