CRAYONS TO CLASSROOMS

Rating: 4.9 stars   180 reviews

Issues: Education

Location: 1511 Kuntz Rd Dayton OH 45404 USA

Mission: We collect and distribute basic school supplies at no cost to teachers of children in need.
2014 Top-Rated Nonprofit
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EIN 26-1594574
937-528-6400
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Rating: 5 stars  

Crayons To Classroom is an amazing organization that provides all kinds of supplies for teachers. As a teacher in an urban school district, I often have students who cannot afford their school supplies. Crayons To Classrooms has helped the students in our school get the supplies they need including things like backpacks, pencils, paper, folders and so much more.

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Rating: 4 stars  

Going to Crayons2Classrooms is a wonderful experience. It provides an opportunity for me to "shop" for materials that benefit my students in ways that would not be possible on my own. They provide materials for projects, rewards, and students personal use (backpacks, clothing, etc.). The staff and volunteers are always encouraging, helpful, and positive. The system they use is organized and effective. The last time I shopped and had my students write and send thank you notes to the monthly donor, we received a beautiful and heartfelt reply from one of the recipients. Knowing that they enjoy donating for the good of the students make the experience even better.

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Rating: 5 stars  

This is a magnificent nonprofit that supplies high need schools with materials for the students and classrooms. Crayons 2 Classrooms has allowed me to provide needed materials for my students: everything from pencils to notebooks to bookbags. The volunteers are friendly and helpful, the "store" is clean and organized, and my experiences have always been positive. The donors are angels! The entire process from reserving a shopping date to shopping and writing our thank you letters is very user friendly.

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Rating: 5 stars  

Crayons to Classrooms provides teachers in schools of high need supplies, materials, and resources to use in the classroom. Students get supplies and materials they may not have otherwise received.

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Rating: 5 stars  

Crayons to Classrooms is a very beneficial organization for our students, teachers and community. I am a teacher in Dayton and I have been going to Crayons to Classrooms for years. The students get so excited and motivated to learn when they are able to get the supplies that they need for school.

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Rating: 4 stars  

Crayons to Classrooms is a wonderful place. Its a place where teachers can get free supplies for their classrooms. It seems almost perfect how its always air conditioned and the teachers always get what they need. The staff are polite and friendly and always willing to help. Volunteering there changed my life because its such a great escape and such a safe place for me to volunteer. It is a delightful place and a great experience. It warms my heart to see a smile on every single person in the room, including my own.

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Rating: 5 stars  

I am a teacher in a school in downtown Dayton. I love coming to Crayons to Classrooms and picking up the free backpacks and school supplies. Many of our students come to school without essential items like backpacks and school supplies so we are able to give those out to our kids that really need them. Often throughout the year some of our kids carry broken backpacks as well so we can replace those. The staff at Crayons to Classrooms are super sweet and helpful and also very organized so when I go I'm in and out without a fuss. I really appreciate this organization and all they do in collecting supplies and distributing them to teachers.

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2014

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Rating: 5 stars  

Crayons To Classrooms has helped to make our kindergarten year more successful. Many of our students have few or no school supplies. We often spend out of pocket to ensure that each child has necessary supplies. The generous donors of Crayons to Classrooms have helped to take the edge off of our classroom expenses. The students get so excited when they receive new things, and we are extremely grateful for the generosity. My students recently told me that I was a "cool teacher" because I have "cool stuff". Thanks to Crayons to Classrooms for my "cool" points with my students. YOU"RE THE BEST!

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Rating: 4 stars  

Crayons to Classrooms is an amazing program!! As a teacher we often have students who can not afford of their school supplies, Crayons to Classrooms is a great resource to help with this. They also have excellent teaching materials to help with classroom instruction. Recently I was able to pick up some Early North American folders filled with information about the history of the people of North America!! Thank you for all you do to help!!!

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Rating: 5 stars  

As a kindergarten teacher, there are many needs that come are way. I teach in a low socio-economic elementary school. Often the children are lucky to eat let alone have money available for school supplies. Crayons to Classrooms offers teachers the opportunity to overcome these difficulties for their students. It also helps that I don't have to take it out of my own pocket. We are blessed to have a nonprofit like Crayons to Classrooms for support!

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