The Crayon Initiative News

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...

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...