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Phone: 617-635-8284
443 Warren St.
Dorchester
Massachusetts 02121
USA
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Target demographics: Greater Boston Educators and Artists

Direct beneficiaries per year: Over 70,000 children, educators, and artists benefit from our supplies every year.

Someone who had 3 hours of volunteer time could: Help to sort donations such as folding felt, bundling envelopes, cleaning furniture, and many other activities. The tasks change every day.

Programs: We also offer workshops.

Mission:
Our mission is to stimulate creative learning and help children awaken their creative potential in education and play through the use of reusable, recycled, and surplus material.
Results:
Every year we save close to a million dollars in materials that would have been discarded, and put them back into the community.

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09/25/12
As a program manager, the resources available to me from Extras for Creative Learning were cost saving and mission serving. Staff used supplies that were recovered scraps or waste from industry that might have otherwise ended up in a landfill. Lengths cut from the mylar roll ends were especially ... more »
09/25/12
I use EXCEL for supplies for my residents in an assisted living facility for people with Alzheimers. They always have something I can use to turn into a fun craft or art project. I also take my children to get supplies they use for school and homework. Excel has lots of books and my 6year old loves ... more »
09/25/12
EXCL is an extraordinary organization! I visit at least 6-8 times a year and gather bags upon bags of materials to use in my practice as a local speech-language pathologist. I have gotten numerous used/new binders, which I have used to create communication books for nonverbal children. I have gotten... more »
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