Press Release

October 6, 2020

Cradles to Crayons Seeks Donations of Coats, Boots and More to Help 37,000 Chicagoland Kids “Gear Up for Winter”

CHICAGO (October 1, 2020, 10 AM) — The COVID-19 pandemic has exacerbated challenges for the already vulnerable, which will grow even more apparent... Read More »

June 28, 2018

July Fourth Tribute Honors 38 Distinguished Immigrants

GREAT AMERICANS, GREAT IMMIGRANTS  Carnegie Corporation of New York released its annual list of Great Immigrants on June 28 comprised of 38 naturalized... Read More »

January 17, 2017

Lynn Margherio—Cradles to Crayons

The organization empowers 50,000 volunteers, partners with 304 agencies, and has served more than one million children. They provide children from birth to... Read More »

December 2, 2016

Cradles to Crayons Launches Its Gear Up for Winter Program

Seeking donations to provide warm winter essentials for 6,000 local children in need CHICAGO, IL- Cradles to Crayons® a nonprofit organization that equips... Read More »

November 17, 2016

Cradles to Crayons® Announces Chicago Board of Directors

Team of notable Chicagoland leaders to serve on new nonprofit board (CHICAGO, IL – November 17, 2016)  Cradles to Crayons, a nonprofit organization... Read More »

October 13, 2016

Cradles to Crayons Announces Grand Opening of The Giving Factory in Chicago

The nonprofit also celebrates its one million children served milestone and unveils Bank of America and Swap.com as corporate partners in Chicago (Chicago,... Read More »

April 29, 2016

Peoria Middle School Student Serves Cradles to Crayons Chicago for Capstone Service Project

Ella McCombs, a middle schooler at Peoria Middle School, chose Cradles to Crayons to honor with her Capstone Service Project.  Ella coordinated a... Read More »

October 29, 2015

Bank of America’s Financial and Volunteer Support Expands Cradles to Crayons® Mission Nationally

Bank of America’s Financial and Volunteer Support Expands Cradles to Crayons® Mission Nationally Ten years of corporate volunteering and financial giving deepen impact... Read More »

August 25, 2015

Cradles to Crayons Receives Coveted 4-Star Rating from Charity Navigator for 7th Straight Year

CAMBRIDGE, MA—AUGUST 24, 2015—Cradles to Crayons’ today announced that its sound fiscal management practices and commitment to accountability and transparency have earned it... Read More »