The Crayon Initiative News

18 Sep 2023
| 2 min read

Child Life Departments: Creating a colorful Hospital Experience for Pediatric Patients

“I know that nobody really wants to be [in the hospital], so I think a...

07 Sep 2023
| 3 min read

Winner of The 2023 Golden Arrow Award

Since 2010, the California Product Stewardship Council (CPSC) has work...

31 Aug 2023
| 3 min read

What Do Child Life Services Providers Do?

Did you know that The Crayon Initiative partners with more than 260 ch...

29 Aug 2023
| 2 min read

Ship Your Crayons through Staples

The Crayon Initiative and Staples Support Children’s Hospitals Through...

28 Aug 2023
| 2 min read

The Most Colorful Benefit Concert in California

On August 12, we took to the rolling hills at Madrid Ranch for the Mel...

28 Jul 2023
| 3 min read

Giving Back at Any Age

One of the wonderful things about The Crayon Initiative is the opportu...

21 Jun 2023
| 2 min read

How Art Helps Your Mental Health

Did you know there’s a simple, affordable, and enjoyable way to improv...

21 Apr 2023
| 1 min read

How to Recycle Crayons for Earth Day

Happy Earth Day, colorful friends! Do you know how many unwanted crayo...

31 Mar 2023
| 1 min read

Get Your Own Crayon Crown

Last year, future Board member Allegra Berckmoes reached out to us wit...

16 Mar 2023
| 2 min read

Why Recycling Still Matters

We’ve been recycling—and talking about recycling—for decades now. Is i...