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Giving Back

Giving Back Cradles to Crayons Kids

To contribute to brighter tomorrow’s for all children, with each purchase, Starfish Kids donates a portion of proceeds to support children in need through our partnership with an amazing non-profit in our hometown of Chicago, Cradles to Crayons.

Cradles to Crayons provides children from birth through age 12, living in homeless or low-income situations, with the essential items they need to thrive- at home, at school, and at play.  Through Cradles to Crayons, children and families in need receive diapers, good quality clothing and basic necessities, helping them feel valued and reducing financial pressures.  Since opening their Chicago chapter in August 2016, Cradles to Crayons has served more than 530,000 kids across Chicagoland, and has a goal to serve over 160,000 children in 2022.

Did you know… 1 in 3 families experience diaper need across the United States, and 1 in 3 children in Chicago experience poverty.  The items provided to children in need through Cradles to Crayons—clothing for a week, shoes, pajamas, socks, underwear, diapers, personal items, and more – are essential to a child’s physical, social, and emotional well-being, fostering their ability to attend school and thrive academically.

Cradles to Crayons vision is that one day every child will have the essentials they need to feel safe, warm, ready to learn and valued, and we are honored to partner with them and contribute towards this worthwhile vision.

To learn more about the amazing work that Cradles to Crayons does, please visit https://www.cradlestocrayons.org/chicago/

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