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Cradles to Crayons MLK Day Collection at Local Police & Fire Stations

DURATION

30-60 Minutes

WHERE

Below is the list of first responder stations that are participating in the Cradles to Crayons MLK Day Donation Collection as drop-off sites.  Click on "VIEW INSTRUCTIONS" for list of drop off locations. 

WHEN

now through January 20, 2020, 1pm

WHOSE HELP IS REQUIRED

Adult

HOW IT MAKES A DIFFERENCE

This activity makes a difference to our organization by allowing us to serve more children in homeless and low-income situations with the essential clothing items that they need while also honoring the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

DESCRIPTION

As we celebrate the upcoming Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day of Service, Cradles to Crayons® invites you to give back in your town! Clean out your closets and bring new and gently used clothing & footwear to participating first responder stations now until January 20 to support children in low-income situations, and honor the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.!


ITEMS NEEDED

-Bag(s) to collect clothing donations


SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS


NEXT STEPS

Schedule some time on MLK Day for family members to go through their closets and compile clothing donations for kids in need!  Click on "VIEW INSTRUCTIONS" for list of drop off locations. 


WEBSITE


Sound like fun?VIEW INSTRUCTIONS to get started.
  1. Clean out your closets and gather all gently used and new clothing items and shoes (up to adult size medium/ size 11) that are no longer used by you or your family.
  2. Drop off the donations at one of our participating first responder stations.  See list below.
  3. Spread the word! Let friends, family, neighbors, and coworkers know about our initiative through word of mouth or social media! 
LOCATIONS:

Arlington Police Dept - 112 Mystic St
Belmont Police Dept - 460 Concord Ave
Belmont Fire Dept - 299 Trapelo Rd

Brighton Police Dept - 301 Washington St
Brookline Police Dept - 350 Washington St
Cambridge Police Dept - 125 6th St

Lexington Police Dept - 1575 Massachusetts Ave
Needham Police Dept - 99 School St
Newton Police Dept - 1321 Washington St
Newton Police Dept Annex - 25 Chestnut St
Malden Police Dept - 800 Eastern Ave
Watertown Dept Dept - 552 Main St

Wellesley Police Dept - 485 Washington St
Weston Police Dept - 180 Boston Post Rd By-pass

Winchester Police Dept - 30 Mt. Vernon St

Sign up for this activity, add it to your logbook, and more in the Give Back app!