The Crayon Initiative News

06 Apr 2024
| 2 min read

Coloring a Greener Future: How Every Crayon Counts

In the heart of The Crayon Initiative's mission lies a simple yet prof...

19 Dec 2023
| 5 min read

The Transformative Power of Crayons: Joshua Wu's Story

Today, we share a truly inspiring story from Joshua Wu, whose life was...

By Bryan
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...