Donate Now: Make It Better Match

Donate Now and Double Your Gift 

Make It Better is matching dollar for dollar up to $16,000 so we can provide 3,500 children with new coats this winter!

While this year continues to surprise all children, the need for essential items and resources to ensure the best chances of success is as crucial as ever. Approximately 197,524 children in Chicago live in low-income or homeless situations. That’s one in three children!

You can make an impact by donating to Cradles to Crayons. When you donate, your gift can help to provide adequate and appropriate clothing and other items that children need in order to succeed. If we can raise $16,000, Make It Better will match all general donations Donate today so we can provide 3,500 children with new coats this winter. 

Join us in supporting this essential cause!


Our Accountability

For 12 years and counting, Cradles to Crayons has earned Charity Navigator’s highest rating of four stars, certifying our commitment to accountability, transparency and responsible fiscal management. Your gift to Cradles to Crayons, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization, is tax-deductible to the extent permitted by law.

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Donations by Mail

If you would like to donate by mail, please send your check to:

Cradles to Crayons
Attn: Product Purchase 2019-2
4141 W George Street
Chicago, IL 60641

Contact Us

If you have any questions about the donation form or the donation process, please contact us at (312) 767-1008 or email info@cradlestocrayons.org.

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