Welcome to the Kids In Need Foundation!
Our mission is to ensure that every child is prepared to learn and succeed by providing free school supplies nationally to students most in need.
Students in the Midwest Need Our Help
Kids In Need Foundation provides students affected by natural disasters with the supplies needed to get them back to a world they know: the classroom.
A $25 donation will provide a backpack full of supplies for students affected by the recent tornadoes that swept across the Midwest.
2013 Teacher Grant Recipients Announced!
See the list of recipients of Teacher Grants sponsored by Jo-Ann Fabric and Craft Stores, Fred Meyer, and Via Credit Union, as well as the Ready, Steady, GO! grants sponsored by Office Depot Foundation and the Office Depot Star Teacher Program. Check it out!
Watch our latest video
Thank you to CBS EcoMedia Inc. for producing this piece about the Kids In Need Foundation Second Responder Program. Together, we can make a difference!
2012 Annual Report
Our latest annual report is now online. Check it out!
Dixon Ticonderoga Company Becomes National Pencil Sponsor
Dixon Ticonderoga Company will provide its famous yellow No. 2 pencils, along with other items, to the Kids In Need Foundation's 29 Resource Centers. The donated items will then be made available to teachers from low-income schools who visit the Resource Centers to obtain free supplies for their students.
The Kids In Need Foundation and Dixon Ticonderoga Company have been partners for more than a decade. Read the full press release here.
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The Kids In Need Foundation
"School Supplies. Changing Lives." Documentary
Thank you to Snapdragon Films for this amazing new video!
Did you know...
- More than 16 million U.S. children live below the poverty line.
- Most teachers spend $500 - $1,000 per year to purchase supplies for their students and classrooms.
- The Kids In Need Foundation spends less than 2% on administration, with 98% of revenue benefiting teachers and students.
Kids In Need reaches children through
A National Network of Kids In Need Resource Centers
School Ready Supplies, a community-based school supplies giveaway program
A highly-acclaimed Kids In Need Teacher Grants program