$30 Million Distributed!

Crayons to Classrooms has distributed $30 million worth of merchandise since our opening in 2009. We are excited to celebrate this milestone throughout March, and we need your help to continue putting necessary supplies in the hands of local teachers and students.

Donate to help us invest in local students and support teachers today!

Schedule Your Shop!

When you shop at Crayons to Classrooms you will leave with an average of $722 worth of free school supplies for your classroom and students. If you aren’t sure if you’re eligible to shop with us, check if your school is eligible here. If your school is eligible, schedule your shop today through the teacher portal! If you don’t see your school’s name on the list, you can still participate in our volunteer to shop program.

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.


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, 2021 through May 31, 2022, 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
$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.

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

“Thank you, Crayons to Classrooms for serving as an answer to prayer. Our communities are better because of your organization. Your dedication and contributions remind me of the proverb, "If you want to go fast, go alone. If you want to go far, go together." I am forever grateful for the donated school supplies that support all of our students!”

- Casaundra Bronner, Stivers School for the Arts

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