Gear Up for Winter

We need your help to keep children safe & warm this winter by providing the critical cold-weather gear they need.

Thank you for participating in our Gear Up for Winter program by volunteering your time, your money, and your new & gently-used children's items!

Thank you to our sponsors:


Help the Youngest Children We Serve

Gear Up for Baby recognizes the specialized needs of the youngest children we serve – those aged 0 to 24 months. Help us help babies in need across the region by donating funds, time, and baby product.

Visit our Virtual Baby Shower to find out how you can help!

Most Needed Items

Most Needed Items are immediate needs of children's essential items in our warehouse. The most prevalent out-of-stock items are new underwear & socks, pants, winter coats, and books. 

Click here for details about our out-of-stock items.

Does Your Family Need Assistance?

If you are an individual that needs assistance, we want to help. Please consult our list of social service agencies to find a partner agency in your neighborhood.

If you are an agency looking for support, become a distribution partner.

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Cradles to Crayons serves as a resource for communities in-need and a hub of civic engagement in Philadelphia.

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

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