PARTNER WITH CRAYONS TO LEVEL THE PLAYING FIELD IN THE CLASSROOM

Crayons to Computers is 100% funded by the support and dedication of individuals, foundations and corporations. We do not receive any government, United Way or school system funding.

When you support Crayons to Computers’ mission, you help to level the playing field in the classroom by providing students in need the tools to succeed in school. When students have the tools they need, they are able to complete their work, learn and be successful.

All contributions are welcomed – financial or product donations and your gifts are tax deductible as allowed by law.

As a result of generous donations from corporations, foundations, organizations and individuals, for every $1 donated, Crayons is able to provide nearly $10 worth of supplies, enrichment and enhancement items.

There are three main ways to give now:

 
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1. Give Students in need
the tools to succeed.

 

Examples of what a donation can do:


$25

16 sets of markers

$50

385 pocket folders

$100

Outfit 4 preschool classrooms to start the year

$250

5,000 pencils


$500

285 boxes of jumbo crayons

$1,000

3,125 dry erase markers

$1,700

One Mobile Outreach Program visit to a school

$2,500

20,833 glue sticks


 
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2. Stock Gifts

Donating publicly traded, appreciated stocks can be a very effective way to make a gift. By giving securities you:

  • Receive a tax deduction at the stock’s current fair market value.

  • Avoid capital gains tax.

For more information about giving stock, contact:

Amy Cheney
President & CEO
acheney@crayons2computers.org

Adam Fischer
Director of Finance & Administration
afischer@crayons2computers.org


 
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3. In-Kind Donations

Your donations help to keep our Teacher Free Store and Mobile Outreach Program fully stocked, enabling teachers to shop for the items they need for their classrooms. Crayons happily accepts donations of inventory that can be used in the classroom. We also can accept in-kind donations from individuals and offices/businesses. Please think about usefulness in the classroom, consult the list of items we cannot accept and contact us with questions about making in-kind donations:  513-482-3290 or email info@crayons2computers.org.

Donation Hours (August - May)
Monday-Thursday: 9 AM – 5:30 PM
All donations should be made at our east parking lot. Please call 513-482-3290 for assistance.

 

TEACHER WISH LIST

Our teacher wish list features the items most needed in our teachers’ classrooms.

ITEMS WE CANNOT ACCEPT

While we appreciate your in-kind donations, not all items are ideal for teachers, lawful to distribute or easily stored in—or distributed from—our warehouse. Please refer to our list of items that we generally do not accept.We have provided suggestions for alternate donation sites for you to contact regarding some of the items we do not accept.

COMPUTER DONATIONS

We ask that all desktop and laptop computers be donated to our partner, the Cincinnati Computer Cooperative. Crayons to Computers does accept computer accessories, including: monitors, keyboards, speakers, mice, printers, etc.