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Dixon Ticonderoga Company Supports The Kids In Need Foundation; Fosters Art in the Classroom

June 21, 2017

LAKE MARY, Fla. — For over a decade, Dixon Ticonderoga Company and The Kids In Need Foundation (KINF), a national non-profit dedicated to providing free school supplies to students most in need, have worked together to ensure success in the classroom. Their continued partnership will be on display at the National KINF Summit in Portland, […]

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Wines for Humanity Donates $10,000 to The Kids In Need Foundation

April 20, 2017

MINNEAPOLIS, Minnesota. The Kids In Need Foundation (KINF) announces today it has received a $10,000 donation from Wines for Humanity (WFH), a socially-conscious business whose mission is to eliminate homelessness in America. The donation will provide 400 school backpacks filled with much-needed school supplies that will be distributed to six KINF Teacher Resource Centers and select […]

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Dixon Ticonderoga and Lowe’s Donate 2.8 Million Pencils to Kids In Need Foundation

February 14, 2017

LAKE MARY, Fla.— On Wednesday, February 22nd, Dixon Ticonderoga Company and Lowe’s will make a major pencil donation to the Kids In Need Foundation (KINF). Dixon Ticonderoga Company is donating 2.8 million pencils, valued over $460,000 to all Kids In Need Foundation Resource Centers across the nation on behalf of Lowe’s. Dixon Ticonderoga Company, Lowe’s, […]

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School Supplies. Changing Lives.

November 15, 2016

For the last 20 years we’ve learned a few things about kids, income disparities, and improving educational outcomes. Founded in 1995 by dedicated professionals from the school supply manufacturing industry, the Kids In Need Foundation is committed to ensuring all kids have the supplies they need to succeed in school. We know that not everyone […]

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KINF Partners with Literacy Matters Foundation

October 28, 2016

MINNEAPOLIS – October 27, 2016 – With the goal to provide students the supplies they need to succeed in school and in life, The Kids In Need Foundation (KINF) announces today a partnership with the Literacy Matters Foundation. Literacy Matters will work with KINF to provide thousands of books for students and teachers in low-income […]

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September’s National Product Partner: Dixon Ticonderoga Company

September 28, 2016

This past month, we recognized Dixon Ticonderoga Company as our National Fine Arts and Pencil Sponsor. With Dixon’s support, students have the Number 2 pencils they need to complete assignments every day, along with the art supplies that make creativity possible. Dixon has been a dedicated sponsor for numerous years. In fact, Dixon has donated […]

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When families struggle financially, school supplies just can't be a priority. In 2016, we directly supported 5.4 million kids with new supplies.

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