• 12-DEC-2016

Kia and donorschoose.org Launch Annual “Holiday’s on us” Celebration to Support Classroom Projects in High-Need Schools

Kia and DonorsChoose.org Launch Annual “Holiday’s On Us” Celebration to Support Classroom Projects in High-Need Schools
Teacher Appreciation Celebration to Deliver Funding for an Estimated 200 Projects in Schools with Greatest Need

• Kia and DonorsChoose.org have helped more than 1.5 million public school students nationwide, delivering more than $7.5 million in much-needed resources since 2012
• DonorsChoose.org Teacher Appreciation Celebration coming to Buffalo, New York

Kia Motors America and DonorsChoose.org are bringing resources to schools in need this holiday season.  DonorsChoose.org, the innovative crowdfunding charity founded by Charles Best in 2000, has engaged more than 2.3 million citizen philanthropists in providing resources for 20 million students.  Kia and DonorsChoose.org will host a “Holiday’s on Us” Teacher Appreciation Celebration in Buffalo, New York, on Dec. 13, 2016.

Building on the success of previous campaigns that have raised over $7.5 million and benefited more than 1.5 million students across the America since 2012, the Kia “Holidays on Us” Teacher Celebration is expected to fund 200 classroom projects.  The campaign will support the DonorsChoose.org goal to fund projects in 100 percent of high-need schools by 2020.

“Kia is dedicated to providing teachers with the classroom resources they need to build a better future for students,” said Michael Sprague, chief operating officer and EVP, KMA.  “We encourage people to join Kia in making a difference by visiting DonorsChoose.org to learn how they can make an impact for as little as $1.

Kia and DonorsChoose.org will host a Teacher Appreciation Celebration on Dec. 13, 2016 at Northtown Kia in Buffalo, New York.  Teachers interested in attending the event can click here to register.

"Kia has been an amazing partner in supporting classroom projects and helping us toward our goal to reach all of the high-need schools in America," said Charles Best, founder of DonorsChoose.org.  "With the help of partners like Kia, we can ensure that all public school teachers have resources and support to provide enriching learning experiences for their students."

Teachers across the U.S. need resources for their classroom.  Individuals can help bring classroom dreams to life for little as $1.  There are thousands of exciting classroom projects that would benefit from a donation, visit DonorsChoose.org to select a project that inspires you.