Update on COVID-19: Keeping our staff, partners, and volunteers safe and minimizing the spread of COVID-19 virus is our top priority at this time. Learn more about the precautionary measures we will be implementing.

Support C2C’s Emergency Essentials Fund to get urgent items to our most vulnerable families

We relocated! Our new address is 281 Newtonville Ave, Newtonville, MA 02460


284,000 children under the age of 12 in Massachusetts live in low-income or homeless situations. Let’s help them.

At Cradles to Crayons, our entire organization is driven by a focused and all-important goal: to make life better for children in need. To make this happen, it takes a wide variety of individuals and groups coming together to make a difference in their local communities.


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You can help us provide everyday essentials for children and families who face the challenge of Clothing Insecurity.
Learn more about how you can help.

Please check out our Fiscal Year 2019 Annual Highlights Report, to see what strides we made last year, thanks to your continued support.

Emergency Essentials Fund

Cradles to Crayons has established an Emergency Essentials Fund as we continue to field urgent requests from our partner agencies. We know that vulnerable families will need our services more than ever in the coming weeks and months, and we need your support.

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Families Helping Families

Once you experience the joy of giving back and see the benefits of your philanthropy first-hand, you will want to share those feelings and values with your children. Cradles to Crayons provides multiple opportunities for you and your family to make a difference in the community. Learn about our Family Leadership Circle >

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We work with families, individuals, community groups, and companies to serve over 145,000 children every year in Massachusetts. We depend on volunteers to make this important work possible.

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Our Stories

Learn from our service partners, volunteers, and families about the difference we make in the daily lives of the children we serve.

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We count on you so the children and families in need can count on us, your financial support is essential.

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The Difference We're Making


Service Partners

Our whole focus is to make our collaborative process as easy and streamlined as possible. This helps us to empower the children you serve at home, at school, and at play by providing the everyday essentials that match their individual needs.

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