Percentage of Minnesota families living below the poverty line in 2016, according to the Minnesota State Demographic Center.


Approximate number of Minnesota children living below the poverty line in 2017, according to the United States Census Bureau.


Approximate number of Minnesota schools in which 70% or greater of their student population participates in the Federal Free-and-Reduced Lunch Program, qualifying them to participate in Kids In Need Minnesota initiatives.

Kids In Need Minnesota assists these families and children AND the teachers who teach them. It is our goal that ALL teachers have the resources they need to teach and ALL students have the supplies they need to learn.

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