Cradles to Crayons to host new warehouse grand opening in East Falls

 The non-profit organization’s relocation comes in response to the increasing demand for its services in the Greater Philadelphia Region.

WHAT: With a goal of increasing the number of Philadelphia area children they serve from 70,000 to 100,000 children annually, Cradles to Crayons has relocated to a 33% larger Giving Factory warehouse in the East Falls neighborhood of Philadelphia. The new Giving Factory warehouse grand opening will feature a ribbon cutting, remarks from Cradles to Crayons Executive Director Michal Smith, tours of the new warehouse and volunteer activities featuring hands on service opportunities.

WHO: Cradles to Crayons is an award winning non-profit organization that 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. The organization supplies these items free of charge by engaging and connecting communities through impactful volunteerism.

WHEN: Saturday, May 18th from 10 am – 12 pm

WHERE: Cradles to Crayons, 4700 Wissahickon Avenue, Suite 142, Philadelphia, PA 19144

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 About Cradles to Crayons

Cradles to Crayons provides children from birth through age 12 who live in homeless or low-income situations with the essential items they need to thrive—at home, at school, and at play. Cradles to Crayons supplies these items free of charge by engaging and connecting communities that have with communities that need, collecting new and like-new children’s items through grassroots community drives and corporate donations. Working through its network of hundreds of nonprofit Social Service Partners, and supported by tens of thousands of volunteers, Cradles to Crayons-Philadelphia annually helps more than 70,000 children living in low-income and homeless situations. 

Cradles to Crayons has received a 4-star rating from Charity Navigator for ten consecutive years, among only 1% of the more than 8,000 United States organizations rated by the nation’s largest independent charity evaluator.

For additional information, visit www.cradlestocrayons.org/Philadelphia