A new social enterprise, KITE (Kids Inspiring Tomorrow's Education), will make its formal launch in Bedford, NY, at the Bedford Historical Hall on the evening of October 24th, 2013. The undertaking terms itself a "school supply company that gives", following the tried and true "one-for-one model." For each pencil pack purchased, KITE provides a pencil pack to a child in need. KITE is partnering with schools and organizations that are committed to eliminating the barriers of education both internationally and domestically. Thirteen million kids in the United States alone are without the most basic of school supplies with tens of millions more children around the globe facing this same reality.
KITE's first two partner schools include the Kipp Ujima Village Academy (KUVA) in Baltimore, MD ... [view whole blog post ]