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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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TeacherLists Partners with the Kids in Need Foundation to Provide Complimentary School Supplies to Students in Need

April 4, 2016

Schools using TeacherLists supply lists solution for their own parents will also trigger a donation for parents and children at less-advantaged schools. Wrentham, MA (PRWEB) March 31, 2016 — TeacherLists, the smarter way to manage, share and find school supply lists, today announced their partnership with The Kids In Need Foundation to further connect TeacherLists […]

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2015 Teacher Grant Recipients

February 26, 2016

Congratulations to all of the teachers that were awarded a 2015 Kids In Need Foundation Teacher Grant! Thank you to our Teacher Grant sponsors: DOLLAR GENERAL LITERACY FOUNDATION ELMER’S PRODUCTS FRED MEYER FUND JO-ANN FABRIC AND CRAFT STORES VIA CREDIT UNION The following teachers are recipients of a grant to conduct an innovative classroom project with […]

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Help Students Affected by Flooding in North Carolina

January 15, 2016

Our Second Responder® program is very familiar with the process of getting kids back into their school routines after disaster strikes. Right now, flooded classrooms in North Carolina need our help. We are working with local school districts to quickly get supplies where they are needed most. If you would like to donate a backpack to a […]

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Plymouth Rock Assurance Delivered Backpacks Filled With School Supplies to South End Boston School Through National Nonprofit Kids In Need Foundation

January 14, 2016

Plymouth Rock Assurance volunteers distributed more than 600 backpacks to students at the Blackstone Innovation School BOSTON, MASS. – January 14, 2015 – Today, more than 600 students at the Blackstone Innovation school in Boston’s South End neighborhood received backpacks filled with school supplies from volunteers at Plymouth Rock Assurance, a leading automobile insurance carrier […]

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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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