Awards & Recognition

Among communities across Massachusetts, C2C is looked at as a leader in the social service sector.

2013
CEO Lynn Margherio was honored to be a recipient of the 2013 Lewis Hine Professional Service Award from the National Child Labor Committee for her leadership of Cradles to Crayons.

Cradles to Crayons was chosen as the recipient of Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts’ “Community Partner of the Year Award” for our outstanding work with the BlueCrew.

2011
In 2011, 2012, and 2013 Cradles to Crayons was honored to be chosen by Massachusetts Governor, Deval Patrick, to host his inaugural Project 351 event, a day of public service with 8th Grade representatives from each of Massachusetts’ 351 cities and towns

Lynn Margherio was honored by the Boston Business Journal as an Extraordinary Community Leader.

2010
Cradles to Crayons was recognized as an innovative grassroots organization and received the esteemed Neighborhood Builder Award from Bank of America

Cradles to Crayons was recognized with the “Partnership of the Year” award from the Boston Business Journal for our work with Staples.

2009
Lynn Margherio was honored by the Boston Celtics as a "Hero Among Us" for her work as the Founder & CEO of Cradles
to Crayons.