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

By Lindsey Mitchell

Minneapolis, Minn. (Sept. 25, 2020) – Kids In Need Foundation’s SupplyATeacher.org 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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RB, THE MAKERS OF LYSOL, AND THE CDC FOUNDATION PARTNER TO HELP SCHOOLS RE-OPEN SAFELY

By Lindsey Mitchell

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 – KSTP Eyewitness News 5 Morning Show

By Lindsey Mitchell

Megan Newquist and Chris Egert interview KINF CEO Corey Gordon about its mission and back to school on Aug. 31, 2020.

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Kids In Need Foundation – KSTP’s Twin Cities Live

By Lindsey Mitchell

Elizabeth Ries and Steve Patterson interview KINF CEO Corey Gordon on Twin Cities Live on Aug. 31, 2020.

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Kids In Need Foundation – CNN Impact Your World feature

By Joy Bennett
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CHIPOTLE LEVERAGES NEW FUNDRAISING TECHNOLOGY TO SUPPORT UNDER-RESOURCED STUDENTS

By Lindsey Mitchell

NEWPORT BEACH, Calif., August 31, 2020 — Chipotle Mexican Grill (NYSE: CMG) today announced it is leveraging its new fundraising technology to help support under-resourced students returning to school. Through its first-ever digital fundraising program, Chipotle will support students across the country by donating 33% of fundraiser event sales back to local educational organizations using…

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Kids In Need Foundation and Dollar General Literacy Foundation collaborate to support East Brainerd Elementary School in Chattanooga

By Lindsey Mitchell

Chattanooga, Tenn. (August 12, 2020) – As the 2020-2021 academic year begins, teachers and students at East Brainerd Elementary School in Chattanooga are receiving additional support from Kids In Need Foundation (KINF), a national nonprofit dedicated to providing free school supplies to students most in need, through its Second Responder® program, and the Dollar General…

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Five Below to support students nationwide with in-store back-to-school campaign in partnership with Kids In Need Foundation

By Lindsey Mitchell

Minneapolis, Minn. (August 6, 2020) – The Kids In Need Foundation (KINF), a national nonprofit dedicated to distributing free school supplies and the support needed for teachers to teach and learners to learn, is partnering with Five Below to provide backpacks to underserved students nationwide.  “Especially during times like these, we’re so thrilled to continue…

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Kids In Need Foundation and PNC Foundation team up with ServeMinnesota’s Reading Corps and the Science Museum of Minnesota to distribute Little Learners Family Kits

By Joy Bennett

Collaboration to provide 5,000 kits in four languages, featuring reading, math, and STEM curriculums, to pre-K students across Minneapolis-St. Paul area Minneapolis, Minn. (July 21, 2020) – The Kids In Need Foundation (KINF), a national nonprofit dedicated to providing free school supplies and the support needed for teachers to teach and learners to learn, is collaborating…

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Kids In Need Foundation and Blessings in a Backpack collaborate to distribute food, school supplies to under-resourced students

By Michaela Becker

Organizations will be supported by NFL Network commentator Ian Rapoport and his family; initiative to launch in Chicago, Fort Myers, and Louisville and serve over 8,000 students

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