Imagine … you are eight years old. You report to homeroom on your first day of school only to see kids opening their new backpacks full of notebooks, pencils, markers, scissors and crayons—laughing and comparing supplies. You showed up with nothing because your family couldn’t afford school supplies. How would you feel?
That’s why Crayons to Computers is dedicated to providing students the supplies they need to succeed in school, the first step to success in life. It’s so simple, yet so critical. At Crayons to Computers, we believe that education is key to breaking the cycle of poverty.
Organizations can participate in Push 4 Pencils in two ways—monetary donations or conducting a supply drive.
To host a supply drive, please contact Betsy Wilson at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 513-482-3290.
Resources for your school supply drive:
Stuff the Van
Saturday, July 13
10AM – 2PM
at Kenwood Towne Centre
Kenwood Towne Centre, a GGP property, is hosting the Crayons to Computers Push 4 Pencils Supply Drive on Saturday, July 13 from 10AM – 2PM. The 2nd Annual “Stuff the Van” event kicks off the back-to-school campaign and all donations will go towards leveling the playing field in the classroom by providing every student in need with the tools to succeed in school.
Though all new supplies are helpful and appreciated, the Top 7 items that teachers need most are crayons, dry erase markers, filler paper, glue sticks, notebooks, pencils and pocket folders. All donations will be accepted at the main entrance next to The Cheesecake Factory between 10AM – 2PM.
Since 2016, Crayons to Computers has been honored to be the beneficiary of the Crayon Challenge—an effort among financial services companies to engage employees to donate 24-count boxes of Crayola crayons.
If your financial services company would like to participate, please contact Stephen Bernstein at 513-482-3290 or email@example.com for more information.
Beginning in 2019, Crayons to Computers launched the Paper Chase—as a component of Push 4 Pencils—to engage law firms to generate paper.
If your law firm would like to participate, please contact Stephen Bernstein at 513-482-3290 or firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.