What We Believe
We believe every child in America should have equal opportunity and access to a quality education.
To achieve this, we partner with teachers and students in under-resourced schools to provide the support needed for teachers to teach and learners to learn. We know that when teachers are able to focus on teaching, rather than resourcing, education wins.
Through our signature programs and network of more than 40 well-established resource centers across the country, we provide over $100 million in supplies annual. Last year we served over 5 million students and over 200,000 teachers.
And we’re not done yet.
Learn more about the ways Kids In Need is narrowing the opportunity gap in America’s underserved communities. Check out our 2019 Impact Report.
What We Do
Your donations fund Kids In Need Foundation programs, designed to empower under-resourced teachers and students by providing the supplies they need to succeed.
Supply A Teacher
Provides teachers in underserved schools with a semester’s worth of essential school supplies for their class of students. Donors and partners can fund an individual teacher, school, or entire district with critically-needed learning resources.
Supply A Student
Provides a backpack filled with school supplies to a student in need. While individuals can provide support for students, this program inspires groups and companies to come together to host backpack builds, fundraise to adopt an underserved school, or provide company match programs.
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 more than 40 partner organizations across the country to help distribute much-needed school supplies to local under-resourced teachers and students in schools with a high percentage of students participating in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP).
Who We Are
Susan Fulginiti, Chair, Georgia-Pacific
Dawn Southgate, Vice Chair, Yoobi
Guy Rau, Treasurer, Waterford Bank, N.A.
Nick Endsley, Secretary, Sebaly, Shillito, + Dyer
David Katz, Immediate Past Chair, CBS Interactive
William Briggs, Deloitte
Brad Demsky, ArtSkills
Peter Fahrenkopf, Shurtape Technologies
Eric Jackel, BIC Consumer Products USA
Ayana Johnson, Jabil
Jeff Keohane, Newell Brands
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