Kohl’s to Donate Nearly $2 Million Benefiting Hundreds of Nonprofits in Communities Across the Country

Thousands of Kohl’s associates will volunteer during seventh annual
National Go Green event

(NYSE: KSS) associates are joining together to give back to their
communities by volunteering during the company’s seventh annual National
Go Green event, kicking off today. With hundreds of events planned,
Kohl’s volunteers will support youth-serving nonprofit organizations by
participating in environmentally-based activities as part of Associates
in Action
, Kohl’s associate volunteer program. In addition to
providing thousands of volunteer hours and talent, Kohl’s will donate a
minimum of $500 to each eligible nonprofit organization, totaling nearly
$2 million this year and nearly $14 million since the program’s

“National Go Green is an amazing opportunity for Kohl’s associates to
unite and volunteer for the good of the communities in which they live
and work,” said Jen Johnson, Kohl’s vice president of corporate
communications. “Together, we will make an impact on hundreds of
deserving nonprofits and are excited to deliver the same level of
service Kohl’s is known for at our stores, to organizations that serve
local children and families so graciously.”

Through early June, Kohl’s associates will volunteer across the country
for events including:

  • landscaping and beautifying the grounds at Seattle Children’s Hospital
    in Seattle, Wash.
  • restoring and preserving beloved community gathering spaces with
    organizations such as Keep Greater Milwaukee Beautiful and the Urban
    Ecology Center in Milwaukee, Wis.
  • combing beaches for trash and debris to provide a safe and beautiful
    habitat along the New Jersey shoreline with Clean Ocean Action

Kohl’s volunteer program is part of the company’s overall philanthropic
platform, Kohl’s Cares, which includes the Kohl’s
Cares Hospital Program
and Kohl’s
Cares cause merchandise
. Since 2001, Kohl’s has donated more than
$112 million in corporate grants to youth-serving nonprofit
organizations across the country. In 2015 alone, Kohl’s volunteer
program organized more than 28,500 community events nationwide with
associates contributing more than 478,000 volunteer hours.

In addition to supporting environmentally-based volunteer events during
the annual National Go Green event, Kohl’s aims to protect and conserve
the environment by seeking solutions that encourage long-term
sustainability, such as waste reduction, energy use reduction,
sustainable building design and construction, and supply chain
collaboration. Most recently, Kohl’s received the U.S. Environmental
Protection Agency’s (EPA) 2016 ENERGY STAR® Partner of the Year –
Sustained Excellence award, marking the fifth consecutive recognition
for the company.

For more information about Kohl’s community commitment and environmental
initiatives, visit KohlsCorporation.com
and view Kohl’s
2015 CSR Report.

About Kohl’s

Kohl’s (NYSE: KSS) is a leading specialty department store with more
than 1,100 stores in 49 states. With a commitment to inspiring and
empowering families to lead fulfilled lives, the company offers amazing
national and exclusive brands, incredible savings and inspiring shopping
experiences in-store, online at Kohls.com and
via mobile devices. Committed to its communities, Kohl’s has
raised nearly $300 million for children’s initiatives nationwide through
its Kohl’s Cares® cause merchandise program, which operates under Kohl’s
Cares, LLC, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Kohl’s Department Stores, Inc.
For additional information about Kohl’s philanthropic and environmental
initiatives, visit http://www.Kohls.com/Cares.
For a list of store locations and information, or for the added
convenience of shopping online, visit www.Kohls.com.

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Jen Johnson, 262-703-5241
Lund, 262-703-7825