Stuff the Bus For Local Students!

Stuff the Bus provides THOUSANDS of Miami Valley students with access to free school supplies. Get involved with by hosting a virtual or traditional supply drive to support teachers and students at under-resourced schools. Information about hosting a supply drive can be found in C2Cโ€™s Supply Drive Coordinator Toolkit.

C2C's Most Needed Items

Help us fill our warehouse this summer to prepare for back-to-school season! Our top 10 most needed supplies are the following:

  • Markers
  • Pencils
  • Colored Pencils
  • Crayons
  • Children’s scissors
  • 70ct spiral notebooks
  • Filler paper
  • Glue sticks
  • Pocket folders
  • Construction paper
Tools That Transform

Crayons to Classrooms provides essential supplies to teachers of at-risk students across the Greater Dayton Region for free to ensure that every child has the tools they need to engage, learn, grow, and fully experience the transformative power of education. Last school year alone, we served over 54,000 students. Your support can help transform lives across our community.


We rely on the support of our community to help us secure and distribute school supplies at no cost to teachers of students in need.


Area teachers can shop for all of the supplies and resources that we have available at no cost to you. See if you’re eligible.


We’re always looking for friendly, compassionate people to help in our store. Come alone or with a group and share your time.

Together, We Make A Difference

Crayons to Classrooms offers a number of special programs and activities so that your group or organization can make a difference in the lives of children. From school supply drives to volunteer opportunities and collaborations with other non-profit organizations, we value our community connections.


Crayons To Classrooms Highlights

From June 1, 2023 through May 31, 2024, the numbers show that Crayons to Classrooms made a substantial and ongoing impact in our schools.

Teachers Shopped With Us
Average Shopping Visit
Schools Served
$3.4 M+
Value Of Supplies Distributed

About Us

Who are we, what do we do, and how do we do it? Learn more about our organization’s mission to change the lives of at-risk children in our region.

Latest News

Crayons to Classrooms strives to ensure that every student in need has the tools for success.ย Read about our efforts to realize that vision.

"I have noticed it brings them relief when I am able to supply them with a pencil rather than expecting them to show up at school with one or receive the consequence of not being able to participate fully."

Crayons to Classrooms Teacher

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