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The Kids In Need Foundation Teams Up with Colgate to Support a Brighter Future for Students and Communities

September 28, 2016

Colgate Bright Smiles, Bright Futures® Ambassador Laila Ali Helps Drive Awareness of Effort to Give Students Tools they Need to Succeed  MINNEAPOLIS – September 27, 2016 – The Kids In Need Foundation (KINF) has partnered with Colgate Bright Smiles, Bright Futures® (BSBF) to mark the global oral health program’s 25th anniversary by addressing two common […]

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Backpacks & Supplies for Kids affected by LA Flooding

September 27, 2016

WHAT:        Backpacks filled with school supplies are being donated by The Kids In Need Foundation to every elementary student in the Central Community School District in Baton Rouge, LA area; Bellingrath Elementary, Tanglewood Elementary, and Central Intermediate. The schools have over 2,300 students from Head Start – grade 5 and we are providing a backpack […]

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Laila Ali Joins Colgate Bright Smiles, Bright Futures® in Fight to Improve Children’s Oral Health and Give Underserved Students Tools for a Brighter Future

September 22, 2016

NEW YORK, Sept. 21, 2016 — For 25 years, the Colgate Bright Smiles, Bright Futures® (BSBF) global oral health program has reached children in underserved communities with free dental screenings, oral health education and toothpaste and toothbrushes. Colgate is marking this special milestone by kicking off ’25 Days of Smiles’, a multifaceted celebration with Hall of Fame […]

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KINF Supports Flint, Michigan Community; Provides Students with New School Supplies

August 30, 2016

MINNEAPOLIS – The Kids In Need Foundation (KINF) announces today that students in the Flint, Michigan public school system will head back to school this fall with new supplies. With a mission to provide free school supplies nationally to low-income students, The Kids In Need Foundation will provide 5,500 backpacks filled with essential school supplies […]

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August’s National Product Partner: Darice

August 26, 2016

Throughout the month of August, we recognized National Product Partner Darice as our National Accessory Sponsor. With Darice’s help, we are able to stock our shelves with the arts and crafts tools both teachers and students need to keep creativity alive in schools across the country. Darice has been a dedicated sponsor of the Kids […]

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Donate School Supplies to Classrooms in Need with Uber

August 17, 2016

Time to set down the sunscreen and pick up those pencils—school is back in session. While some students have already gathered supplies for their first day, many others still need basic items to make their year successful. To help, the Kids In Need Foundation is partnering with Uber and Yoobi for the launch of UberSCHOOL. […]

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July’s National Product Partner: Crayola

July 27, 2016

During the month of July, we recognized National Product Partner Crayola as our National Kid’s Coloring Sponsor. With generous support from Crayola, kids nationwide receive the coloring materials they need to fuel their imaginations in the classroom. Crayola is dedicated to education and teachers, making a difference through several philanthropic efforts. Crayola Cares strives to […]

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Colgate Teams Up With Walgreens® And Kids In Need Foundation To Give Students The Tools They Need For A Brighter Future

July 14, 2016

  The Colgate Bright Smiles, Bright Futures® Program to Offer Free Children’s Dental Screenings at Participating Walgreens Locations and $1 Donation for Every Qualifying Purchase Made at Nationwide Walgreens Locations   NEW YORK, NY (July 14, 2016) – Due to factors such as language barriers and lack of awareness about proper dental hygiene, a large […]

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June’s National Product Partner: BIC

June 29, 2016

As we continue to recognize our National Product Partners, we want to thank our National Pen Sponsor, BIC. Ensuring that kids go to school with the writing utensils they need, BIC’s longtime commitment to the Kids In Need Foundation has been crucial to the success of students nationwide. From pens to markers, BIC is there […]

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When families struggle to make rent and buy groceries each month, school supplies just can't be a priority. In 2015, we directly supported 4.8 million kids with new supplies.

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