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Cradles to Crayons

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Nonprofit Overview

Causes: Children & Youth, Children & Youth Services, Family Services, Human Service Organizations, Human Services, Thrift Shops

Mission: Cradles to Crayons provides children from birth through age 12, living in homeless or low-income situations, with the essential items they need to thrive - at home, at school and at play. We supply these items free of charge by engaging and connecting communities that have with communities that need.

Results: Over the years, Cradles to Crayons has distributed more than 300,000 packages of essential items to disadvantaged Massachusetts children, including 127,000 backpacks filled with brand new school supplies.

Target demographics: provide children from birth through age 12 living in low-income or homeless situations with the essential items they need to thrive.

Direct beneficiaries per year: distribute 29,000 KidPacks and 30,000 backpacks to local kids in-need

Geographic areas served: Massachusetts and Pennsylvania

Programs: Cradles to Crayons’ signature program, Everyday Essentials, the subject of this request, provides children living in low-income or homeless situations with essential items such as clothing for a week, books, shoes, developmental toys and more. Everyday Essentials operates year-round with targeted seasonal initiatives to best meet the needs of local children. Our Gear Up for Winter campaign supplies kids with the cold weather gear that they need to stay warm from October through February. Our school readiness platform, Ready for School operates from July through September to provide children with materials they need to feel ready to learn from head to toe. During March and April, our Spring Greening program ties in a fun initiative for families to clean out their closets and donate their gently-used items to Cradles to Crayons. Gear Up for Baby focuses on gathering infant and child safety equipment throughout the months of May and June.

Community Stories

313 Stories from Volunteers, Donors & Supporters

Volunteer

Rating: 5

I discovered Cradles to Crayons as a volunteer opportunity when Disney was offering the "Give a Day, Get a Disney Day" promotion. As a mother, supporting a charity that directly improves the lives of children in my immediate area is important to me. It is also important for me to have my children understand what it is to help others and that there are children just like them, who don't have warm clothes to wear or toys to play with. To this point, instead of receiving gifts for her 4th birthday, my daughter asked for donations for Cradles to Crayons. She was delighted to drop off a car full of items ranging from infant car seats to boys and girls clothing. The Cradles to Crayons Team explained to my daughter in language she could understand, exactly who would be receiving her many donations. We took a photo of my daughter in front of a Cradles to Crayons banner surrounded by her “birthday gifts.”

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General Member of the Public

Rating: 4

I've seen the work Cradle to Crayons have done and find it touching that they've helped so many children. I wish i could have volunteered with them when i had a chance. Its great the things they've done; provided kids with school supplies, clothing and volunteers work with the kids just the make their day. I personally hope to soon be one of those volunteers and help those kids too.

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Volunteer

Rating: 3

Working with Cradles to Crayons with my daughter helped my daughter know the importance of helping others and how lucky she is to have the things such as nice clothes and several coats which a lot of children do not have

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Volunteer

Rating: 4

My daughter brought her friends to the Horsham location to celebrate her 16th birthday by volunteering their efforts to this wonderful cause. The experience was very rewarding to all the girls who came. They enjoyed the fact that they were having fun helping others in need. They spent the day making kid bundles of clothing, sorting through books and toys, followed by a mini party in the conference room. We're sad that the location has moved to Norristown, which makes it difficult for us to volunteer, but we wish the staff great success in their venture. This is a well run organization and a wonderful opportunity for "regular folk" to help meet an important need in the community.

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Client Served

Rating: 4

As a Preschool Education Center in Norristown, Pa, we serve mostly low income families. Cradles to Crayons Inc. has allowed us to help some of these families with essentials such as clothing, back packs and car seats. It is a priviledge to act as one of their distributors in the Norristown Area.

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Ruben H.

Volunteer

Rating: 5

With my wife and kids of 10 and 15 we have been coming to the Philadelphia location of Cradles to Crayons for years now. The work they do for kids in need is heart-warming, and their facility is so well-organized that the amount work a crew of volunteers can accomplish in a few short hours is amazing. We always leave with a happy and satisfied feeling, anxiously awaiting the next possibility to volunteer.

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Volunteer

Rating: 5

Volunteering with C2C has been a unique experience that our entire family has shared together. It is difficult to find an organization that allows young children to really take part in the process. Our elementary aged kids are welcome and encouraged to volunteer with us at C2C. Their time at C2C permits them to see the next stage in the donation process; and allowing them to experience firsthand all of the work that needs to be done to simply get donations such as their old toys or clothing to those in need, has strengthened their desire to help. The staff at C2C are incredible, and make this a positive experience for everyone.

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General Member of the Public

Rating: 4

I have recently been involved w/ this organization Cradles to Crayons,both as a worker and a donor of many,many items. To think of the cildren they re helping keep warm, packing 12,000 bokbags for the children to start school w/ is an awesome undertking. All of this is done through donations both financial and thru donating goods.
The work done to help

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Volunteer

Rating: 4

Recently we had a company organized volunteer day at C2C. First, they have made getting involved with the organization a win/win for all. We felt like we were able to make an immediate impact and the organization makes itself so accessible. I think what struck me the most was how much care this organization takes in thinking about the customers they are serving. They are respond to the immediate needs of shelters within a wide radius, providing age and season appropriate toys and clothing on demand. This is a great organization!

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Volunteer

Rating: 4

Recently I volunteered at Cradle to Crayons with several collegues. I was so completely impressed by the operation and the staff. The warehouse and process by which they pull together packs for individual children is so organized. With that, I felt as though the time we spent there was well utilized and that we were able to really assist those who run this organization by getting work done. The staff was very nice and enthusiastic. They designed our time there in a way that gave us exposure to all aspects of how Cradles to Crayons functions and told us about the children they serve. We went through games and puzzles, to ensure they had all their pieces, and then sorted them according to age bracket. Then we made clothing packets for boys and girls of varying ages. Then lastly, we fulfilled requests for specific children. It was a great experience. Cradles to Crayons does amazing work. I feel passionate about volunteering again and our group was talking about a drive to collect clothing to donate to this organization so they can continue on their mission.

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Donor

Rating: 5

I have given to CTC for the past few years as this is a fabulous way to help LOCAL children in dire need of essentials. I first became acquainted with CTC when the youth group from my church volunteered there. I heard what a fabulous charity this was and decided that it needed to be a charity that I gave to. Thank you so much for doing so much good in the community!

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Adam S.

Volunteer

Rating: 4

As a volunteer, I moved clothes and organized clothes as well as created "care packages" for kids in need. Theses packages included clothes, games, and books that were sorted by age and gender. I know the kids will love the new stuff they get and I had fun helping out! I'll be sure to do it again soon!

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Donor

Rating: 5

Instead of exchanging Christmas gifts with my sisters this year, we decided to spend the money on clothing for children serviced by C2C. It was fun shopping and even better dropping it off at C2C. A volunteer cheerfully greeted us and thanked us for the donation. By the next day, I had an email expressing their appreciation. It was a very good experience that we will repeat again and again.

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Donor

Rating: 5

CTC is such a well run organization. They provide a very valuable service to children and families in need and the community at large. My family is proud to have been involved with CTC.

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Volunteer

Rating: 5

I recently volunteered with a group of associates from The Goldenberg Group. It was our first time at CTC. We were all amazed at how organized the program was and we thoroughly enjoyed helping out. The helpers were so pleasant and we are looking forward to volunteering again at CTC. What you guys do everyday is to be commended.

Keep up the good work!

Patti Simpson

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Volunteer

Rating: 5

I volunteered at Cradles to Crayons with my family over the Christmas break. It was a wonderful experience to do something for others together as a family. It was amazing to think we could be helping so many people and it was an overall fun experience. We got a very efficient assembly line going while sorting clothes :). The workers at Cradles to Crayons were very helpful in giving us a task to complete, making the hours we spent there feel very productive and worthwhile. I really admire this organization and my experience made me want to work with Cradles to Crayons on a regular basis.

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Volunteer

Rating: 4

Volunteering at Cradles to Crayons was a wonderful experience that I was able to share with my children. We all volunteered for an afternoon together. It was so moving to see both all of the generosity of donations and the hard work put into the distribution of the donations. I plan to go back and volunteer in the near future. I's a great charity!

Volunteer

Rating: 5

I volunteered with my employer last year. It was such a powerful and touching experience knowing how many children we were helping just in the short amount of time we were there. I have been back several times since and have even brought my children along. C2C is a wonderful organization!

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Donor

Rating: 5

I ran a clothing drive as part of the Disney Give a Day program. During the learning process, I worked with a few individuals at C2C that were always available to explain the processes and answer my questions. When I dropped off my donations and saw their new warehouse and I realized that if the warehouse had to be this large, the need must be much larger. The experience was enjoyable to me since inception. The staff was wonderful and I even received a follow up thank you which has never occurred with any other non-religious, non-profit organizations that I have donated to. C2C has become my first choice for children's donations and I recommend them to friends and family when anyone is doing closet cleanouts and school shopping.

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Volunteer

Rating: 5

I go to Cradles to Crayons with my wife and 2 kids. We have always found it to be a rewarding experience. They are always well organized and there is always plenty of work to be done

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Volunteer

Rating: 5

I chaperoned a Brownie Troop on Sat. 2/5 at the Cradles to Crayons Factory and my/our experience was wonderful. The girls and the leaders/parents started out by seeing first hand exactly what Cradles to Crayons does, and what is provided to the children in need. We then began our volunteering by sorting through bags of clothes-separating them into size, gender and tops/bottoms. The factory is so well organized this was simple even for 7 and 8 year old girls to do. Then we went to the toy section and the girls were given a new task. Dressing Barbies and putting a couple together along with a few accessories. They then put them into a bag and they were ready to go to a needy child. What a fun way to learn about giving and helping others who don't have so much! The grown ups worked on the toys for children ages 2 and under-cleaning them and replacing batteries as needed. After a short snack break, we were split into two groups. One group cleaned shoes/sneakers and the other group gathered gloves, hats and scarves (that had previously been organized by yet another group of volunteers) into a bag and labeled them for size and gender.
All in all, I found Cradles to Crayons was a place that was well organized, clean and bustling with people eager and happy to help others. I am so glad that I took my daughter there, and I plan on taking my older daughter there soon, In fact, she is interested in working on her Silver Award for Girl Scouts through volunteering at Cradles to Crayons.
Thank you for all you do for those in need.

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Volunteer

Rating: 5

I volunteered at Cradles to Crayons through school and it was a wonderful experience. They had us sorting clothes and books that would be distributed to children in need. It was so much fun and really an experience that I will remember. The work that Cradles to Crayons does is wonderful because of how many children they help. It was a great honor to help an organization that does all of this. What a wonderful organization.

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Volunteer

Rating: 5

I recently volunteered at Cradles to Crayons for the 2nd time with my children. It is a great organization and extremely organized and well run. Their warehouse is huge and full of donations to be sorted and packaged per specific requests for children's items from local organizations representing the needy in the area. The instruction given by the staff was informative and we were able to get to work quickly. The donations are precisely sorted by categories and sizes and ready to be packed up and sent to children in need. The staff was friendly and knowledgeable, and their dedication to this cause was admirable. We will definitely be back to volunteer again!

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Volunteer

Rating: 5

I have volunteered on a number of occasions with a group of my friends from our church. C2C is the best organized non profit I have ever seen... We all agreed with this. It is amazing how gratifying the experience of fulfilling the requests for individual children becomes. We always leave there with the feeling that we have received much more than we have given.

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Volunteer

Rating: 5

My daughter and I volunteered at Cradles to to Crayons A Family Time to Give event. It was amazingly well run and organized. We sorted donated clothing and put together arts and crafts packages for children in need. It was an excellent opportunity for both of us to help and we both felt great about what we were doing and spending time together doing it. We plan on volunteering more of our time. This organization made it easy to give of our time and help others. Very impressed.

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Csilla H.

Volunteer

Rating: 5

I am volunteering at Cradles to Crayons for years now with my family(kid's age is 15 and 10) and my husband's company, Deloitte. We always have a fun day there, we all love to make a difference in people's life. Two years ago I organized a Collection Drive with my daughter's Girl Scout troop. It was a huge success! Next school year we are planning to do it again.

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Volunteer

Rating: 5

Our work group of 10 was privileged to spend one day volunteering at cradles to crayons. Our experience was very fulfilling, imagine that we were giving but we were the ones receiving. We were greeted promptly upon arrival by Brian who gave us a concise uderstanding of what we could expect and what was expected of us. Brian did an amazing job of organizing us into work groups. It was a great joy to be working withj team members on a totally different kind of task. It was so rewarding to see the work we'd done, backpacks, school supplies organized. Brian broke up our tasks so that each group experienced the diversity of the work done by the Cradles to Crayons group. In summary, the work done here is very organized and effiicient, providing underprivilged children with quality items. I will tell everyone I know about our great experience with Cradles to crayons and recommend they donate items to the cause. I am grateful that I had the opportunity to volunteer at Cradles to Crayons

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Volunteer

Rating: 5

Cradles to Crayons in Conshocken, PA is a relaxed and, at the same time, energized place to go and feel good about helping children. The staff is organized and clear in directing volunteers, but also flexible about hours and tasks you can do. I especially like making clothing bags for the children and coordinating outfits. Brian and the rest of the staff are welcome to groups and single volunteers. I've met great people when I've volunteered by myself. Thanks C2C for the rewarding experience!

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Volunteer

Rating: 5

I really enjoyed volunteering at Cradle to Crayons. I volunteered with 5 other family members and the youngest being a 16 year old. The people were great and the organization has a great purpose. We were the last to leave the warehouse that night with 2 others and the staff and we didnt think twice about it. There was no rush to leave because we enjoyed helping. Best of all. My 16 year old nephew came up to me at the end and said he wanted to come back and bring back some toys that he had been holding on to for years now. He said I think its time to give them away and they can give it to some little boy. I was so proud of him. He enjoyed it and we plan to go back!

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Volunteer

Rating: 5

I brought my husband and sons ages 5 and 7 to volunteer. My oldest was finishing up his work to earn a cub scout badge.

We really enjoyed the special time we spent volunteering at C2C, the boys were upset when it was time to leave, they wanted to stay longer.

The wonderful experience is prompting us to volunteer during one of the evening sessions.

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Volunteer

Rating: 5

My parents, sisters and I volunteered at C2C for the 2010 holidays. I knew what we would be doing based of what my mom told us (she's volunteered a few times for work) but it was still nothing I've ever expierenced before. The people working were helpful and real nice. The space was huge. The only downside of our time there was that we waited a while for our group to get started and it felt like it took some of the little time we had there away.

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Volunteer

Rating: 5

I went to C2C for an Episcopal Academy day of service and was extremely impressed by their level of organization and the amount of great work being accomplished. They really strive to provide the basics that every child should have, and they bundle it so nicely so that it's all together in a package. We were instructed to match items carefully and to only use the items that looked nice and new. It was good to see that such thought went into how the children and parents would feel about their donations.

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Volunteer

Rating: 5

I volunteered for Martin Luther King's Day of Service through my company's Volunteer Match program. It was my first time at the Cradle's to Crayons site. It was a wonderful experience because they had everything organized...from sorting clothes and books to picking out the items needed (age specific and gender specific) for the children. Everyone was cheerful and helpful with one loving purpose in mind, helping less fortunate children. When I was getting the bags of clothes, toys and books for a child, I said a little prayer before sending it off to the proper bin for pick up. It breaks my heart to know a child is in need of just the simple basics. I was there all day but the time flew and I felt I needed to do more when it was time to go. In the future I will get others to donate to this cause and I will try to have my church participate in the tasks needed there, because it is such a worthy cause.

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Volunteer

Rating: 5

C2C has heart and soul. The experience reinforces that it is not about each of us as individuals, but all of us as a whole...united for a common goal. It is the "behind-the-scenes" approach that makes life a little more bearable for those struggling on the homefront. It is a Making a Difference reality and an opportunity for all. C2C has a heartbeat and a genuine love for all it does and for everyone it touches. It is a concept that welcomes all ages to share and contribute what they can whether it be time or material contributions. C2C gives inspiration and hope and for me stands for Compassion 2 Children. The entire organization runs well and is organized and structured so output from volunteers is productive.

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Volunteer

Rating: 5

I organized my son's class trip to Cradles and Crayons and was so impressed with how easy they are to work with and how wonderfully they engage students to help. They are a talented group who are wonderful at sharing the gift of giving!

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Volunteer

Rating: 5

Every experience with Cradles to Crayons is a rewarding one. When I leave the Giving Factory, I know thay my efforts have provided a better life for a family in need. The staff at the Conshohocken, PA location specifically is great in giving new volunteers a tutorial on C2C and they show you what the reuslts of your volunteer hours are. If you are looking for a rewarding experience while having an fun time, Craldes to Crayons is the place to volunteer.

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Volunteer

Rating: 5

Our Health Safety and Performance team spent a Day volunteering at Cradles to Crayons in Conshohocken.
During the course of the day the team put together 37 stylish outfit packs, inspected and sorted at least 40 toys and completed 30 orders for individual children? This directly allowed Cradles to Crayons serve at least 77 children. 500 backpacks and 75 boxes of school supplies were organized for their upcoming Backpack-A-Thon. The goal of this event is to pack 10,000 backpacks with basic school supplies for underserved children who will soon be returning to school.
Our team was overwhelmed by the welcoming, helpful support we received from the staff of Cradles to Crayons. We are all spreading the word about donations of used clothing, toys, books etc. Our day volunteering as a team created a memorable bond with each other, and the Delaware Valley Community.

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Volunteer

Rating: 5

I tllk my students to volunteer and Brian and staff were very attentive to the kids' needs even though we were there to serve them. They rotated my students through various stations so the kids would get the full scope of this program and really feel a part of the solution. Cradles to Crayons was large enough to acomodate my whole group which is also a great benefit to me. Everyone felt great after this experience.

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Volunteer

Rating: 5

This organization is incredible in what they accomplish for others. The first time I volunteered I was blown away by the VOLUME of kids needing help - and how many young lives C2C has touched. I can only imagine the smiles on the faces of the children who receive the kits (not to mention their parents!) - the cloths, toys, books - it is amazing!! It is a great feeling to be able to spend a little time helping this amazing organization - what an inspiration!!

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Volunteer

Rating: 5

I am an administrator at a local public school and we are fortunate to be a recipient of the donations from C2C to assist our young teenage student parents. As a token of our appreciation I have had the pleasure of volunteering at C2C several times in the last 6 months along with co-workers as well as my niece & nephew. It is now becoming a family tradition to volunteer at C2C. It is a great experience to help an organization that does so much in our community and specifically with our students. The C2C staff is respectful, wonderful and enthusiastic about the work they do. The volunteering process is easy and the staff is always there to guide the young and mature volunteers.

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Volunteer

Rating: 5

While I was doing my international internship in the USA, I also had the opportunity to work with cradles to crayons.
I really liked the atmosphere and the people we worked with.
Cradles to crayons is a wonderful organization and I appreciate everything they do.
Thank you for a wonderful experience.

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Donor

Rating: 5

We found Cradles to Crayons through my husbands company. They volunteered for the day and he was really impressed with the organization. It helps such a wide range of ages for children and they go above and beyond thinking about the needs of the children. My sons are 6 and 3 and they gather up their toys that they don't play with anymore and we drive over there and donate them. It is a nice feeling to know that we have a place like this close to home that is making a difference and we are looking forward to volunteering there as well. I have told many friends and family about CtoC and will contine to spread the word. MaryJo Greco

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Patricia D.

Volunteer

Rating: 5

I first went to Cradles to Crayons Philadelphia with my GlaxoSmithKline work group as part of a volunteering day. I was instantly impressed by the amount of donations received at the site, as well as the organization of the different items (clothes, toys, shoes, books, etc) at the site. In addition, everyone at the site was so friendly and easy to work with. I left that day feeling like I had actually done something worthwhile, and it was a great feeling that I was able to help out. I wanted to find out more ways to help out such a great organization.
After moving closer to the site in Conshohocken, I learned about the Young Friends of Cradles to Crayons. I knew that this was my opportunity to get more involved, and I have now been a part of the group for ~3 months. My roommates and I attend the volunteering sessions each month, and have attended other events to raise money for the organization. Knowing that my time is going towards keeping kids warm and making them smile is probably my favorite part of being involved with Cradles to Crayons. I think that Cradles to Crayons is a truly amazing organization that is run well and I am very proud to say that I volunteer for Cradles to Crayons.

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Volunteer

Rating: 5

My high school aged children and I volunteered at Cradles to Crayons multiple times over the last 2 years. By having an opportunity to work in a variety of different areas in the warehouse, we could see how our work touched a multitude of people. Well organized volunteer coordinators make this truly fulfilling volunteer experience.

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Volunteer

Rating: 5

My college age daughter and I volunteered at Cradles-to-Crayons several times during the past summer. The staff was engaged and clearly passionate about their work. They are well organized, and have a very easy to follow workflow. I plan on bringing my youngest son's Cub Scout den to sort clothes as a community service activity in the near future.

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Donor

Rating: 5

I volunteer with Cradles 2 Crayons in Philadelphia through my work. I learned a lot about the organization through my volunteer experience. I was so impressed with their business model that I began directing my United Way donations to their organization so I can assist their cause even when I can't donate my time.

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Volunteer

Rating: 5

Recently my son organized a family 'volunteer evening' at Cradles To Crayons. The staff was very well organized and made us feel at home.

It is easy to see how important the work is to the underserved community in Philadelphia, made possible by Cradles to Crayons.

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Volunteer

Rating: 5

This past Saturday 2/5 was the first time I volunteered with C2C and was thoroughly impressed with the organization. It is very well run and organized and as a volunteer, I felt appreciated and that my efforts will directly have a positive impact on the children. I would (and have) recommended the organization to friends and family as a place they should consider becoming involved with in the near future.

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Volunteer

Rating: 4

I loved that Cradles to Crayons made it extremely easy to volunteer and help our greater community. We held a drive at our church and it was so much fun to see how all ages were excited to drop stuff off in our bin. This really is an all ages experience that benefits our neighbors!

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Volunteer

Rating: 5

My business group spent a day recently volunteering at Cradles to Crayons in Conshohocken, PA. Firstly, we were impressed with the organization and set up of the 'Giving Factory'. The workers were friendly and very helpful. We were allowed to work on various stages of the giving process, from packaging school supplies to sorting and folding clothing, to filling orders for needy children. It was an inspirational and very satisying day. We really felt that Cradles to Crayons did the most good for really deserving families than many other non profits where we have volunteered.

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Volunteer

Rating: 5

The company I work for does a collection for Cradles to Crayons in Chesterbrook. I volunteered to go to the Craydles to Crayons location in Concohochken and was very surprised at what I found. The facility was absolutely amazing, I volunteered to unload trucks of donations, how this was all organized truly amazed me. I was in awe of the people who ran this facility, their generosity and thankfulness shown to us was unbelievable. I enjoyed my day there and look forward to going again, I was honestly blown away at how the whole operaton works and the lives that they touch. Just Awesome and Amazing.

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Volunteer

Rating: 5

This is an amazing organization which allows volunteers to have a hands-on experience by helping children in our community who are in need. Thus far, my child & I have done anything from clothing quality checks, cleaning/repairing toys, sorting, or putting together the end 'kit' for an individual child. As a single parent, one reason C2C got my attention aside from the cause, is that children are able to be just as involved in the process. Since I work full time, we can only participate in the evening volunteer nights, but my child asks me every Monday, 'are we going to C2C tomorrow?' with such excitement! And I look forward to our 2n/d & 4th Tuesday evenings just as much! It's a wonderful opportunity not only for families, but social service groups, adult social groups, school organizations & even corporate events! If you work in the area, consider spending your lunch hour volunteering with some coworkers! The staff is welcoming & encouraging. We can't wait until our next volunteer night!

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Sarah T.

Volunteer

Rating: 5

I started volunteering on Young Friend's Night. It's a great experience. They are well organized and always have things for us to do. This is a great way to give back to your community.

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Marlyn G.

Volunteer

Rating: 5

My children have learned so much by volunteering at Cradles to Crayons, Philadelphia. We have volunteered as a family, with girl scouts and youth groups. As a social worker, I love that my kids can actively participate in a hands on project where they know other kids will be helped. My 6 year old, gladly goes through her toys and even used some of her birthday money to buy new gifts to donate to C2C.

We like that we know we are helping in our community! Thanks to a great staff who are easy to work with and doing such amazing things for the Greater Philadelphia community.

















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Professional with expertise in this field

Rating: 5

I work at a provider agency that regularly orders "Kids Packs", clothes, coats and baby supplies from C2C for our clients in need. Having C2C in our area has made our job of finding clothing for children in need so much easier. We know we can always rely on C2C to provide gently used, fashionable clothing to our clients and they usually throw in some age appropriate toys as well. Our clients love receiving the clothes that are always very much needed. Parents have reduced stress by being able to provide for their children. I can't say enough about how great C2C has been for our community!

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Jacqueline N.

Volunteer

Rating: 5

I volunteer there on a regular basis. This is an organization that goes above and beyond to help children in need. It is amazing what you can do with gently used and new items and what it can mean to a family that needs a little helping hand.

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Volunteer

Rating: 5

I volunteered this past Martin Luther King Day at the Phila., PA site. It was an amazing experience. The whole process was so thought out and went smoothly. I was able to do this with my 7 year old son which made the concept of helping kids who have less than us more tangible for him. I look forward to volunteering again with my whole family and donating items that my son outgrows to a worthy cause.

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