Cradles to Crayons “Everyday Essentials” program


Organization: Cradles to Crayons
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Cradles to Crayons collects new and nearly new children's items through grassroots community drives and corporate donations.
PROGRAM SNAPSHOT:

Location of Program's Recipients:
Massachusetts
Who Benefits from Support:
In 2012, Cradles to Crayons distributed more than 60,000 packages of essentials to children living in low-income and homeless situations. Cradles to Crayons partnered with more than 300 social service partners and hosted more than 1,000 children's product drives across the Commonwealth. Additionally, Cradles to Crayons hosted more than 28,000 volunteer visits at our Giving Factory warehouse in Brighton, MA. Volunteers helped to sort, inspect and package donations for children in-need.
Fast Fact:
More than 305,000 Massachusetts children 12 years old and younger live in poor or low-income households. In any given year, more than 100,000 Massachusetts children will experience homelessness.
Raised: $932
Needed: $17,068

Cause Blog
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  • How Your Donation Impacts Cradles to Crayons
    Dear Joshua, Thank you so much for Jewish Causes of Choice's donation of $77.00. Your support of our mission will provide children living in homeless...... More
  • Impact of Your Donation!
    "Dear Joshua, Thank you so much for JChoice's donation of $100.00. Your support will help us meet our goal of providing thousands of children ac...... More
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