Press Releases

Press Releases

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Lysol® Partners With Sarah Michelle Gellar to Donate up to 16 Million Disinfecting Wipes to Help Keep Germs at bay This Back-To-School Season

By Lindsey Mitchell

PARSIPPANY, N.J., Sept. 1, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — Reckitt, the makers of Lysol®, today announced a partnership with actor, author and entrepreneur Sarah Michelle Gellar for the brand’s Disinfecting Wipes “Buy One, Donate One” program. Through September 26, whenever a pack of Lysol® Disinfecting Wipes is purchased, another pack will automatically be donated to an under-resourced school through Kids In Need Foundation. Through the…

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Five Below’s 4th Annual Campaign for Kids In Need Foundation Results in Over 440,000 Backpacks for Deserving Kids

By Lindsey Mitchell

Minneapolis, Minn. (September 9, 2021) – For the fourth-straight year, Five Below, Inc. (NASDAQ: FIVE) supported under-resourced students with an in-store and online campaign, encouraging guests to purchase a backpack to be distributed to students nationwide through Kids In Need Foundation (KINF). As of Thursday, Sept. 2, which was the close of the campaign, the…

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Chipotle Supports Teachers’ Return To The Classroom With $100K In School Supplies

By Lindsey Mitchell

NEWPORT BEACH, Calif., Aug. 10, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — Chipotle Mexican Grill (NYSE: CMG) today announced it will support teachers by giving away up to $100K in supplies for back to school. The brand, a longtime investor in education, is using its platform to shed light on a massive challenge facing teaching professionals as many of them return to the…

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Kids In Need Foundation launches Every Teacher, Every Day to Connect, Empower, and Inspire all teachers nationwide

By Lindsey Mitchell

Minneapolis, Minn. (Aug. 3, 2021) – Kids In Need Foundation (KINF), a national nonprofit that believes every child in America deserves equal access to a quality education, is excited to announce the launch of Every Teacher, Every Day a platform with the intention to connect ALL teachers to a safe, supportive community where free resources…

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Kids In Need Foundation (KINF) teams up with Ticonderoga ® and NFL Network commentator Ian Rapoport to kick off #PostForPencils Campaign

By Lindsey Mitchell

Minneapolis, Minn. (June 7, 2021) – After a year like no other, teachers and students nationwide are gearing up for a busier summer school season than ever. According to Daniel A. Domenech, Executive Director of the American Association of School Administrators, “Traditionally, summer school has been a program for kids that have not done well…

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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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Watch KINF’s Champions For Education event

By Lindsey Mitchell

Run of Show Highlights: COVID – Magnifying systemic issues within education Jeremy Anderson • President, Education Commission of the States The Achievement Gap Justice Alan Page • Former Minnesota Supreme Court Justice & NFL Hall of Fame Inductee Eric Gordon • CEO, Cleveland Metropolitan School District Shaquille O’Neal • NBA on TNT Host & NBA…

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Kids In Need Foundation hosts Champions For Education event on Wednesday, Jan. 27

By Lindsey Mitchell

Minneapolis, Minn. (Jan. 20, 2021) – Kids In Need Foundation (KINF), a national nonprofit that believes every child in America deserves equal access to a quality education, will host its inaugural Champions For Education event on Wednesday, Jan. 27 at 5:30 p.m. ET/4:30 p.m. CT. The event is free and open to the public. More…

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