Press Releases

Press Releases

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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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 Jed Anderson

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 Jed Anderson

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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Kids In Need Foundation and Dollar General Literacy Foundation partner to provide school supplies in wake of Nashville tornadoes, school closures

By Jed Anderson

Efforts executed by KINF’s Second Responder® in collaboration with PENCIL program impact more than 8,000 students in Metro Schools

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