The Kids In Need Foundation Teacher Resource Center, based in Roseville, MN, serves educators in our hometown, helping to create equitable learning environments for under-resourced students. Qualifying teachers can shop for school supplies and classroom resources at ZERO cost.
There is no catch. You will never pay a dime. EVER.
For you, our teachers,
to lessening the necessity for you to have to spend your paychecks to obtain supplies for your classrooms.
Who Qualifies to Shop?
"Students know that if they need something, they can come to my room and get it. They do not have to feel left out or face criticism because they do not have their expected supplies. This is huge."
- 6th-8th Grade ELA teacher
"Students are more motivated in learning. Less problem with self-esteem in terms of lack of school supplies from parents because they can ask and get them from me after I shopped for school supplies at the KINF teacher resource center."
-9th-12th Grade teacher
"[Shopping at the resource center] has allowed me to gather resources needed to enrich my teaching/lessons. My student engagement has increased and my stress level has gone down knowing I have what I need for my lessons."
-2nd and 3rd Grade teacher
"Basic household and toiletries have improved their hygiene, self-esteem, and ability to participate and socialize with their peers. Their financial burden is lessened & there is increased attention to school work."
- 9th-12th Grade teacher
"Everyone is equipped with supplies to help them accomplish their work. There is a positive, prepared classroom environment because they have what they need to be successful."
- Kindergarten teacher
When and Where
In-Store Shopping Hours
Status: We are OPEN!