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Kidsmart is a non-profit collecting school supplies for struggling Urban schools in Saint Louis

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  1. 1. 12175 Bridgeton Square dr. Bridgeton, MO 63044 314-291-6211
  2. 2. OUR MISSION “ To ensure that children and their classrooms in the Greater Metropolitan Saint Louis area have the basic tools for learning by transferring, at no cost, the community's surplus supplies and merchandise into the hands of teachers for school children in need.”
  3. 3. <ul><li>Opened in 2002 </li></ul><ul><li>One of 35 grassroots organizations Nation wide </li></ul>
  4. 4. KidSmart Video
  5. 5. <ul><li>Supplies are free to teachers, tutors, counselors & instructional aides from qualifying schools </li></ul><ul><li>Presently serving more than 40,000 students in 80 of the 177 eligible schools identified in Saint Louis </li></ul><ul><li>Nearing 8 million dollars worth of school supplies and educational resources distributed so far in St Louis </li></ul><ul><li>Schools with 70% or more of its students on Free/Reduced Lunch program </li></ul>
  6. 6. Community Action Plan <ul><li>To inform residents, businesses and independent schools in West County about KidSmart </li></ul><ul><li>To establish a sustainable network in West county that will collect surplus school supplies and resources for KidSmart </li></ul>
  7. 7. KidSmart – Tools for Learning <ul><li>12175 Bridgeton Square dr. </li></ul><ul><li>Bridgeton, MO 63044 </li></ul><ul><li>314-291-6211 </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul>