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 23 facilities that allow teachers from low-income schools to obtain free school supplies for their students. 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 $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
Ruth's Reusable Resources is grateful for the many years of support provided by Unum and Unum employees. Through the Lending Hands program Unum employees generously volunteer their time and talents. For the past four years Unum employees have participated in our back-to-school school supply drive and in group work days in our warehouse. Unum employees have also provided financial support for special purchases such as die cut machines to create bulletin board materials for teachers.