Families and Individuals


Cradles to Crayons began as an effort by one individual who was determined to make a difference in the world. Today, the Cradles to Crayons’ community includes thousands of youth and adults working together to make a difference in the lives of tens of thousands of children each year.

Cradles to Crayons offers families the opportunity to teach their children the values of service and philanthropy while volunteering together to help children and families in need

Our volunteer shifts are Wednesdays through Fridays from 10:00 am-12:00 pm and 1:30 pm-3:30 pm.
We have afternoon and evening shifts from 3:30 pm-5:30 pm and 6:30 pm-8:30 pm on the following Tuesdays:
  • June 6
  • June 20

Please note: We will not be offering evening shifts in July or August. Evening shifts we begin again in September.

We have weekend volunteer shifts from 10:00 am-12:00 pm and 1:30 pm-3:30 pm on the following dates:

  • Saturday, June 17
  • Saturday, June 24
  • Saturday, July 15 (1:30 pm to 3:30 pm only)
  • Saturday, July 22
  • Saturday, August 19
  • Saturday, August 26
  • If you are interested in volunteering at Cradles to Crayons, click here to register. As a way to further engage your children in the volunteer experience, please clean out your closets and bring new or like-new childrens’ items to your visit. Click here for more information about donation guidelines. Or if you would like to provide a child with a week’s worth of outfits, click here to learn more about our Give Back With An Outfit Pack program.
  • Learn more about our Family Leadership Circle which is a group of dedicated families who financially support Cradles to Crayons on an annual basis.

The Giving Corps is series of volunteer leadership programs for teens, college students, and adults. If you are an individual looking for the opportunity to take a leadership role while recruiting and guiding volunteers in their communities or at the Cradles to Crayons Giving Factory, click here to learn more about our Giving Corps.