Host A Drive

You have the drive to help, we’ll show you how to host one.

When you host a drive, you help Cradles to Crayons to serve even more families who are living in poverty. Providing them with the essential children’s items they desperately need. Hosting a drive is as easy as cleaning out your closets — and asking your friends, family, neighbors, classmates or coworkers to the do the same. Here’s how to host a successful drive for the communities in your region. Host a drive in your community today >

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Items We Accept

We have multiple drop-off locations throughout Boston, Philadelphia and Chicago, including our Giving Factories. Find the one closest to you here. Take a look at the Items We Accept before donating!

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Start Your Campaign

At Cradles to Crayons, our entire organization is driven by a focused and all-important goal: to make life better for children in need. To make this happen, it takes a wide variety of individuals and groups coming together to make a difference in their local communities.

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Ready? Host A Drive Today!

Hosting a Community Drive event is a fun and productive way for community members to see the Cradles to Crayons mission and model at work firsthand.The first step is to come together as a community to collect donations.

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