Who is Cradles to Crayons?

"One day every child will have the essentials they need to feel safe, warm, ready to learn, and valued."

This is the vision of Cradles to Crayons,

a national nonprofit that provides children from birth to age 12, living in homeless or low-income situations, with the essential items they need to thrive, free of charge.

Cradles to Crayons accepts...

  • board books

  • picture books

  • easy readers

  • early chapter books

  • young adult books

  • foreign language books

and more!

Learn more at www.cradlestocrayons.org.



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