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Drop-Off Locations

Cradles to Crayons Giving Factory
155 North Beacon Street
Brighton, MA 02135

PARKING ALERT: Due to construction in the area, volunteers and visitors are encouraged to carpool.  The best options for parking are along both sides of North Beacon Street and Etna Street. 

If you are dropping off or picking up donations, you can access our loading dock from Life Street. Please note that Life Street is now one-way. You can only access Life Street from Guest Street. 

Click here for the Cradles to Crayons tax receipt form.

Loading Dock Drop Off Schedule

Weekdays: Tuesday through Friday, 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Weekends: Saturday or Sunday (dates below), Open 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM 

January: 31st

February: 7th, 15th, 21st, 28th

March: 8th, 14th, 21st, 28th

April: 11th, 18th, 25th

If you would like to drop-off outside of scheduled hours, you may leave your donations in the 1-800-PACKRAT unit. Combination lock: 1984 (press lock in order to open it)

Find a drop-off location near you:


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Please review our donation guidelines before donating. If you are a group hosting a drive, contact info@cradlestocrayons.org to find a drop-off location that has the capacity to accept the large quantity collected.

Allston, Andover, Avon, Bedford, Belmont, Beverly, Billerica, Boston, Brighton, Cambridge, Cohasset, Concord, Dover, Foxborough, Franklin, Gloucester, Hopkinton, Lexington, Marlborough, Medfield, Medford, Milton, Natick, Needham, Newton, Quincy, Revere, Sudbury, Wakefield, Walpole, Wellesley, West Roxbury, Westborough, Westford, Westwood, Winchester, Woburn

 

Allston, Peoples Federal Savings Bank
229 North Harvard Street, Allston, MA. Visit their website for hours of operation. Accepting new and like-new clothing and footwear.

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Andover, Next Generation Children's Centers 
516 South Main Street, Andover, MA 01810. Monday - Friday from 7AM - 6PM. Accepting new and like-new clothing, shoes, and new school supplies.

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Avon, B.C. Tent & Awning
25 Bodwell Street, Avon, MA. Donate Monday - Friday from 8:00 am - 5:00 pm. Accepting new and like-new clothing, books, baby items and baby equipment. 

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Bedford, KAVALER/WYSOPAL House 
5 Orchard Road (just off of Great Road) Bedford MA 01730. Accepting new and like-new clothing, footwear, books, and baby items. For questions, please email Deb at debkav@me.com

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Belmont, Paprika Kids 
113 Trapelo Road, Belmont, MA. Visit their website for  hours of operation. Accepting new and like-new clothing, footwear, books, and baby items. For questions, please email info@paprikakids.com

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Beverly, Next Generation Children's Centers (24/7 access POD storage unit in parking lot)
232 Essex Street, Beverly, MA. Accessible for drop offs 24/7.  Accepting new and like-new clothing, books, toys, baby items, baby equipment, and new school supplies.

Combination lock: 5858

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Billerica, Itsy Bitsy Thrifty 
Brick Kiln Plaza, 99 Chelmsford Rd, Billerica, MA. Tues., Wed., Fri. 10AM - 5PM; Thurs. 10am-7pm; Sat. 10am-2pm. Accepting new and like-new clothing, books, toys, baby items, baby equipment, and new school supplies. No large drives. Call Itsy Bitsy Thirfty shop with questions (978)362-3457. 

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Brighton, Cradles to Crayons Giving Factory
155 North Beacon Street, Brighton, MA. Click here for the days and hours open.

If you would like to drop-off outside of scheduled hours, you may leave your donations in the 1-800-PACKRAT unit. Combination lock: 1984 (press lock in order to open it). 

Brighton, Peoples Federal Savings Bank
435 Market Street, Brighton, MA. Visit their website for hours of operation. Accepting new and like-new clothing and footwear.

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Cambridge, Whole Foods Market, Fresh Pond

200 Alewife Brook Parkway, Cambridge, MA 02138. Donate Monday - Sunday from 8AM - 10PM. Accepting new and like-new children's clothing, footwear and books (cannot accept toys or baby equipment).

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Cohasset, Cohasset Family Health Center (Graham Waste Services storage unit in the rear parking lot)

COHASSET DROP-OFF LOCATION IS TEMPORARILY OUT OF SERVICE DUE TO WEATHER

223 Chief Justice Cushing Highway (Route 3A) Cohasset, MA 02025. Graham Waste Services storage unit in back corner of rear parking lot. Accessible for drop-offs 24/7. Accepting new and like-new clothing, books, toys, baby items, baby equipment, and new school supplies.

Important Note: If you are having trouble opening the unit, pull hard.  if you cannot open, please leave the items outside the unit and email lschwandt@grahamwaste.com 

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Concord, Concord District Court (1-800-PACKRAT storage unit in the rear parking lot)

305 Walden Street, Concord, MA 01742. Accessible for drop-offs 24/7. Accepting new and like-new clothing, books, toys, baby items, baby equipment, and new school supplies. 

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Dover, St. Dunstan's Church (POD storage unit in parking lot with purple Cradles to Crayons banner)

18 Springdale Ave, Dover, MA 02030. Accessible for drop-offs 24/7. Accepting new and like-new clothing, books, toys, baby items, baby equipment, and new school supplies. Combination lock code: 1984 (in order to open, press lock in)

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Foxborough, Patriot Place
Two Patriot Place, Foxborough, MA 02035. Drop off donations in the 1-800-packrat unit in the north retail parking lot. Regular hours: Monday - Saturday 10:00 am - 9:00 pm & Sundays from 10:00 am - 7:00 pm. Accepting new and like-new clothing, books, toys, baby items, baby equipment, and new school supplies. 

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Franklin, Next Generation Children's Centers 
831 West Central Street, Franklin, MA 02038. Monday - Friday from 7AM - 6PM. Accepting new and like-new clothing, shoes, and new school supplies.

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Gloucester
37 Langsford Street, Gloucester (Lanesville section), MA. Please leave drop-off items by the back door. Donate new and like-new clothing, books, and baby items. For questions, please contact Susan at (978) 281-4370 or at esusanonly@yahoo.com.

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Hopkinton, Next Generation Children's Centers 
2 Wood Street, Hopkinton, MA 01748. Monday - Friday from 7AM - 6PM. Accepting new and like-new clothing, shoes, and new school supplies.

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Lexington, St. Brigid Parish (1-800-PACKRAT storage unit in parking lot with purple Cradles to Crayons sign). 2001 Mass. Ave, Lexington, MA 02421. Accessible for drop-offs 24/7. Accepting new and like-new clothing, books, toys, baby items, baby equipment, and new school supplies. 

Lexington, 27 Slocum Rd. Lexington, MA. Please leave drop-off items on the porch by the back door. For questions, please contact Wendy at (617) 504-9219 or wkbert@mac.com. Accepting new and like-new children's clothing, toys, books, and baby equipment.

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Marlborough, Next Generation Children's Centers 
201 Cedar Hill Street, Marlborough, MA 01760. Monday - Friday from 7AM - 6PM. Accepting new and like-new clothing, shoes, and new school supplies.

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Medfield, Green & Clear Cleaners
258 Main St, Medfield, MA 02052. Donate Monday - Friday from 7:00AM - 6:30PM and Saturday 8:00AM - 4:30PM. Accepting new and like-new children's clothing and footwear only. Individual drop offs only (no drives).

Medfield, Wheelock School (1-800-PACKRAT storage unit in parking lot with purple Cradles to Crayons sign). 17 Elm St, Medfield, MA 02052. Accessible for drop-offs 24/7. Accepting new and like-new clothing, books, toys, baby items, baby equipment, and new school supplies. 

Combination lock code: 1984 (in order to open, press lock in)

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Medford, Bread & Circus (Whole Foods Market) Bakehouse Facility
300 Middlesex Ave., Medford, MA. Donate Monday - Friday from 8:00 am - 6:00 pm Accepting new and like-new children's clothing, footwear and books (cannot accept baby equipment).

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Milton, Bent's Cookie Factory
7 Pleasant St., Milton, MA. Donate between 7-10am or 3-4pm. Accepting new and like-new clothing and books.

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Natick, AJ Rose Flooring. 
599 Worcester Street (Route 9 West) Natick, MA 01760. Drop off in 1-800-PackRat unit in the green fenced enclosure. Accessible for drop-offs 24/7. Accepting new and like-new clothing, books, toys, baby items, baby equipment, and new school supplies. 

Combination lock code: 1984 (in order to open, press lock in)

Natick, Erie Drive
17 Erie Drive, Natick, MA. Donate Mon-Fri from 10:00 am – 6:00 pm. Accepting new and like-new children's clothing.

Natick, Next Generation Children's Centers 
15 Strathmore Road, Natick, MA 01760. Monday - Friday from 7AM - 6PM. Accepting new and like-new clothing, shoes, and new school supplies.

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Needham, GladlyDo Office
20 Oak Street Needham, MA 02492, Suite 1 (down the small covered staircase to the right). Monday-Friday 10:00am-5:00pm (Outside those hours, contact Liam at 617.820.3841 or liam@gladlydo.com). Accepting new and like-new children's clothing, books, toys, baby items, baby equipment, and new school supplies.

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Newton, Cold Spring Park 
Beacon Street, Newton, MA 02461. Collection Unit accessible to the public 24/7.
Accepting new and like-new children's clothing, books, toys, baby items, baby equipment, and new school supplies.

Combination lock code: 1984 (in order to open, press lock in)

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Quincy, Hannaford Supermarket
475 Hancock Street, Quincy, MA. Accepting new and like-new books.

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Revere, Drop off by appointment only. Contact Andrea at (781) 443-3181 or amcdonough1@msn.comAccepting new and like-new clothing, books, baby items, baby equipment, and new school supplies.

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Sudbury, Next Generation Children's Centers 
307 Boston Post Road, Sudbury, MA 01776. Monday - Friday from 7AM - 6PM. Accepting new and like-new clothing, shoes, and new school supplies.

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Wakefield
2 Dell Avenue, Wakefield, MA 01880. Drop off on side porch. Contact Laurie at (617)967-3234 or lghayes@verizon.netAccepting new and like-new clothing, shoes, new school supplies, and baby equipment.

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Walpole, Next Generation Children's Centers 
4 Shaker Lane, Walpole, MA 02081. Monday - Friday from 7AM - 6PM. Accepting new and like-new clothing, shoes, and new school supplies.

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Wellesley, Babson College (1-800-PACKRAT storage unit in lower Hollister parking lot with purple Cradles to Crayons banner) 

231 Forest Street, Wellesley, MA. Lock Combo: 1984 (press lock in order to open it). Accessible for drop-offs 24/7. Accepting new and like-new clothing, books, toys, baby items, baby equipment, and new school supplies. 

Campus Directions: Enter through the Babson Campus Main Entrance, take your second left onto Map Hill Drive, then take your first right into Hollister parking lot. Take a right into the lower parking lot behind Hollister Hall & the Reynold's Campus Center. Look for the purple Cradles to Crayons storage unit.

Wellesley, Music Together
31 Central Street, Wellesley, MA. Donate Monday - Saturday from 9:00 am - 5:00 pm; Sunday 9:00am-12:00pm. Accepting new and like-new children's clothing and coats (newborn-adult medium), sneakers and boots, books and baby gear.

Wellesley, Wellesley Dental Group 
5 Seaward Rd. Wellesley Hills, MA. Donate during business hours. Accepting new and like-new children's clothing only.

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West Roxbury
Drop-off by appointment only, please call Cathy Ware at (617) 469-6845 or cathygware@gmail.com. Accepting new and like-new clothing, new school supplies, and baby equipment.

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Westborough, Next Generation Children's Centers (24/7 access POD storage unit in parking lot)
4600 Computer Drive, Westborough, MA. Accessible for drop offs 24/7.  Accepting new and like-new clothing, books, toys, baby items, baby equipment, and new school supplies.

Combination lock: 0404

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Westford, ProSports Therapy 
334 Littleton Road, Westford, MA. Donate Monday - Friday from 8:00 am to 7:00 pm. Accepting new and like-new children's clothing, books, baby items and small toys. 

Westford, Next Generation Children's Centers (24/7 access POD storage unit in parking lot)
9, 11 & 13 Powers Road, Westford, MA. Accessible for drop offs 24/7.  Accepting new and like-new clothing, books, toys, baby items, baby equipment, and new school supplies.

Combination lock: 1010

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Westwood, Peoples Federal Savings Bank
670 High Street, Westwood, MA 02090. Mon - Wed: 8:30AM - 4:30PM; Thurs & Fri 8:30AM - 6:00PM; Sat: 9:00AM - 3:00PM.  Accepting new and like-new clothing, books, small toys, and new school supplies.

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Winchester, Liena's
45 Church Street, Winchester, MA. Visit website for hours of operation. Accepting new and like-new children's clothing, books, and baby items.

Winchester
53 Henry Street, Winchester, MA. Please leave drop-off items on the front porch. For questions, please contact Kelly at (617) 899-2657 or at kjd106@verizon.net. Accepting new and like-new clothing, books, and baby items.

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Woburn, Bisco Industries
12 Linscott Rd, Woburn, MA 01801. Monday - Friday from 9AM - 5PM. Accepting new and like-new clothing, books, toys, baby items, baby equipment, and new school supplies. Contact Chris Hussey with questions at (781)938-8590 or Chussey@biscoind.com

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