Kosair Children’s Hospital, with the help of Kohl’s Cares and the Children’s Hospital Foundation, is able to develop programming aimed at giving kids a happier and healthier future.
These health and wellness programs provide kids and families in our community with education and resources about the importance of nutrition and physical activity. The programs also provides tools and strategies for preventing and reducing childhood obesity throughout our region.
Some programs and resources include:
To Support Kohl’s Cares
Kohl’s is a family-focused, value-oriented company that operates 1,155 department stores in 49 states. In support of the communities it serves, Kohl’s has raised more than $231 million for children’s initiatives nationwide through its Kohl's Cares cause merchandise program.
Since 2005, Kohl's Cares has awarded $1,174,775 to the Children’s Hospital Foundation in support of programs at Kosair Children’s Hospital aimed at improving the health and well-being of our community’s children. Kohl’s fundraising efforts come from sales of Kohl's Cares items located on kiosks near store entrances. These items are usually plush animals, books and other items. Shop online or visit a Kohl's store near you to purchase these great Kohl's Cares cause merchandise items and help kids in your community.
In 2013, Kohl's Cares donated $123,805 to the Children’s Hospital Foundation in support of the new Kohl's Cares High Five Prevention Program, which was developed to reduce the number of avoidable injuries involving kids. Preventable actions and injuries are one of the leading reasons children visit Kosair Children’s Hospital emergency room each year.
Members of the Children's Hospital Foundation accept a check presented by Kohl's District Manager, Kevin Downes, at the 2012 Festival of Trees and Lights at Slugger Field.
Leslie Smart, System Director of Philanthropy, Children's Hospital Foundation, presents Kevin Downes of Kohl's Department stores with a proclamation from Louisville Mayor Greg Fischer in honor of the generous support by Kohl's Cares to the Children's Hospital Foundation to provide health and nutrition programming to children in the community.