Kohl’s Renews Commitment to Milwaukee Community Partners with Additional $1 Million in Donations
Donations to nonprofits exemplify the company’s Diversity & Inclusion Pledge for Progress and overall commitment to enhancing equity, economic prosperity, and quality of life for under-resourced communities
“Giving back to communities and serving families is at the heart of who we are as a company, especially in our hometown of Milwaukee,” said
To support the unique needs of diverse, under-resourced communities with a focus on addressing disparities in career development, family support, housing and wellness, Kohl’s is renewing its partnerships with the following
Kohl’s Hometown Partner
Acts Housing: With Kohl’s donation of $250,000, Acts Housingwill continue to provide access to homeownership opportunities for low-income families through support of virtual orientation and data platforms, as well as providing welcome home baskets filled with home essentials. By helping all families who are willing to put in the work to become homeowners, Acts Housingprovides a pathway out of the housing crisis and helps build stronger communities.
Milwaukee(EMI): Kohl's financial commitment of $250,000will continue to support Employ Milwaukee’s efforts to provide access to workforce development programming while simultaneously improving the efficacy of service delivery through a human-centered, whole family, culturally aware, and technology-focused approach.
Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Milwaukee: With its gift of $200,000, Kohl’s will enhance its existing support of Boys & Girls Clubs of Greater Milwaukeeby continuing to help the organization increase access to diverse Club Leadership and Service programs and activities that promote social-emotional skills, develop strong character traits, and inspire youth in Milwaukee.
Safe & Sound: Kohl's support of
$175,000will allow Safe & Sound to continue the organization’s evolution of its approach to community engagement and support in marginalized communities in Milwaukeeby using collective impact as a framework. Safe & Sound has a unique model of community organizing and engagement that brings together residents, youth, and public safety resources.
Milwaukee Urban League(MUL): Kohl's has committed $100,000to Milwaukee Urban League(MUL) in support of its education, employment, and advocacy efforts to achieve economic vibrancy and position African Americans to create wealth and a better way of life. With Kohl's generous support, Milwaukee Urban Leaguewill continue to focus on empowering communities and changing lives.
Kohl’s (NYSE: KSS) is a leading omnichannel retailer. With more than 1,100 stores in 49 states and the online convenience of Kohls.com and the Kohl's App, Kohl's offers amazing national and exclusive brands at incredible savings for families nationwide. Kohl’s is uniquely positioned to deliver against its strategy and its vision to be the most trusted retailer of choice for the active and casual lifestyle. Kohl’s is committed to progress in its diversity and inclusion pledges, and the company's environmental, social and corporate governance (ESG) stewardship. For a list of store locations or to shop online, visit Kohls.com. For more information about Kohl’s impact in the community or how to join our winning team, visit Corporate.Kohls.com or follow @KohlsNews on Twitter.