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

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Last week, we visited the State House to raise awareness for #ClothingInsecurity, the hidden basic need crisis impa… https://t.co/bcnna22rcq

Cradles to Crayons @c2cbostonMar 01

We'd like to send a big thank you to @jordansfurn for donating 124 new bedding sets for the children we serve! We… https://t.co/rbkYo0QyTO

Cradles to Crayons @c2cbostonFeb 27

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