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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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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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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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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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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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