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.
“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.
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.