Welcome to the Kids In Need Foundation!
Our mission is to ensure that every child is prepared to learn and succeed by providing free school supplies nationally to students most in need.
Sumit Registration Is Open!
Join us in Las Vegas this June to exchange ideas and information about operating a free store for teachers. Learn more and register today!
Save the Date!
Our 16th Annual Education Celebration Gala will be held September 11, 2014 at The Depot in Minneapolis, MN. Mark you calendar now so you don't miss out on this exciting night!
Watch our latest video
Thank you to CBS EcoMedia Inc. for producing this piece about the Kids In Need Foundation Second Responder® Program. Together, we can make a difference!
2014 Elmer's Teacher Tool Kit Grants - Apply NOW!
Teachers can apply to replicate any project from the catalog of more than 1200 projects on our website. New this year: If the project you choose to submit for funding is a service learning project, you will be in the running to be considered for an Elmer Award. Check it out!
2012 Annual Report
Our latest annual report is now online. Check it out!
Dixon Ticonderoga Company Becomes National Pencil Sponsor
Dixon Ticonderoga Company will provide its famous yellow No. 2 pencils, along with other items, to the Kids In Need Foundation's 32 Resource Centers. The donated items will then be made available to teachers from low-income schools who visit the Resource Centers to obtain free supplies for their students.
The Kids In Need Foundation and Dixon Ticonderoga Company have been partners for more than a decade. Read the full press release here.
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"School Supplies. Changing Lives." Documentary
Thank you to Snapdragon Films for this amazing new video!
Did you know...
- More than 16 million U.S. children live below the poverty line.
- Most teachers spend $500 - $1,000 per year to purchase supplies for their students and classrooms.
- The Kids In Need Foundation spends less than 2% on administration, with 98% of revenue benefiting teachers and students.
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