Lynn Margherio—Cradles to Crayons

The organization empowers 50,000 volunteers, partners with 304 agencies, and has served more than one million children. They provide children from birth to age twelve living in low income and homeless situations with the essential items they need to thrive, at home, at work, and at play. They supply the items free of charge by engaging and connecting communities that …

Cradles to Crayons Bolsters Leadership Team

The nonprofit hires for key roles of VP of Program Operations and VP of Development Boston, MA- Cradles to Crayons®, a nonprofit organization that equips 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 – is happy to announce the addition …

Ten-year-old Girl’s Birthday Supports Hundreds of Greater Boston Kids

Click for more coverage: CBS, WCVB, and NECN. Methuen Girl’s Birthday Wish Turns Into Tradition Of Giving BOSTON (CBS) – A young Methuen girl’s birthday wish has turned into a tradition of giving. Most kids can quickly rattle off their birthday demand, but 10-year-old Kailey Moras has just one request: to help others. Kailey helped offload a haul of more than …

Cradles to Crayons Launches Its Gear Up for Winter Program

Seeking donations to provide warm winter essentials to families in need Boston, MA- Cradles to Crayons®, a nonprofit organization that equips 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, commences its Gear Up for Winter initiative, a program aiming to …

Cradles to Crayons is Proud to Partner with Whole Foods Market Stores in Massachusetts this Season

24 Massachusetts locations support the nonprofit’s winter initiative with in-store collections (Boston, MA- November 10, 2016)– Cradles to Crayons®, a nonprofit organization that equips 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, is proud to announce that it has partnered …

Cradles to Crayons Achieves One Million Children Served Milestone

The nonprofit celebrates the significant milestone this month (Boston, MA- October 13, 2016)– Cradles to Crayons®, a nonprofit organization that equips 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, is proud to announce that it has served one million children …

Cradles to Crayons® Backpack-A-Thon® at Staples stuffs 20,000 backpacks

FRAMINGHAM, Mass.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–At today’s Cradles to Crayons Ready for School Backpack-A-Thon event at Staples, now in its third year, 20,000 backpacks were assembled with 440,000 new school supplies by 1,100 Staples employee volunteers at their Framingham Headquarters and loaded onto trucks for distribution to children in Framingham, Lynn, Springfield, and Worcester. In partnership with school districts and the Boys & …

4 Your Community: Cradles to Crayons

This past weekend our Associate Director of Partner Relations, Kylee North stopped by WBZ | CBS Boston to chat with Kerry Connelly about the different ways we serve our local community and how you as individuals can get involved. Click here to see the video.

Several local groups participating in pj drive

By Corin Cook Daily News Staff Posted Feb. 10, 2016 at 6:07 PM Several local groups are setting up pajama drop-off areas to support the Crayons to Cradles 9th Annual Boston Bruins PJ Drive, benefiting homeless or needy children across the state. The Boston Bruins, Cradles to Crayons, and this year’s sponsor Freihofer’s are teaming up to collect pajamas and …