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  • Our Ready for Learning Mural on South Side Chicago

    As we witness the growing education divide for low-wage families, sometimes it’s hard to picture what kids thriving at home, at school, and at play could look like. Having access to necessary items for school like school supplies, warm clothes, and shoes is essential, but feeling ready for learning also relies on a child’s engagement […]

  • Cradles to Crayons holding MLK Day clothing drive

    CHICAGO TRIBUNE Cradles to Crayons Chicago will honor Martin Luther King Jr.’s legacy with a winter clothing drive Monday at the Bank of America at 1301 E. Ogden Ave. in Naperville. New or gently used children’s items, such as winter coats, boots, hats, gloves, scarves and warm clothes, can be dropped off for the organization’s […]

  • Cradles to Crayons Invites Chicagoland families to donate and volunteer to help those in need in honor of MLK Day

    CHICAGO (January 7, 2021) — Martin Luther King Jr. Day is a day to honor the late civil rights icon’s legacy of giving back to those most vulnerable in our communities. On Monday, January 18, Cradles to Crayons Chicago (C2C) invites Chicagoland families to commemorate Martin Luther King Jr. Day by donating new or gently-used […]