Every year, devastating hurricanes, earthquakes, wildfires, and tornadoes destroy schools nationwide. These events tear through communities leaving shock and despair for those in the path of destruction. For children, it means starting over and, in some cases, replacing all of their personal belongings. These small items, like a backpack or a notebook, can take on huge significance to a child.
The Kids In Need Foundation’s Second Responder® program is dedicated to providing school supplies to students affected by natural disasters. We work with local authorities, schools, and select sponsors to help them return to normal routines. During the last 4 years, we have:
Unlike those providing the critical necessities of food, shelter, and medical aid after a disaster, our Second Responder® program operates during the recovery period following the devastation. We try to bring a little hope and a reminder that things will get better with time when we work together.
You can easily make a donation that will supply a student, several students, or even a classroom full of students!