july, 2023

31julAll Day02augCradles to Crayons Backpack-A-Thon 2023

Event Details

Cradles to Crayons’ 2023 Ready for Learning initiative presented by Discover will provide 90,000 backpacks filled with learning supplies—free of charge. These backpacks are distributed to a network of over 70 Service Partners including Chicago Public Schools, just in time for school!


July 31 (Monday) - August 2 (Wednesday)


Daley Plaza

50 W Washington


Cradles to CrayonsOur Mission: Cradles to Crayons provides children from birth through age 12, living in homeless or low-income situations, with the essential items they need to thrive – at home, at school and at play. We supply these items free of charge by engaging and connecting communities. Our Vision: One day every child will have the essentials they need to feel safe, warm, ready to learn, and valued.