Need in Deed connects the classroom with the community.

Student Projects

Need in Deed students learn while they make a difference in their communities.

Teacher Network

Need in Deed teachers believe in students’ potential and the importance of student voice.

Community Partners

Need in Deed’s community partners bring the “real world” into the classroom.



Our supporters are making an investment in the city’s future.

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As a result of joining the Teacher Network I feel excited and motivated and challenged when students get off the traditional school topics and talk about their personal lives. In that past mentioning that I allow those "distractions" made me feel unprofessional. I see now the value there, the value in helping students create real connections, connections that matter to them.

Year 3+ Need in Deed Teacher