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Press Releases

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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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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 – KARE 11 Communities that KARE

By Lindsey Mitchell

Kids In Need Foundation was featured in KARE 11’s Communities that KARE on Sept. 14, 2020.

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