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CRADLES TO CRAYONS
February 9, 2011

I have been involved with C2C since its inception in Philadelphia and have only gained appreciation and enthusiasm for this great organization. One of the things I love the most is that C2C by definition brings communities together. In providing the valuable service of delivering essential items (clothes, school supplies, books, etc) to low-income and homeless children C2C creates community collaborations - volunteers from every source imaginable (families, corporations, schools, faith-based orgs, etc.) accomplish much of the work and partnerships with social service agencies enable distribution of the products to the children. C2C had a deep and measurable impact from the day it opened its doors; everyone wins by supporting and working with Cradles to Crayons.

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I've personally experienced the results of this organization in...

I have been an Advisory Board member in Philadelphia for several years and seen C2C grow from one FT staff member to 7+ staff serving over 50,000 children in just 3 years. It has been exciting and rewarding to participate in this growth and to support them in their important work.

Ways to make it better...

If I had to make changes to this organization, I would...

If possible, it would be great to figure out how to expand even faster as there is such a need to fill, not only in the greater Philadelphia area.

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Will you volunteer or donate to this organization beyond what is required of board members?

Definitely

How much of an impact do you think this organization has?

A lot

Will you tell others about this organization?

Definitely

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2011

MY ROLE:
Board Member & Board Member, Volunteer, Consultant.