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Help C2C win $25,000 from State Farm Neighborhood Assist!

We are excited to announce that we have been named ONE OF THE 40 NATIONAL WINNERS of the 2018 State Farm Neighborhood Assist® grant program!
This $25,000 grant will go directly towards making sure kids in need around our community get the supplies they need to succeed in school.

You can read about the winners here:
https://www.neighborhoodassist.com/contests/browseallentries/all/all

Our thanks to everyone for your daily votes and your unwavering support…we couldn’t have done it without you!
Thank you to State Farm for giving us this opportunity and supporting our work.
And finally, a big CONGRATULATIONS to all of our fellow winners around the country!!!

Summer Block Party

Mark your calendars! On August 4th, there will be a Hampton themed block party at Dayton Racquet Club 6-10 p.m. For only $10 a person, both members and non-members can join the fun. More information will be available as the event approaches!

Stuff the Bus!

Monday, July 23rd to Friday, July 27th, Crayons to Classrooms and FOX 45 News will be hosting our third annual Stuff the Bus event! Come join us at 2245 Corporate Place, Miamisburg, OH 45432 with school supplies you wish to donate! We will be stuffing a real bus with everything we getany donation size will be greatly appreciated. The bus will be parked outside of the news studio each day from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.

Run 4 the Taps 5K Run/Walk in May to support DC2C

Heidelberg Distributing has chosen Crayons to Classrooms to be their 2018 supported nonprofit! Heidelberg will be fundraising for DC2C all year, but the biggest fundraiser is their 5K Run for the Taps to be held on Saturday, May 19th, at the Heidelberg Distributing facility in Moraine. For more information and to register for the run, click here.
All finishers will receive a custom medal, a beer ticket* and refreshments. There will also be a quarter-mile kids’ race, so register your whole family!
*Must be 21 or older for beer ticket

Last chance to support DC2C at Warped Wing!

Throughout the month of April, Crayons to Classrooms is partnering with Warped Wing Brewery for their Share a Pint, Make a Difference fundraising campaign! Every Tuesday in April, from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m., $1 from each pint sold (both beer and soda) will go to Crayons to Classrooms’ mission of supporting local teachers of students in need. Mark your calendars for all the upcoming DC2C and Warped Wing events!
Check out their website here!

Spin Class to Benefit DC2C

CycleBar in Austin Landing will be holding a spin class on April 21, with the proceeds to benefit Dayton Crayons to Classrooms.  Sponsored by Heidelberg Distributing, this CycleBar event will be 45 minutes of an unparalleled multisensory, exhilarating journey. An awesome cardio workout in a rock concert-like atmosphere taught by RockStar instructors called CycleStars! Shoes, towels, and water bottles are provided. Just bring yourself in your favorite workout gear and they’ll take care of the rest!

Happy Hour to follow!

Sign up here!

City of Dayton Partners with DC2C to Provide Kits

Dayton’s Crayons to Classrooms (DC2C) and the City of Dayton have partnered to support two Dayton Public Schools with classroom supplies. During the month of January, City of Dayton employees held a fundraising campaign to sponsor the purchase of school supply kits for the schools. Each kit contains approximately 30 essential, age-appropriate school supply items that could last a student an entire school year. The campaign was incredibly successful; employees raised enough funds to sponsor over 800 kits. The two schools chosen to receive the kits are Wogaman Middle School and Horace Mann Montessori Elementary School.

Read the full press release for more information.

Kids In Need Hurricane Relief Effort

The Kids In Need Foundation is monitoring the tragic events surrounding Hurricanes Harvey and Irma.  The Second Responder® program exists to provide school supplies to students and teachers following natural disasters.

In the coming weeks, the Kids In Need Foundation will help supply teachers and students with basic classroom supplies. Consider supporting the teachers and students affected by Hurricane Harvey and Irma by donating today at the Kids In Need website. Your support will help get students and teachers back into the classrooms as quickly as possible.