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Items We Accept



Cradles to Crayons creates customized KidPacks® that are hand-selected with care to meet a local boy or girl’s specific needs and wants. We accept donations of new and like-new goods that are appropriate for use by children ages newborn to 12.

We believe that QUALITY = DIGNITY. Before making a donation, please ensure that your gently-used items are high-quality: not ripped, stained, or quality compromised in any way. 

What We Accept:

  • Clothing (infant to youth sizes 18/20 and adult sizes small & medium)
  • New socks and underwear
  • New or gently used pajamas
  • Winter coats, hats, gloves/mittens 
  • Sweatshirts/hoodies and sweatpants 
  • Shoes, boots, sneakers, and sandals (toddler sizes 4–13 and adult sizes 1–10)
  • Books (ages 0-12)
  • New arts, crafts, and school supplies
  • New hygiene items
  • Unopened diapers, pull-ups, and diaper wipes

Our current list of Most Needed Items is updated regularly. 

We do NOT accept or distribute the following items:

  • We are currently not able to accept toys or baby gear of any kind 
  • Furniture and household goods/items
  • Cribs (or pack & plays) of any kind 
  • Over-sized plastic play structures and backyard toys
  • Stuffed animals
  • Sporting equipment (rackets, mitts, hockey sticks, bats, helmets, skates, shin guards/pads)
  • Bicycles or ride-on toys
  • DVDs/CDs/VHS tapes/computer games
  • Violent toys/games
  • Electronics
  • Religious or holiday-themed books or clothing
  • Books or clothing with family related messaging (“I Love Mommy,” “Daddy’s Little Girl”)
  • Bathing suits
  • Used underwear or socks
  • Used hygiene products, baby food, breast pumps, supplies, or bottles
  • Used arts and crafts/school supplies