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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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The Kids In Need Foundation Awarded Youth Wellness Grant by Target to Support Healthy and Active Living For Students, Nationwide

June 28, 2016

MINNEAPOLIS – June 28, 2016 – Today, The Kids In Need Foundation announced it has been awarded a grant from Target Corporation (NYSE: TGT) for $150,000 as part of Target’s ongoing youth wellness efforts. The Kids In Need Foundation provides school supplies to kids who need them most, nationwide. This year, the Kids In Need Foundation […]

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Minnesota’s 500+ Migrant Families Benefit Through the Collaborative Efforts of Three Local Non-profits

June 2, 2016

Roseville, MN – On Sunday, June 5, Minnesota’s migrant students and families will receive a welcome delivery of school supplies and shelf-stable food, courtesy of a collaboration between the Minnesota Department of Education, The Sheridan Story and The Kids in Need Foundation. Each year, thousands of families migrate across states for agricultural purposes. As a […]

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Teacher Appreciation Week Winner: Lori Hill

May 27, 2016

Congratulations to this year’s Teacher Appreciation Week winner, Lori Hill, a second grade teacher at Bell Prairie Elementary in Kansas City, Missouri! Hill, who has been teaching for 21 years, holds certification in early childhood, elementary education, and English Language Learners (ELL.) Yet, her stats and background do not even begin to showcase her amazing […]

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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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