Charity Drives

All posts tagged Charity Drives

Hurricane Katrina relief effort at Cradles to Crayons

Published September 6, 2005 by kitlat

Cradles to Crayons is organizing a Hurricane Katrina relief effort this weekend in response to the calls and emails they received from people wanting to help.

Cradles to Crayons is planning to get essential children’s items to families who have been displaced by Hurricane Katrina in two ways:

1-They are going to get deliver donated items to the Cape where 2500 evacuees will be housed.

2-They plan to arrange a later delivery of essential products to direct service agencies in Baton Rouge or New Orleans.

You can help by pitching in this weekend. You can donate new or barely used clothes, shoes, backpacks, toys, school supplies and/or volunteer your time at a Cradles to Crayons drive.

Contact information:
617-471-8417
www.cradlestocrayons.org

Cradles to Crayons is a organization that is committed to providing poor and homeless Massachusetts children, from infancy to age 12, with great everyday essential. Their definition of “everyday essentials” covers clothing, books, school supplies, safety equipment, arts and crafts, and toys. Most parents would probably agree that the bare minimum just isn’t enough for a child.

Cradles to Crayons is T-accessible. It is located 10 minutes from the North Quincy stop on the Red Line.