Two Weeks Left To Nominate Volunteers For Scholarship Program

STATE – This year, Kohl’s will honor more than 2,200 young volunteers, ages six to 18, who have made a positive impact on their communities with more than $420,000 in scholarships and prizes; top winners receive $10,000 each.

Only two weeks remain to nominate young volunteers for the Kohl’s Cares® Scholarship Program. To nominate volunteers ages six to 18 for a Kohl’s Cares scholarship, visit Nominations are accepted through March 15, and nominators must be 21 years or older.

Past winners have been recognized for a variety of activities including volunteering with disabled children, raising money for a local animal shelter and creating a foundation to raise money for cancer research.

Two nominees from each of the more than 1,100 Kohl’s stores nationwide will win a $50 Kohl’s gift card. More than 200 of the store winners will win regional scholarships worth $1,000 toward post-secondary education. Ten of the regional winners will receive the national award of a total of $10,000 in scholarships for post-secondary education and Kohl’s will donate $1,000 to a nonprofit organization on each national winner’s behalf.

In 2012, Kohl’s celebrates its 12th year of rewarding young volunteers. The Kohl’s Cares® Scholarship Program is part of Kohl’s Cares®, Kohl’s philanthropic program focused on improving the lives of children. Kohl’s Cares® benefits children’s health and education initiatives nationwide through its merchandise program, featuring special books and plush toys where 100 percent of net profit benefits children’s initiatives; fundraising gift cards for schools and youth serving organizations and the Associates in Action associate volunteer program. For more information, visit


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