The Kids In Need Foundation operates four key programs to help facilitate our efforts so that all students have access to quality school supplies to learn and succeed. In 2017, we supported 6.2 million kids and more than 200,000 teachers across the country through these initiatives.

National Product Sponsors

3M

National Scissor Sponsor

3M is a global innovation company that never stops inventing. Over the years, 3M innovations have improved daily life for hundreds of millions of people all over the world. Every day at 3M, one idea always leads to the next, igniting momentum to make progress possible around the world.

ACCO Brands

National Notebook Sponsor

ACCO is one of the world's largest suppliers of branded office products, marketing products in more than 100 countries. They are proud of a long history of industry leadership and innovation and are focused on delivering exceptional value for shareholders and customers by providing unique, leading-edge, branded office products. ACCO is committed to being responsible local and global corporate citizens.

BiC

National Pen Sponsor

BIC products provide easy answers for everyday needs. In creating its first product, the BIC® Cristal® ballpoint pen, BIC chose to go straight to what's essential: create something simple, yet reliable, which eases something we all do, that everyone can use. This vision is at the heart of every brand move BIC makes.

Crayola

National Kid's Coloring Sponsor

Crayola is the worldwide leader in children's creative expression products. Known for the iconic Crayola crayon first introduced in 1903, the Crayola brand has grown into a portfolio of innovative art tools, crafting activities, and creativity toys that offer children innovative new ways to use color to create everything imaginable.

Dixon

National Pencil Sponsor

The Dixon Ticonderoga Co. has a rich heritage with origins dating back to 1795. Known for quality, integrity, respect, and perseverance, Dixon Ticonderoga strives daily to continue that tradition. Volunteers from Dixon Ticonderoga devote their time, talents, and energy to help make their community and the world a better place to live. Dixon Ticonderoga is a strong supporter of local school systems and donates product to enable teachers in underprivileged classrooms to obtain needed supplies for their students.

Dixon

National Paper Sponsor

Georgia-Pacific is committed to supporting education and enriching local communities across the United States. You may recognize many of their household brands, such as Brawny® paper towels, Quilted Northern® bath tissue, Dixie® plates, cups and cutlery, and the high-quality Georgia-Pacific Communication Paper. Paper is one of the single most popular requests from teachers and G-P is committed to helping provide children with this valuable resource that they need today, so they can succeed tomorrow.

2017 National Partners


Diamond Product Partners

$5 Million in Product


Platinum Product Partners

$4 Million in Product


Gold Product Partners

$3 Million in Product


Silver Product Partners

$2 Million in Product


Bronze Product Partners

$1 Million in Product


Diamond Financial Partners

$150,000+


Platinum Financial Partners

$100,000+


Gold Financial Partners

$50,000+


Silver Financial Partners

$25,000+


Bronze Financial Partners

$15,000+


Donor Honor Roll

It's with the support of thousands of individuals that we are able to distribute more free school supplies each year to needy communities. With donations of product, in-kind services, and financial contributions in 2017, we helped 6.2 million kids!

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When families struggle financially, school supplies just can't be a priority. In 2017, we directly supported 6.2 million kids with new supplies.

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