Please take donations to one of our local drop-off locations using bags that have been securely tied shut or in small boxes that have been taped closed.
Find A Drop Off
You can help us get everyday essentials into the hands of children facing clothing insecurity. Shop our Amazon Wish List and learn more about how you can help provide our most-needed items.
Gear Up for Baby
Help provide the essential items that infants and toddlers need to thrive! Host a diaper drive, donate gently used clothing or volunteer.
Please check out our Fiscal Year 2022 Impact Report, to see what strides we made last year thanks to your continued support.
We work with over 7,000 families, individuals, community groups and companies to serve over 30,000 children every year in Chicago. Your time is vital to getting children the everyday essentials they need.
On a human level, what we do is bring a little sunshine into the life of a family or child in need. Learn firsthand about the difference we make on a day-to-day basis. From our service partners and volunteers and from the families themselves.
Fund the Cause
Children in poverty are right around the corner. Help them however you can.
The Difference We're Making
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.
We empower media outlets to help tell the story of our work through the Cradles to Crayons lens and voice. Click the link below for more information.