LA CROSSE, WISCONSIN (WXOW)— A local effort to stop bullying in our community got some help from Kohl's Department Stores Wednesday.
Kohl's presented Gundersen Lutheran Medical Foundation with a check for more than $62,000.
The grant will be used for the foundation's new program, "Together Against Bullying." The money will go toward programs to stop bullying, including presentations the foundation will have across the region for teachers, students and parents.
Kohl's presented the foundation with the check outside Hamilton Early Learning Center, one of the schools that will benefit from the anti-bullying campaign.
"Well I think it's going to be an education part for the most part," said Steve Michaels, the principal at Hamilton. "Just informing parents, how to handle a situation, what we can give kids and community members when bullying is reported to them, so we can all work together on solving this."
As part of the anti-bullying effort, the foundation is also creating a bullying prevention website for kids and parents.
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