MENOMONEE FALLS, Wis—Marking the tenth anniversary of its Kohl’s Kids Who Care® Scholarship Program, Kohl’s Department Stores will award more than $410,000 in scholarships and prizes to recognize youths who make a difference by volunteering in their communities. Nominations for kids ages six to 18 will be accepted Feb. 1 – March 15 at kohlskids.com.
“Over the past ten years of the Kohl’s Kids Who Care Scholarship Program, we’ve been truly encouraged and touched by the selfless and inspirational acts of thousands of kids who have touched countless lives,” said Julie Gardner, Kohl’s executive vice president and chief marketing officer.
“We’re honored to be celebrating a decade of recognizing the volunteer initiatives of stand-up kids across the country. Whether organizing a local food drive, helping a younger child to read or cleaning up a community park, every contribution makes a difference, and we encourage parents, teachers, neighbors and friends to nominate outstanding young volunteers in their community at kohlskids.com.”
To nominate young volunteers ages six to 18 for a Kohl’s Kids Who Care scholarship, visit www.kohlskids.com. Nominations are accepted Feb. 1 through March 15, and nominators must be 21 years or older. Two nominees from each of Kohl’s 1,059 stores nationwide will win a $50 Kohl’s gift card, and more than 190 of them will win regional scholarships worth $1,000 toward post-secondary education.
This year, Kohl’s is increasing the national winner scholarships where ten national winners will each receive $10,000 in scholarships, and Kohl’s will donate $1,000 to a nonprofit organization on each winner’s behalf.
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