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Crayons to Classrooms
1750 Woodman Drive
Dayton, Ohio 45420-3639


  • Red, White and Barbecue!

    Please plan to enjoy the Red, White, and Barbecue celebration at the Beavercreek Kroger on Wednesday, June 3rd.  Stop by the Crayons to Classrooms tent and enter a drawing to win great prizes!  While you’re there, purchase and donate school supply kits to help students in need.

    Red, White and Barbecue!
    Wednesday, June 3, 3:00PM-7:00PM
    Kroger Marketplace
    3165 Dayton Xenia Rd
    Beavercreek, OH 45434

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  • ColorBash5K

    Did you have a blast at last year’s Chocolate 5k? If so, do we have good news for you. Being held on August 8th, 2015, NR Road Racing in partnership with Crayons to Classrooms will be bringing you the ColorBash5K. This run promises to be a family friendly event that will be as colorful as it will be fun! For more information, please click on the following link: ColorBash5K

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  • Crayons to Classrooms is Serving Up Fun!

    Join us for a fun evening at Fifth Street Brew Pub! Executive Director Steve Rubenstein and David Baller, Board of Directors, will be serving up your favorite brew.  Stop by to enjoy $1.00 off pints of a special tapping throughout the evening and don’t forget to tip well!  A portion of all tips will continue C2C’s mission to collect and distribute school supplies at no cost to teachers of students in need!

    Monday, July 20th, 2015
    Fifth Street Brew Pub
    1600 E Fifth Street
    Dayton, OH 45403

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  • 5th Anniversary Celebration!

    Crayons to Classrooms is celebrating 5 years of serving teachers in our community and the distribution of over $5M in school supplies. Join us for a fun trip back to grade school and watch adult contestants compete in a battle of wits against our 5th graders!

    Thursday, March 5, 2015.
    Sinclair Community College’s Ponitz Center (Building 12).
    5:30 PM until 9:00 PM.

    5:30pm Recess (Social with heavy Appetizers) & Silent Auction
    7:00pm Class (Game Show)
    8:30pm Snack Time (Desserts & Coffee)
    9:00pm Dismissal

    Get more information on our 5th Anniversary Celebration page!

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  • Guest Bartender at Fifth Street Brew Pub

    On July 28, 2014 DC2C board member David Baller and our very own executive director Steve Rubenstein, will be pouring dollar off pints of a mystery brew at Fifth Street Brew Pub from 6pm-9pm.  A portion of the proceeds go to DC2C so come out and join us for a drink!

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  • Chocolate 5k

    NR Road Racing is partnering with DC2C Sunday, August 17th, to sponsor the most delicious 5k of the summer. Enjoy a family friendly three mile course with friends, family, and other choc-a-holics. Everyone is welcome to participate and join in the fun! There will still be water stations, but for those of you with a sweet tooth, you can also indulge in chocolaty goodness. The race will be held at 9am at Eastwood Metropark in Dayton.

    The Chocolate:
    All chocolate is compliments of NR Road Racing. It is not mandatory for you take part, but you are more than welcome to have a sweet treat on us! There will be chocolate stations set up along the three mile course and of course, some more at the end to reward you for a job well done.

    We’ll supply the Ghirardelli® chocolates along the way. For any of you with food allergies, please read the following “Allergy Information” from the Ghirardelli® people. We’ve also found what may be a blast from the past for some of you… Remember Choc-ola? Well it’s back & we have it for you.

    After the Race:
    When you’re done running, we’ll be still savoring sweet treats and having a great time! You are invited to hangout, listen to music, and enjoy some more (or your first) chocolate on us! Family and friends are always encouraged to join in the fun!
    For more information, check out our Facebook page.

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  • DC2C at the Spring Beauty Bash 2014

    Great news! Crayons to Classrooms has been chosen as the beneficiary of The Heart of Centerville’s Spring Beauty Bash 2014!

    On Monday, May 12, the Spring Beauty Bash 2014 will be held at the Yankee Trace Clubhouse in the Heart of Centerville. The event will take place from 6 to 9pm. Guests will enjoy a dinner buffet, with available cash bar.

    Models dressed in the latest spring fashions will be walking around the event all evening. Find out what’s new and trendy in fashion, makeup, and hair designs for this spring! Each guest will receive a gift bag with items from each Heart of Centerville participating business. Raffle proceeds will benefit Crayons to Classrooms.

    Tickets can be purchased online at Each ticket is $27, and covers the dinner, etc. for each guest.

    Don’t miss out on this great event—in fact, bring a friend and enjoy the night together!

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  • Crayons to Classrooms “Takes-Over” Milano’s Feb 19th

    On Wednesday, February 19th, Crayons to Classrooms is hosting a “take-over” at Milano’s Atlantic City Submarines from 11am to close. Twenty percent of all sales made with our flyer goes toward Crayons to Classrooms (see link below for the flyer!). Just bring our flyer and present it at any time during your purchase on the 19th. The “take-over” includes dine-in, delivery, and carry-out orders. Enjoy some great food and help out Crayons to Classrooms– it’s a win-win situation!

    Milano’s Takeover Flyer 021914

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  • 2013 Run For You Life 5K

    Join the Kettering Rotary club in their 6th annual Run for Your Life 5k! This years charities are Girls on the Run, and the charitable endeavors of the Rotary Club, including Crayons to Classrooms! There will be refreshments, costume contests, a fun run and the 5k. Don’t forget to bring a donation for DC2C! Donations will earn you an extra raffle ticket for great prizes! You can register and find appropriate supplies for donations at the link below!

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  • Glow in the Night 5K

    Please plan to join the fun!!!  Dayton’s first Glow in the Night 5K will be held October 11. This will be an unique, fun, and exciting event that will help support DC2C! You can register at!

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