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Kohl's names winners of annual scholarship program


MENOMONEE FALLS, Wis. Kohl’s named 10 young volunteers as the national winners of the Kohl’s Kids Who Care Scholarship Program. Each national winner receives a $5,000 scholarship for post-secondary education. Kohl’s will also donate $1,000 to a nonprofit organization of each winner’s choosing.

This year’s Kohl’s Kids Who Care scholarship recipients provided new socks and clothing essential to the homeless, ran triathlons for cancer research, provided eyeglasses to those who could not afford proper eyewear and started organizations to raise money and support for U.S. military troops.

“Kohl’s is honored to recognize these amazing kids through the Kohl’s Kids Who Care Scholarship Program and also help reduce the cost of college so they can continue to do great things,” said Julie Gardner, EVP and Chief Marketing Officer for Kohl’s.

This year Kohl’s awarded more than $350,000 in scholarships and prizes. National winners receive $6,000 for college costs in total - $1,000 as regional winners and an additional $5,000 as national winners.

The Kohl’s Kids Who Care Scholarship Program is part of Kohl’s Cares for Kids, Kohl’s philanthropic program which is focused on improving the lives of children. Kohl’s Cares for Kids benefits children’s health and education initiatives nationwide through its merchandise program featuring books and plush toys, a children’s hospital program, fundraising gift cards and the A-Team associate volunteer program.

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