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Kohl's is a major retail department store founded in 1946. It has 1,164 stores in 49 states. Kohl's deal largely with clothing and accessories. They have their own brands which include "Athletic Works", " Worthington" and the upscale designer clothes under the brand names of "Kohl's Cares for Kids", Limited Too (acquired from Tween Brands Inc.) and others.
In 1974, they acquired the chain Grand Stores which was later renamed as Kohl's after its parent company in 1985.
From 1988 - 2002, they annually awarded a $1 million grant to a non-profit organization to help fight domestic violence by educating women about available shelter services and support programs, distribute related literature at their stores, and launch public awareness campaigns to combat the crime at both state and local levels.
In 2006 Kohl's made "The Ellen DeGeneres Show" one of its first national beneficiaries by donating $25,000 on behalf of their Littlest Fans program. They also partnered with Feeding America by having a section in each store on how to join the fight against hunger.
Since then they donated over 22 million meals to feed people nationwide.