Bright SchoolKitz is a company that was created on an idea. A simple but creative thought to make students, parents, and teachers lives easier when it came to back-to-school supplies. Read the story to find out more about Bright SchoolKitz and the beginning of a successful company that it is today. Here at Bright SchoolKitz we feel like you are part of our family, so we would like to share how it all began.
Our founder, Bethany Hampton, was a successful Engineer and then Brand Manager at an American Corporation managing household brand names (Folders, Pampers, and Dawn dishsoap) for many years. After her youngest child was born, she decided to refashion herself as a full-time mother, which we all know isn't an easy task but we do it for the better of our children. While she loved being involved in all the details of her children’s lives, and her youngest daughter had entered school full time, she wanted to do something of her own that allowed her to have a balance in her personal and professional life.
Bethany’s sister, who worked with the school district's PTO at that time, gave her the idea of making customized school supply kits. Back-to-school supplies, pre-packaged and ready to go for the students, parents, and teachers. Yep, you guessed it this was an intriguing idea for Bethany. So she began investigating operational ways to make this simple thought become a reality. She came across the different possibilities of employing adults with developmental disabilities to pack the kits and she immediately loved that idea. It was really important for her that the company she was building had a nice environment, gave back to the community and, of course, to be able to make life easier for parents, students, and school staff.
Today, 10 years later, Bright SchoolKitz is an expert in "customized school supply kits." We've sold kits across 48 states and sell thousands of them a year. Today Brigth SchoolKitz still has an eye towards giving back. They still have adults with intellectual disabilities help pack the kits, they donate thousands of supplies to needy children and always help a school that has gone through some disaster or financial hardship.
We are so blessed to have such a great team of people who are all moms and understand the busy daily life of being a working mom and raising children. Our prepackaged school supply kits are built to the exact specification of your teacher’s supply lists. Quality is important to us. We carry both name brand and house brand school supplies in our customized school supply packs, as well as an assortment of wipes, tissues, and hand sanitizers to keep your classrooms healthy!