It's more than just a backpack. It's their future.

The Stark Reality of Education in America

95% of respondents said access to free supplies is critical or very important to creating a more equal learning environment for their students

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A Texas study shows that an average of just three missed days across the student body equals $34 million of lost funding
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What We Do

Your donations fund these programs, designed to equip teachers, schools, and students with the resources they need to succeed.

Supply A Teacher

Provides underserved teachers with a semester’s worth of essential school supplies for their class of students. Fund a teacher, school, or entire school district with critically needed items.

School Ready Supplies

Empowers groups to come together to volunteer in support of underserved schools. Groups might host an at-home backpack build, fundraise to adopt a school in need, or provide company match programs.

Second Responder®

Provides supplies to teachers and students affected by natural disasters. KINF works with local authorities, schools, and sponsors to help students return to their routines with the tools they need to continue their education.

National Network of Resource Centers

Connects 42 partners across the country to help distribute much-needed school supplies to schools with high percentages of students enrolled in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP).

What We've Been Up To

Check out the latest news from our partners, National Network of Resource Centers, and events.


PARSIPPANY, N.J., September 24, 2020–RB today announced that it is partnering with the CDC Foundation to support the reopening of schools in an extension of its HERE for Healthy Schools initiative.   Working with the CDC Foundation, Lysol is creating and distributing a physical “Welcome Back Pack” to 14,000 select Title I* elementary schools across…

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Kids In Need Foundation’s selected as a State Farm Neighborhood Assist® Top 200 Finalist

Minneapolis, Minn. (Sept. 25, 2020) – Kids In Need Foundation’s is one of 200 finalists for the State Farm Neighborhood Assist® grant. Forty winners will receive a $25,000 grant from State Farm® to help improve their community. Starting today, U.S. residents who are 18 and older with a valid email address can vote for…

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