Kohl’s Cares Program awards grant to the Kohl’s Safety Patrol Program at the Eastern Carolina Injury Prevention Program of Vidant Medical Center | Beaufort County Now | A check presentation of $32,762 will be made at 11a.m. on Thursday, October 30, from John Griffin, Kohl's Manager to the Eastern Carolina Injury Prevention Program. | Vidant Health, Pitt Memorial Hospital, Pitt County, news and information, Greenville, NC, Eastern Carolina Injury Prevention Program

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Kohl’s Cares Program awards grant to the Kohl’s Safety Patrol Program at the Eastern Carolina Injury Prevention Program of Vidant Medical Center

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    GREENVILLE     A check presentation of $32,762 will be made at 11a.m. on Thursday, October 30, from John Griffin, Kohl's Manager to the Eastern Carolina Injury Prevention Program. The event will be held at the Kohl's Store on Galleria Drive to promote Halloween safety and teen safe driving. Halloween reflective items and educational materials will be provided to parents and children.

    Since 2007, Kohl's has donated more than $124,399 to Vidant Medical Center for child safety projects through Kohl's Cares®.

    Kohl's commitment to Vidant Medical Center is made possible through the Kohl's Cares® cause merchandise program. Through this initiative, Kohl's sells $5 books and plush toys where 100 percent of net profit benefits children's health and education programs nationwide, including hospital partnerships like this one. Kohl's has raised more than $257 million dollars through this merchandise program. In addition to the merchandise program, Kohl's Cares® features the Kohl's Cares® Scholarship Program, which last year recognized more than 2,300 young volunteers with more than $400,000 in scholarships and prizes. Through Kohl's Associates in Action volunteer program, more than 834,000 Associates have donated more than 2.7 million hours of their time since 2001, and Kohl's has donated more than $79 million to youth-focused nonprofit organizations. Kohl's also offers fundraising gift cards for schools and youth-serving organizations. For more information, visit www.Kohls.com/Cares.

    Eastern Carolina Injury Prevention Program

    The Eastern Carolina Injury Prevention Program is a joint effort of Vidant Medical Center and East Carolina School of Medicine. The mission of ECIPP is to improve the health of the citizens of eastern North Carolina by reducing the impact of injuries. This mission is accomplished by facilitating community projects and systems which decrease the incidence and severity of injuries occurring in the 29 counties served by Vidant Health. The ECIPP vision is that citizens of eastern North Carolina will be safe and injury free on roadways, at work and school, at home and play and safe from violence at all times. In addition, we envision the continuous enhancement of systems which promote the proper care of those who are injured.

    About Kohl's

    Kohl's (NYSE: KSS) is a leading specialty department store with 1,160 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 our communities, Kohl's has raised more than $257 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 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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