Families and Individuals


Cradles to Crayons began as an effort by one individual who was determined to make a difference in the world. Today, the Cradles to Crayons’ community includes thousands of youth and adults working together to make a difference in the lives of tens of thousands of children each year.

Cradles to Crayons offers families the opportunity to teach their children the values of service and philanthropy while volunteering together to help children and families in need.

Our volunteer shifts are Wednesdays through Fridays from 10:00 am-12:00 pm and 1:30 pm-3:30 pm.
We have afternoon and evening shifts from 3:30 pm-5:30 pm and 6:30 pm-8:30 pm on the following Tuesdays:
  • May 23 (3:30 only)
  • June 6
  • June 20

We have weekend volunteer shifts from 10:00 am-12:00 pm and 1:30 pm-3:30 pm on the following dates:

  • Sunday, May 7
  • Saturday, May 13
  • Saturday, May 20
  • Saturday, June 3
  • Sunday, June 11
  • Saturday, June 17
  • Saturday, June 24
  • If you are interested in volunteering at Cradles to Crayons, click here to register. As a way to further engage your children in the volunteer experience, please clean out your closets and bring new or like-new childrens’ items to your visit. Click here for more information about donation guidelines. Or if you would like to provide a child with a week’s worth of outfits, click here to learn more about our Give Back With An Outfit Pack program.
  • Learn more about our Family Leadership Circle which is a group of dedicated families who financially support Cradles to Crayons on an annual basis.

The Giving Corps is series of volunteer leadership programs for teens, college students, and adults. If you are an individual looking for the opportunity to take a leadership role while recruiting and guiding volunteers in their communities or at the Cradles to Crayons Giving Factory, click here to learn more about our Giving Corps.