Why It Matters

Delivering hope—and opportunity—in the form of essential school supplies.

Why It Matters

Delivering hope—and opportunity—in the form of essential school supplies.
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We believe every child in America should have equal opportunity and access to a quality education.

At KINF, we strive to support that reality by providing the supplies underserved schools need for teachers to teach and learners to learn. This is why:

Because Education Matters

Quality Education is the gateway to opportunity, and students cannot achieve their full potential without it.

KINF Results

Properly resourced learning environments ensure students are equipped to succeed. When our teachers are able to focus on teaching, rather than resourcing, education wins.

Because Attendance Matters

Consistent Attendance improves graduation rates and enables students to participate in their education.

KINF Results

School supplies help kids feel ready and motivated to attend school regularly, minimizing absenteeism and encouraging engagement.

Because Dignity Matters

We strive to serve in a way that recognizes and protects the inherent Human Dignity of both teachers and students.

KINF Results

School supplies represent belonging and ownership for teachers and students. They empower students to make choices for themselves and bolster teachers struggling to break the cycle of poverty.

School Supplies Represent...

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Learn more about the impact your support can have on education across the United States.

Each year, we engage our network of educators to give us an accurate picture of our impact in their underserved communities. The resulting impact report helps us understand their current needs, the efficacy of our work, and the ways we can serve them better in the coming year.

Our 2019 Impact Report presents the responses of nearly 9,000 teachers across the United States and highlights the growing need for both traditional supplies and technology in today’s classrooms.

 

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2019 by the numbers

Our programs invite individuals, organizations, and whole communities to join the cause.

Working together adds up fast. Each year, on average, The Kids In Need Foundation helps nearly 200,000 teachers and more than 5 million students in some of the most under-resourced communities across the country.

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*per our 2019 Impact Report