Kohl’s Cares Campaign 

Kohl’s, through its Kohl’s Cares – Committed to Kid’s Health and Education program has provided $1.8 million in support to Upstate Golisano Children’s Hospital since 2005.

One hundred percent of your purchase price of these exclusive books or plush characters will benefit your local children’s hospital! There are plenty of fish in the sea... but only this one is just $5! (And 100% of the net profit is donated to children’s health initiatives.) Shop Kohl’s Cares toys and books


Kohl’s Safe Sleep for Infants Program

at Upstate University Hospital, in partnership with Upstate Golisano Children’s Hospital, the Upstate Foundation and Kohl’s Cares.

The Kohl's Sleep Safe for Infants Program at Upstate provides educational materials and training for new parents on the importance of having your infant in a safe sleeping environment in order to aid in the prevention of suddden infant death syndrome (SIDS).

Learn more.


Kohl’s Cares Helmet Giveaway Program

In partnership with Upstate Golisano Children's Hospital, the Upstate Foundation and Kohl’s Cares

Our mission is to provide free bicycle helmets for toddlers, adolescents and teens in order to reduce head injuries and keep children safe when on wheeled activities. Giveaways include safety education and awareness materials and one-on-one proper fitting techniques for families. Children must be present and accompanied by an adult.

Be safe checklist

  • Wear a helmet and safety gear every time riding a bike, scooter, skates, or skateboard.
  • Check equipment each time, make sure nothing is loose or broken.
  • Wear snug-fitting clothes, retroreflective materials, and make sure nothing can get caught.
  • Obey stop signs, traffic lights, and use hand signals.
  • Look left, right, and left again before crossing a path, sidewalk street, or driveway.
  • Only ride where it is safe.

Giveaway dates and locations – 2018

While supplies last. Children must be present and accompanied by an adult.

Tuesday, August 25 • Binghamton, NY • 11:00 am – 1:00 pm • Binghamton Bridge Pedal, 321 Water Street, Binghamton, NY

Tuesday, August 7 • Groton, NY • 5:30 pm • Groton Memorial Park, Sykes St.

Tuesday, August 7 • Syracuse, NY • 12:00 – 2:30 pm • Destiny USA, 9090 Destiny USA Drive • Canyon area of mall

Thursday, July 26 • Watertown, NY • 4 – 6:30 pm • Kohl’s, 21850 Towne Center Drive

Thursday, June 21 • Liverpool, NY • 5 – 7:30 pm • LEON Festival, Onondaga Lake Park. 

Friday, June 15 • Auburn, NY • 4 – 6:30 pm • Kohl's, 1628 Clark Street Road. 

Sunday, April 29 • Ithaca, NY • 1 – 4 pm • Streets Alive! Ithaca event. Helmet giveaway will be at the Ithaca High School parking lot.

Additional dates and locations will be added.

Dates subject to change.

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