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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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May’s National Product Partner: ACCO Brands

May 26, 2016

As we continue to celebrate our National Product Partners, we want to recognize National Notebook Sponsor, ACCO Brands. With ACCO Brands providing our Resource Centers with many household names, including Mead, Five-Star, and Swingline, they have been instrumental in keeping classrooms well stocked with quality school supplies. Furthermore, ACCO Brands has been a committed partner […]

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Making More Connections. Reaching More Kids.

May 18, 2016

As a nonprofit serving underprivileged students across the country with school supplies, we’ve made a lot of friends who care about the same thing. We’re all committed to seeing that every student comes into the classroom with the tools they need to learn and succeed in school and in life. For the more than 16 million families […]

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April’s National Product Partner: 3M

April 27, 2016

This month as we celebrate our National Product Partners, we are recognizing our National Scissor Sponsor, 3M. 3M is a global innovation company that never stops inventing. Furthermore, they are using their talent to make a difference through philanthropic efforts. With 3Mgives, the company has donated more than $1.4 billion in cash and in-kind product […]

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Atlantic Biologicals Donates Supplies for Children’s Art Programs

April 25, 2016

MIAMI – April 25, 2016 – Atlantic Biologicals, a premier national distributor of pharmaceuticals and unit dose products in the United States and Puerto Rico, donated approximately 30 pallets of plaster bandages for children’s art programs. Plaster bandages are used for medical casts, but can also be used for a variety of craft projects such […]

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EF3 Tornado Rips Through Multiple Schools in Van, TX

April 22, 2016

“Families affected by the tornado have so many things to worry about in this community right now. Our part is to make sure they get the school supplies.” – Dave Smith, Executive Director Almost a year ago, in May of 2015, a devastating storm system tore through Texas and Arkansas. The town of Van, Texas, […]

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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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