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1750 Woodman Drive
Dayton, Ohio 45420-3639


  • Cocktails for a Cause

    Join Dayton Racquet Club and Crayons to Classrooms for the July Cocktails for a Cause! Proceeds from the sale of that night’s featured cocktail will go towards Crayons to Classrooms’ mission of providing essential school supplies to educators in need. Complimentary to enter, $5 specialty cocktail and light hors d’oeuvres.

    When: Wednesday, July 19th @ 5:00pm

    Where: 29 Stories Lounge


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  • Talbots Event to Benefit Crayons to Classrooms

    Talbots and Crayons To Classrooms invite you to shop for modern classic styles ALL DAY, all for a cause.  10% of pre-tax sales on Thursday, May 11, will be donated to Crayons To Classrooms in Dayton.

    Where: Talbots in Oakwood
    2524 Far Hills Avenue
    Dayton, OH

    When: Thursday, May 11, 5-8 PM

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  • Crayons to Classrooms Grand Re-Opening

    Dayton’s Crayons to Classrooms (DC2C) is celebrating the grand reopening of their teacher free store, located at 1750 Woodman Drive.

    An official ceremony will be held at the store on Friday, March 31, 10:30 to 11:30 a.m., with the ribbon cutting at approximately 11 a.m. The ceremony will feature remarks by Executive Director Steve Rubenstein and Board Vice Chairman Kim Duncan, along with tours of the new facility.

    For more information, check out the press release here.

    There’s a video recap of the event here.

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  • BJ’s Brewhouse to benefit Crayons to Classrooms

    Have a great meal and help out Crayons to Classrooms!  On Thursday, November 16, BJ’s Restaurant and Brewhouse in Beavercreek will donate a portion of their proceeds to our organization.  From 11am to 11pm, enjoy delicious food in a fun atmosphere with your family and friends.  Present the flyer below and 20% of the food and soft beverage sales will benefit Crayons to Classrooms!  Limitations apply, so check out the flyer for more details

    Be sure to print and take this flyer to present with your order!

    BJ’s Restaurant and Brewhouse
    2715 Fairfield Commons Drive
    Beavercreek, OH 45431

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  • DC2C celebrates $10M milestone!

    DC2C held a celebration honoring the distribution of $10 million worth of school supplies to Dayton-area teachers. “It is a milestone marking our continued growth and development as an organization,” said Steve Rubenstein, executive director. “We have crossed this threshold, but there is still a lot of work to do,” Rubenstein added.

    DC2C officially crossed the $10 million dollar mark on October 5, 2016 after teachers completed their scheduled shopping trip that day. “Crayons to Classrooms is an irreplaceable resource, not just for me but for many teachers,” said Rachel Blanks, fourth grade teacher, Edison PreK-6 School.

    See a video about the celebration here.

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  • Art Event to benefit Crayons to Classrooms

    K12 Gallery & TEJAS in partnership with Crayons to Classrooms is hosting a free event for preschoolers through adults to celebrate the Back to School season and collect school supplies for students in need. The event will be held Saturday, August 13th at 10am and will offer two sessions of 90-minute visual art classes in 5 age categories: Preschool (3-5); Elementary school (6-11); Teens (12-17); Life-long learners (18 and over); and Multi-generational (families). To participate in this event, individuals are asked to bring a new school supply which will be donated to Crayons to Classrooms.

    For more information or to sign up for a session click here.

    K12 Gallery & TEJAS
    Founded in 1993 by Jerri Stanard, K12 Gallery & TEJAS (Teen Educational Joint Adult Studio) provides creative visual arts education for people of all ages through diverse programming.
    341 South Jefferson Street
    Dayton, OH 45402

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  • Crayons to Classrooms is Closed for Summer Vacation

    The 2015-2016 shopping year has come to an end, and our store has closed for the summer! With over 2100 shopping visits and $1.5 Million in product distributed, it was a great year! Thanks to everyone who shopped, and to all our volunteers!
    This summer we will be packing up and moving to our new location, and we look forward to serving even more teachers there. We will be reopening at the new site in the fall for the 2016-2017 school year. You can keep up with us on social media – check out our Facebook page for all the latest news and updates.

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  • Charity Auction to Benefit Crayons to Classrooms

    The Beavercreek & Xenia Networking Group holds a Charity Auction each month benefitting different local charities. Their upcoming auction on Thursday, April 28th will benefit both Crayons to Classrooms and United Rehabilitation Services of Dayton, and will be held at the Mangan Banquet Center in Beavercreek. Doors open at 6pm and the auction will start promptly at 7.

    The admission is $3.00 and bid tickets are a quarter each. You can get a free entry ticket for the Chinese Raffle by bringing one of the following items to donate(up to 5 tickets):
    24-count crayons
    Washable markers
    Colored pencils
    Filler paper (wide or college-ruled)
    70 count spiral notebooks
    Small glue sticks

    Check out the Beavercreek & Xenia Networking Group Facebook page for more info!

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  • An Evening at W.O. Wrights Grill & Pub

    Join us at W.O. Wrights Grill & Pub on Saturday, February 13th.  We’ll be enjoying the rock/country/blues sounds of Bulleit Creek!   The $5.00 cover charge will benefit Crayons to Classrooms as part of the Wright-Patt Credit Union Sunshine Community Fund program.

    Exact time to be determined – check back for more details!

    W.O. Wrights
    3979 Col. Glenn Highway, Beavercreek, OH 45324

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  • Kettering Rotary Club’s “Run for Your Life 5K” benefits DC2C

    Join us October 30 for a night of Halloween fun!  The Kettering Rotary Club is sponsoring “Run for Your Life” – a 5K/8K Challenge.  Runners who think they can complete 5K in under 25 minutes can try entering the 8K Challenge: they’ll run the 5K race plus an additional 3K for a total distance of 8K. Challengers compete in both 5K and 8K races. Two races in one!

    Event proceeds will benefit Dayton Crayons 2 Classrooms. They will also be accepting in-kind donations and anyone bringing donations will receive additional chances in the door prize raffle.

    Check out their website for more information and to register:

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