Kohl’s Department Stores (Menomonee Falls, Wis.) on Wednesday announced a $250,000 cash donation toward tornado relief efforts in Moore, Okla., and the surrounding area. Kohl’s is providing the donation to the American Red Cross, which is delivering much-needed emergency supplies and services in the tornado-impacted areas.
In addition to a financial contribution, Kohl’s encourages its associates to volunteer in support of cleanup efforts through its Associates in Action volunteer program. In recognition of volunteer hours, Kohl’s will donate additional corporate grants to the nonprofit organizations being supported by Kohl’s associates.
“We are deeply saddened by the devastation experienced by those in and around Moore, Okla., due to the tornado that struck Monday,” said Kevin Mansell, Kohl’s chairman, president and ceo, in a statement. “It is our sincerest hope that providing financial assistance and volunteer service will be of help and support to individuals and families as they work to rebuild their homes, schools and communities.”