The media is invited to attend as Kohl's donates more money to this cause. On Thursday, Oct. 18, at 4:30 p.m., a Kohl's representative will present Safe Kids Fargo/Moorhead with a check for $26,351 - to date Kohl's has donated over $125,000 to Safe Kids Fargo/Moorhead. The check presentation will take place at F-M Ambulance, 2215 18th St. S., Fargo, during a car seat safety check. This car seat check event itself is full, but you can see firsthand how this money is being put to work in helping keep kids safe.
- According to Safe Kids Worldwide, "in the United States, we have contributed to a 45 percent reduction in the child fatality rate from accidental injury - saving an estimated 38,000 children's lives."
- According to Safe Kids Worldwide, motor vehicle crashes are the leading cause of injury death for children ages 1-14, and the second leading cause of injury death for children ages 0-1.
- National Safe Kids Worldwide states that "correctly used child safety seats decrease the risk of death by 71 percent for infants and 54 percent for toddlers."
- For more information on Safe Kids, visit safekids.org.