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Kohl's Features Books and Toys to Benefit Nemours/Alfred I. duPont Hospital for Children

Tuesday, Jun 11, 2013

Alfred I. duPont Hospital for Children, Wilmington

Kohl's Department Stores is offering Pout-Pout Fish books by Deborah Diesen with 100 percent of the net profit going toward children's health and educational opportunities nationwide, including the Kohl's Healthy Kids Trauma Injury Prevention Program at Nemours/Alfred I. duPont Hospital for Children. The books and exclusive plush toys are available now through June 30 at more than 1,000 Kohl's stores nationwide and at

The Pout-Pout Fish books and plush toys are the newest offering from the Kohl's Cares® cause merchandise program. Since the program's inception in 2000, Kohl's has turned $5 merchandise into more than $231 million to help make a positive difference in the lives of children.

Over the past 7 years, Kohl's Cares® has given more than $764,000 to the Kohl's Healthy Kids Trauma Injury Prevention Program at Nemours/duPont Hospital for Children. The goal of the year-round program is to teach children and their parents/caregivers to prevent injuries.

"Our continued partnership with Kohl's has allowed us to expand our injury prevention program to ensure that we are improving the health of children. Thanks to their generous support, we are able to work together to decrease the incidence of traumatic injuries through community-based child safety programs" said Sean Elwell, Trauma Program Manager, Nemours/Alfred I. duPont Hospital for Children.

About Kohl's

Based in Menomonee Falls, Wis., Kohl's is a family-focused, value-oriented specialty department store offering moderately priced, exclusive and national brand apparel, shoes, accessories, beauty and home products in an exciting shopping environment. With a commitment to environmental leadership, Kohl's operates 1,155 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, which operates under Kohl's Cares, LLC, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Kohl's Department Stores, Inc. For a list of store locations and information, or for the added convenience of shopping online, visit, join the discussion on Facebook or Twitter or get inspired on Pinterest and Instagram.

About Nemours

Nemours is an internationally recognized children's health system that owns and operates the two free-standing children’s hospitals: the Nemours/Alfred I. duPont Hospital for Children in Wilmington, Del., and Nemours Children's Hospital in Orlando, Fla., along with outpatient facilities in five states, delivering pediatric primary, specialty and urgent care. Nemours also powers the world’s most-visited website for information on the health of children and teens,, and offers on-demand, online video patient visits through Nemours CareConnect. Nemours is a program dedicated to preventing reading failure in young children, grounded in Nemours’ understanding that child health and learning are inextricably linked, and that reading level is a strong predictor of adult health.

Established as The Nemours Foundation through the legacy and philanthropy of Alfred I. duPont, Nemours provides pediatric clinical care, research, education, advocacy and prevention programs to families in the communities it serves.