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Learn more about the program Kids In Need of Desks

11/26/13 12:15PM

Millions of students in Africa spend their days packed into tiny classrooms, sitting on dirt floors for hours at a time. Giving them the most basic tools--a place to sit, read and write--could help them achieve a better education and a brighter future. The MSNBC community is working to make that a reality. read more

Donald Trump's donation to the KIND Fund

Donald Trump's donation to the KIND Fund

01/13/16 10:52PM

MSNBC's Lawrence O'Donnell explains the note he got from Donald Trump, including a generous donation to the KIND Fund. And while he can't accept any donation from a presidential candidate, the dollar amount will still find its way to the kids in Malawi who need it. watch

Give the gift of a KIND Fund donation

Give the gift of a KIND Fund donation

12/23/15 10:52PM

Looking for a last minute Christmas gift? Baseball writing legend Peter Gammons suggests donating to the KIND Fund. And MSNBC's Lawrence O'Donnell explains what motivated him to create the fund five years ago. watch

Two CA students hold bake sale for KIND Fund

Two CA students hold bake sale for KIND Fund

12/21/15 10:56PM

Preston Lucy and Conner Gossman held a bake sale for the KIND Fund this weekend and raised enough money to buy four desks for students in Malawi. They tell MSNBC's Lawrence O'Donnell why they decided to help kids in Africa. watch

The Last Word says goodbye to Casey Dolan

The Last Word says goodbye to Casey Dolan

12/15/15 10:54PM

Lawrence and The Last Word team would like to wish producer Casey Dolan well as she prepares to leave the show. Casey has been with the show since before it began and has been instrumental in the show’s success and the success of the K.I.N.D. Fund. watch

KIND Fund: Helping more girls finish school

KIND Fund: Helping more girls finish school

12/07/15 10:55PM

The KIND Fund provides more than desks. It also pays the tuition for hundreds of school girls in Malawi. Lawrence introduces us to some of the KIND Fund scholarship recipients and explains what you can do to help more girls just like them. watch

How to help the KIND Fund this Giving Tuesday

How to help the KIND Fund this Giving Tuesday

11/30/15 10:52PM

Kicking off this year’s Giving Tuesday campaign, MSNBC’s Lawrence O’Donnell shares the latest successes of the KIND Fund – Kids In Need of Desks – The Last Word’s charitable partnership with UNICEF. watch

Malala accepts Nobel Peace Prize

Malala accepts Nobel Peace Prize

12/10/14 10:42PM

Lawrence talks about the amazing honor bestowed on Malala Yousafzai, and how her message of education and peace is a great reminder of the good the KIND Fund does. watch

Memory in K.I.N.D.

03/31/14 09:55PM

In lieu of flowers, Kendrick Allen Westbrook’s family wants donations to go to the K.I.N.D. fund for Kids In Need of Desks. Lawrence O'Donnell share details. read more

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