koi Rewards Children’s Hospital Los Angeles Employees with Designer Scrubs

by on May.14, 2011, under Vijver

Top Fundraisers for Recent ‘Walk for Kids’ Win Designer Prize

SANTA MONICA, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Following a successful fundraising effort by Children’s Hospital Los
Angeles, koi
design, LLC, the home of designer scrubs
, saluted the top 250
fundraising Children’s Hospital Los Angeles employees for “Walk for
Kids” with sets of koi designer scrubs. The event took place on April 30th
and raised $1,000,000 in support of the July opening of Children’s
Hospital’s new state-of-the-art facility. Representatives from koi
distributed the gift sets of their signature stylish scrubs, as well as
their new line with designer Marc Ecko, to the top-earning walkers May
12 in the hospital’s lobby. The company’s employees also turned out on
the day of the walk to pound the pavement with other Children’s Hospital
Los Angeles supporters, while sporting matching koi and Ecko Scrubs on
the 5k course.

“Children’s Hospital Los Angeles is a leader in our
community and koi is proud to join their efforts in bettering Los
Angeles.”

“koi is proud to participate in such a worthwhile community event. We
applaud the Children’s Hospital Los Angeles employees and all the
participants of the ‘Walk for Kids,’” says Kathy Peterson, founder and
CEO of koi. “Children’s Hospital Los Angeles is a leader in our
community and koi is proud to join their efforts in bettering Los
Angeles.”

In addition, koi continues to celebrate nurses throughout the Los
Angeles community and nationwide during National Nurses Week May 6-12.
This weeklong celebration educates the public and raises awareness about
the importance of the 3.1 million nurses in America who provide quality
care and compassion round the clock.

About koi

Founded in 2006 by veteran fashion designer Kathy Peterson, koi
specializes in stylish, form-flattering scrubs for women and men. koi
design quickly struck a chord with fashion-starved medical professionals
bored with the traditionally drab options available. The company has
rapidly grown to be sold in more than 1,000 retails stores worldwide and
earned a passionately loyal following among fashion-savvy healthcare
professionals. For more information, visit www.koihappiness.com,
and find us on Twitter
and Facebook.

Article source: http://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20110512007247/en/koi-Rewards-Children%E2%80%99s-Hospital-Los-Angeles-Employees

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