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Cradles to Crayons

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Are you looking for regular volunteer opportunities on weekdays or weekends? Are you wanting to make a big impact on the lives of local Chicagoland children and have fun while impacting thousands? Cradles to Crayons is the place for you!

Join our "Champion Corps" of regular volunteers! These volunteers are vital at assisting our very small staff in things like:
-Leading groups of volunteers through our different stations in our Giving Factory
-Working on specialized projects in our Giving Factory that help prepare to serve the thousands of children that we serve
-Helping out at special events like our "Backpack-A-Thon" or "Un-Gala"

We need Champion Volunteers on weekdays and weekends, we are more than willing to work with your schedule. Respond today and make a difference tomorrow!

Mission & Model
Cradles to Crayons provides 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. We supply these items free of charge by engaging and connecting communities that have with communities that need.

Our efficient and effective three-step model provides kids with the essentials they need, free of charge. This enables us to engage communities that have, connecting them with communities that need.

      • New and nearly new children’s items are collected through grassroots community drives and corporate donations.
      • Donations are then processed and packaged by volunteers in our warehouse, The Giving Factory(r).
      • Packages from The Giving Factory are distributed to local disadvantaged children - through our collaborative network of diverse service partners.

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We'll work with your schedule.


4141 West George StreetChicago, IL 60641




  • People 55+


  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • Ideally 2 (or more) hours a week
  • A passion for the Cradles to Crayons mission!

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