Minneapolis, MN, November 21, 2010 --(PR.com
)-- The Kids In Need Foundation and 3M: Providing School Supplies To Staples, Minnesota Elementary Students
*All Students at Staples and Motley Elementary Schools Will Receive School
The Kids In Need Foundation, a national, non-profit organization dedicated to providing free school supplies to economically disadvantaged school children and under-funded teachers, announces a grant funded by 3M, that will provide school supplies to more than 500 elementary students in Staples, Minnesota on November 24, 2010. The Foundation will provide basic school supplies, including pencils, paper and glue sticks, to every student at Staples and Motley Elementary Schools. The backpacks will be distributed at 2 p.m., as students leave school to begin the Thanksgiving holidays on November 24th.
About the Kids In Need Foundation
The Kids In Need Foundation is a national 501(c)(3) charitable organization founded in 1995. The Foundation’s mission is to ensure that every child is prepared to learn and succeed by providing free school supplies nationally to students most in need. The Kids in Need National Network of Resource Centers includes 24 facilities that allow teachers from low-income schools to obtain free school supplies for their students. The national sponsor of the Kids In Need Network is Target, a long time supporter of the Kids In Need Foundation. In addition, Kids In Need Teacher Grants provide K-12 educators with funding to provide innovative learning opportunities for students. The Kids in Need Foundation has distributed nearly $300 million in school supplies since its founding, directly benefiting 1.6 million students and 100,000 teachers annually, and has awarded more than $1 million in grants to teachers. The Kids In Need Foundation has received Charity Navigator’s highest four-star rating, indicating that it executes its mission in a fiscally responsible way and outperforms most other charities in America. For more information, visit www.kinf.org. Follow Kids In Need on Twitter, http://twitter.com/kidsinneed