The Crayon Initiative News

13 Mar 2023
| 2 min read

Celebrating Creative Arts Therapy

Remember how much you loved to draw or paint or sculpt with clay when ...

07 Mar 2023
| 3 min read

Welcoming New Board Members

We are proud to announce the addition of three incredible women to our...

03 Feb 2023
| 2 min read

The Power of a Crayon: Meadow’s Story

On this World Cancer Day, we’re thinking of Meadow Farmer. When we got...

05 Nov 2022
| 2 min read

The Crayon Journey, Step #4: 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...

29 Sep 2022
| 2 min read

The Crayon Journey, Step #3: 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, Step #2: Sorting, Melting, Molding

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

05 Sep 2022
| 3 min read

The Crayon Journey, Step #1: 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...