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Kohl's Donates $5 Million to Children's Hospital of Wisconsin to Enhance Mental Health Services


Building on Kohl's commitment to family health and wellness, funding
will improve access to critical mental health services for Wisconsin
children and families

In support of the company's broader Corporate Social Responsibility
(CSR) platform focused on family health and wellness, Kohl's (NYSE: KSS) today announced it will donate $5 million, over four years, to Children's
Hospital of Wisconsin
to help launch a multi-year mental health
strategy to improve mental health services for Wisconsin kids and their
families. The grant will directly address the state's need for greater
access to mental health services for children and generate awareness
about the impact a child's mental health has on his or her holistic

"Kohl's shares Children's Hospital of Wisconsin's commitment to
children's health and wellness, and we're proud to elevate our nearly
20-year partnership with this amazing institution," said Michelle Gass,
Kohl's chief executive officer. "We applaud the efforts Children's
Hospital of Wisconsin is making to break down barriers and increase
access to services and resources that support mental wellness by
addressing stress, anxiety, trauma, depression, and other issues that so
many kids across the country face today."

Children's Hospital of Wisconsin will devote Kohl's funding to mental
health access, early detection, prevention, education, and awareness
through the expansion of school-based mental and behavioral health
services, introduction of new and refined system-wide screening tools,
mental health programming research, and an awareness campaign.

"This incredibly generous gift will jumpstart numerous initiatives and
expand programs that strengthen our mental health strategy," said Peggy
Troy, president and CEO of Children's Hospital of Wisconsin. "We are so
thankful that Kohl's believes in our vision that Wisconsin kids will be
the healthiest in the nation – physically, mentally, and socially.
Sadly, Wisconsin ranks extremely low in meeting the mental health needs
of our kids."

Since 2000, Kohl's and Kohl's Cares have donated more than $15 million
to Children's Hospital of Wisconsin. The long-standing partnership
between Kohl's and Children's Hospital of Wisconsin is rooted in
creating new and exciting programs focused on kids' health and
education. Most recently, Kohl's and Children's Hospital of Wisconsin
launched Mission:
Healthy Kids
, a program that helps Wisconsin kids and families learn
how to eat right, stay fit, and feel good about their bodies.

Kohl's has a deep commitment to improving the health and wellness of
families in its hometown. For more than 30 years, the company has given
nearly $115 million to local nonprofit organizations to address critical
community needs through its best-in-class volunteer
, grants to 15 hometown
and six affiliate partners, Kohl's
Hometown Giving Program
, and Kohl's
Field Trip Grant Program
. Kohl's donations are made possible through
Kohl's philanthropic program, Kohl's
which sells children's books and toys and donates 100
percent of the net profit to support happier and healthier communities

For more information on Kohl's commitment to family health and wellness
and the company's CSR efforts, visit

Cautionary Statement Regarding Forward-Looking

This press release contains "forward-looking statements" within the
meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995,
including 2019 earnings guidance. Kohl's intends forward-looking
terminology such as "believes," "expects," "may," "will," "should,"
"anticipates," "plans," or similar expressions to identify
forward-looking statements. Such statements are subject to certain risks
and uncertainties, which could cause Kohl's actual results to differ
materially from those anticipated by the forward-looking statements.
These risks and uncertainties include, but are not limited to, those
described in Item 1A in Kohl's Annual Report on Form 10-K, which is
expressly incorporated herein by reference, and other factors as may
periodically be described in Kohl's filings with the SEC.
Forward-looking statements relate to the date initially made, and Kohl's
undertakes no obligation to update them.

About Kohl's

Kohl's (NYSE:KSS) is a leading omnichannel retailer with more than
1,100 stores in 49 states. With a commitment to inspiring and empowering
families to lead fulfilled lives, Kohl's offers amazing national and
exclusive brands, incredible savings and an easy shopping experience in
our stores, online at and on Kohl's mobile app. Since its
founding, Kohl's has given more than $700 million to support communities
nationwide, with a focus on family health and wellness. For a list of
store locations or to shop online, visit For more information
about Kohl's impact in the community or how to join our winning team,
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