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Kids In Need Foundation and Dollar General Literacy Foundation Partner to Support Schools Affected by Natural Disasters

By Lindsey Mitchell

Roseville, Minn. (June 2, 2020) – Kids In Need Foundation (KINF), through its Second Responder® program, and the Dollar General Literacy Foundation recently distributed school supplies and resources to students in Texas (Houston and Beaumont) and Kentucky (Estill and Breathitt counties). All four communities were recently struck by natural disasters, and collectively, the donation supported…

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RUBBERMAID® COMMERCIAL PRODUCTS (RCP) KICKS OFF BACK TO CLEAN WITH DONATION OF $1.3 MILLION IN HAND SANITIZER PRODUCT TO UNDER-RESOURCED SCHOOLS ACROSS THE NATION

By Lindsey Mitchell

HUNTERSVILLE, NC (May 18, 2021) Today, Rubbermaid® Commercial Products LLC (RCP), a Business Unit of Newell Brands, Inc. announced the donation of $1.3 million in Rubbermaid® Hand Sanitizer product to under-resourced schools through a partnership with Kids In Need Foundation (KINF). The donation marks the launch of RCP’s Back to Clean, an initiative to promote…

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Dixon Ticonderoga Company commits to equity in education as presenting sponsor of Kids In Need Foundation’s National Network of Resource Centers

By Lindsey Mitchell

Roseville, Minn. (March 30, 2021) – Kids In Need Foundation (KINF), a national nonprofit dedicated to providing free school supplies and resources to the country’s most underserved schools, is proud to announce that Dixon Ticonderoga Company will be the presenting partner of its National Network of Resource Centers in 2021. As a part of its…

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Kids In Need Foundation + Chipotle feature – WCMH NBC4 Columbus

By Lindsey Mitchell

WCMH NBC4 Columbus feature: Kids In Need Foundation + Chipotle distributed new Chromebooks and school supplies to 230 local high school students at The Graham School in Columbus, Ohio on Friday, Jan. 22. In the fall of 2020, Chipotle featured Kids in Need Foundation (KINF) as a Round Up for Real Change partner on its…

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Supply donation helps the Graham School bridge the ‘homework gap’

By Lindsey Mitchell

Original post: https://www.nbc4i.com/news/local-news/supply-donation-helps-the-graham-school-bridge-the-homework-gap/ by: Catherine Ross Posted: Jan 22, 2021 / 12:31 PM EST / Updated: Jan 22, 2021 / 12:31 PM EST   COLUMBUS (WCMH) – Over the course of ten months, staff and students at the Graham School have pivoted their routines to an entirely remote learning model. “I’d kind of describe it as a roller coaster…

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Kids In Need Foundation and Dollar General Literacy Foundation team up to support Bonny Doon Union Schools following California Wildfires

By Lindsey Mitchell

Santa Cruz, Calif. (December 2020) – 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 Literacy Foundation distributed school supplies and requested resources to Bonny Doon Union Elementary School District this week, supporting students as they…

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Shane Co. & Kids In Need Foundation Announce Donation and Partnership

By Lindsey Mitchell

DENVER, CO., Dec. 1, 2020 — Today ​Shane Co.​, the largest family-owned jewelry company in the United States, released the details of the ​company’s largest charitable commitment​ in 2020. Kids In Need Foundation (​KINF​) was selected by the majority of employees in an internal vote. KINF reflects the strong core values and family focus that…

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Marketing Research Education Foundation (MREF) Mobilizes the Marketing Research Industry to Help Provide Almost 3,000 Backpacks for Under-Resourced Students Throughout North America

By Lindsey Mitchell

Minneapolis, Minn. (October 23, 2020) – As school began in a variety of environments throughout North America, the Marketing Research Education Foundation (MREF) recognized the challenges for teachers and students, especially in under-resourced schools. The organization launched a matching campaign with the goal of purchasing backpacks for at least 2,000 students through Kids In Need…

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Kids In Need Foundation Partners with Effectv to Provide School Supplies for Under-resourced Students in the Twin Cities

By Lindsey Mitchell

Minneapolis, Minn. (October 20, 2020) – As learning continues in a variety of environments, Kids In Need Foundation (KINF) has teamed up with Comcast’s Effectv to provide supplies to under-resourced students through its Supply A Teacher program, impacting over 1,300 students in the Twin Cities by providing teacher supply boxes to 56 teachers. This is…

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Newell Brands and Sharpie® to provide over 3 million markers to under-resourced teachers through Kids In Need Foundation

By Lindsey Mitchell

Minneapolis, Minn. (Oct. 5, 2020) – While America’s teachers work to navigate the educational challenges presented by COVID-19, the need for school supplies is more significant than ever. Thanks to the generosity of Sharpie® and its parent company, Newell Brands, over 3 million new markers will be provided to under-resourced classrooms through Kids In Need…

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