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 year alone, we served over 46,000 students. Your support can help transform lives across our community.

Help Us Stuff The Bus!

For thousands of students in our community, basic school supplies remain a luxury. Your help is needed, and you can make a difference. We are looking for businesses, organizations, and individuals wanting to support community teachers and students by hosting a school supply drive (physical or virtual) or donating as part of our annual #StufftheBus campaign. ​​​​​​​​
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The campaign runs through August 31st. You can find more information about how to donate and host a supply drive on our campaign website: https://p2p.onecause.com/stuffthebus.

Donors

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.

Teachers

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.

Volunteers

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, 2021 through May 31, 2022, the numbers show that Crayons to Classrooms made a substantial and ongoing impact in our schools.

2,025
Teachers Shopped With Us
$772
Average Shopping Visit
119
Schools Served
$2.8 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. Read about our efforts to realize that vision.

This summer I had a fun experience when I accompanied our church youth group to volunteer at Crayons to Classroom. We had so much fun talking and creating little math kits for teachers to use in their classrooms. And then today I got to be a shopper! WOW, what a great time! I am so excited to go to school and show my coworkers and students all the great items I got today. I am amazed at all the great items from Lysol wipes to calculators to a tape dispenser to notebooks, and on and on! What a great place that helps our community! I have taught over 24 years and have never been gifted so much product for my classroom! Thank you so much!

– P. Schultz, Teacher

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