Volunteers sought for 10th annual Wellesley Cradles to Crayons collecting/sorting day

 

cradles to crayons logo wellesleyWellesley community members are partnering with non-profit Cradles to Crayons to host the 10th Annual Community Collect & Sort.

Cradles to Crayons is a local nonprofit known for providing clothing and essentials for Massachusetts children living in low-income or homeless situations, to help them be successful at school, home and play. Cradles To Crayons supports local organizations like Wellesley Friendly Aid with their donations.

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Young Volunteers help out by decorating Birthday Bags for new toy donations.

In 2014, Wellesley residents donated 360 bags of clothing, which were collected, sorted, and quality checked by over 200 volunteers. This year, volunteers are being asked to join in celebrating the 10-Year Anniversary by arriving to the event with new hat and glove sets. Schools throughout Wellesley have regularly taken part in the clothing drive.

Collection Dates: Monday, Nov. 2-6  (check with your local school)

Sorting Day: Saturday, Nov. 7, 9:30AM-11:30AM at Babson College’s PepsiCo Pavilion,

 

HOW TO REGISTER: Visit the Volunteer Events page on Cradles to Crayons’ website and select Wellesley Community Collect & Sort under “Available Events.” To learn more, contact Katy at kdemoura@cradlestocrayons.org