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September 14, 2021

What’s News: BIG Give 2021

BIG Give: September 25, 2021 10:00 am – 2:00 pm  The BIG Give is our most critical collection of the year as it... Read More »

April 23, 2020

NBC Philadelphia Covers Cradles to Crayons COVID-19 Emergency Essentials Fund

 Cradles to Crayons continues to see a dramatic increase in demand for diapers, hygiene items, and school supplies during the COVID-19 crisis. We... Read More »

April 10, 2020

Cradles to Crayons Philadelphia Executive Director Michal Smith Speaks to Fox 29 about COVID-19 Emergency Essentials Fund

Cradles to Crayons Philadelphia Executive Director Michal Smith appeared on FOX 29‘s Good Day Philadelphia this morning to discuss Cradles to Crayons Emergency... Read More »

March 16, 2020

Cradles to Crayons Update on COVID-19

Update 6/29: Consistent with public health guidelines, Cradles to Crayons suspended product collections in March 2020. Since then we have closely monitored local... Read More »

January 30, 2020

CBS Philadelphia Visit Cradles to Crayons for first Family Volunteer Day of 2020

CBS Philadelphia joined Cradles to Crayons at the Giving Factory in East Falls for our first Family Volunteer Day of 2020. During the... Read More »

May 15, 2019

CBS Philadelphia covers Cradles to Crayons move to East Falls

The CBS Philadelphia news crew stopped by Cradles to Crayons new Giving Factory to discuss our recent move from the Philadelphia suburbs in... Read More »

July 12, 2018

July Fourth Tribute Honors 38 Distinguished Immigrants

GREAT AMERICANS, GREAT IMMIGRANTS  Carnegie Corporation of New York released its annual list of Great Immigrants on June 28 comprised of 38 naturalized... Read More »

December 19, 2017

Cradles to Crayons Receives Coveted 4-Star Rating from Charity Navigator for 9th Straight Year

Cradles to Crayons has received a four star rating from Charity Navigator for the ninth consecutive year. Since 2002, using objective, data-driven analysis,... Read More »

December 4, 2017

Cradles to Crayons Philadelphia Executive Director Michal Smith on NBC Philadelphia 

Michal Smith appeared on NBC Philadelphia to discuss “The Lost Boys Collection Drive” in partnership with The Arden Theatre Company Presents Peter Pan. As part of... Read More »

November 29, 2017

Cradles to Crayons Philadelphia wins SmartCEO Award

Cradles to Crayons Philadelphia is proud to announce that our organization has been selected as one of The SmartCEO Magazine’s 2017 Corporate Culture... Read More »