Kids In Need Foundation

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This is how the Kids In Need Foundation operates: through a national network of Resource Centers, teachers can get free supplies for their students who are in need. We do not donate supplies directly to other organizations or families. The supplies must be acquired through teachers who have shopping privileges at the Resource Centers. All supplies donated to us by manufacturers and retailers go immediately to the Resource Centers. We do not have a warehouse from which we can draw supplies, so we do not donate supplies directly to other organizations, schools, families, or individuals.

Our Partners

We work with many manufacturers, retailers, and affiliates that help us distribute much-needed supplies to kids and teachers. These businesses are our greatest partners in fulfilling the Kids In Need mission. Our partners and affiliates have helped us to deliver school supplies to more than 10 million children since 1995.

Listed below are current 2014 partners as of 8/31/14.

Diamond Partner

$1 Million in product and $100,000 -OR- $200,000

3M JoAnn Fabric and Craft Stores Target

Platinum Partner

$750,000 in product and $75,000 -OR- $150,000


Gold Partner

$500,000 in product and $50,000 -OR- $100,000

Papa Murphy's

Silver Partner

$250,000 in product and $25,000 -OR- $50,000

American Licorice
Blue Sky the Color of Imagination
Dixon Ticonderoga
Tri-Net Corporation

Product Partner

$5 Million in product

Clever Crazes Thirty One Gifts United Stationers

Our Partners

2013 marked our 15th Annual Education Celebration Gala. To mark the occasion, we went into our records and identified the top 15 companies that have left a footprint on the Foundation's success with the power of their donations. Although many, many companies have strengthened Kids In Need with their involvement, the following 15 companies are being recognized for making the most abundant contributions since Kids In Need was founded in 1995.

The Kids In Need Foundation is a recognized 501(c)(3) charity founded in 1995. Contributions to Kids In Need are tax-deductible to the greatest extent allowed by law.

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