Help a local child today this holiday season!

Thank you for supporting Cradles to Crayons through Chicago Tribune’s holiday campaign! Complete the form below to make an impact in the lives of local children in need. Your donation will help us ensure that 15,000 Chicagoland children in need receive critical items such as winter coats, boots, hats and gloves, warm clothing, and much more.

Cradles to Crayons provides children from birth through age 12, living in homeless or low-income situations, with the everyday essentials they need to thrive – at home, at school, and at play. We supply these items free of charge by connecting and engaging communities that have with communities that need.


Our Accountability

For 10 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: Chicago Tribune Holiday Campaign 
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

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