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05 Nov 2022
| 2 min read

The Crayon Journey: Into the Hands of Kids

Once our brand-new crayons arrive at one of our partner hospitals, it'...

19 Oct 2022
| 3 min read

Donor Spotlight: Avery, Leah, and Jason Paladino’s Story

It was at a young age that Avery Paladino learned just how much a smal...

07 Oct 2022
| 3 min read

3 Ways to Use Art to Improve Your Mental Health Now

The past few years of anxiety, isolation, and grief have taught us the...

05 Oct 2022
| 1 min read

Welcome Our New Executive Director, Bernadette!

We’re thrilled to announce the newest member of The Crayon Initiative ...

29 Sep 2022
| 2 min read

The Crayon Journey: Packing and Shipping

Once our freshly made crayons have cooled, it’s time to get them packe...

20 Sep 2022
| 2 min read

The Crayon Journey: Sorting, Melting, Molding

Your crayons start their journey when you drop them in the mail. But w...

05 Sep 2022
| 2 min read

The Crayon Journey: Crayon Drives + Donations

Every year, millions of pounds of crayons are sent to landfills across...

13 Jul 2022
| 2 min read

Is Remote Art Therapy Effective?

Art therapy has been around since the 1900s, but continuous developmen...

11 Feb 2022
| 4 min read

Donor Spotlight February 2022

Michelle is a dedicated donor and volunteer of The Crayon Initiative. ...

23 Jun 2021
| 3 min read

How Art Therapy Helps During Your Child’s Hospital Stay

Hospital stays are a stressful time, especially for young patients. It...