Donate to Honor a Special Teacher

Thank you for supporting our Ready for School program by donating in honor, or in memory, of a special teacher.

Your gift will help us distribute more than 35,000 new, filled backpacks and customized KidPacks® with shoes, clothing, and more, to ensure that children arrive at school on the first day prepared and excited to learn.

The teacher whom you name in the dedication section of your donation below will be listed on our “Honor a Special Teacher” page for the 2019-20 school year. Thank you!


Our Accountability

For 11 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.

Additionally, please see our Privacy Policy and Donor Privacy Policy for more information.

Donations by Mail

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

Cradles to Crayons, Inc.
Attn: Honor a Teacher
4700 Wissahickon Ave, Suite 142
Philadelphia, PA 19144

Contact Us

If you have any questions about the donation form or the donation process, please contact us at (215) 836-0958 or email

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