NAMTA Members Support The Arts

Why Art Matters

Dixon Ticonderoga Company Helping The Kids In Need Foundation

Dixon Ticonderoga Company and The Kids In Need Foundation have worked together to ensure success in the classroom for over a decade.

There are 40 KINF Resource Center locations in the United States, distributing much needed school supplies to kids who would otherwise go without. This year Dixon has donated 70,000 in fine art supplies, which will be distributed to the Resource Centers, and is working with 10 KINF Resource Centers are working with ten local artists to create 20 fine art pieces using products from the Maimeri, Canson, and Daler-Rowney brands. Ten masterpieces will be auctioned off at the national KINF annual gala and 10 pieces of art will be auctioned off at the local level to raise money for local Resource Centers. Dixon also donates up to $1,500,000 in products annually to KINF Resource Centers.

“Creativity ignites learning within all of us,” said Dave Smith, executive director of The Kids In Need Foundation. “It is exciting to witness the important role Dixon plays in supporting our Resource Centers and helping students receive the supplies they need to succeed.”  

About The Kids In Need Foundation 
The Kids In Need Foundation’s mission is to ensure that every child is prepared to learn and succeed in the classroom by providing free school supplies nationally to students most in need. The Kids In Need Foundation, a national 501(c)(3) charitable organization founded in 1995, has distributed nearly $900 million in school supplies, directly benefiting 5.4 million students and nearly 200,000 teachers annually. For more information, visit KINF.org, and join us on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram: @KidsInNeed

Go back

NAMTA's Partners in Art

Select a logo to learn more