Cradles to Crayons Drive at Ridley Township Library August 1st – 31st – Help Local Needy Families

Can you imagine heading back to school without school supplies, uniforms, or a backpack? The reality is that many kids from underprivileged families will in fact head back to school without the basic supplies and necessities that they require. This year, you can make a difference. Ridley Township Library at 100 E. MacDade Blvd in Folsom, PA is partnering with Cradles to Crayons ( to collect supplies for local needy families from August 1st through August 31st. During The Ready for School Donation Drive, donations may be dropped off at the lower level library.

Back to school sales have begun at all of the local stores. Please consider picking up a few items while shopping for your children’s supplies. Thank you for your generousity and consideration.

Below is a list of items that this organization accepts and will NOT accept. All donations must be new or gently-used. Gently-used items should be in good enough shape you would want your children to wear/use.


Clothing: Sizes newborn- 14/16
-NEW socks and underwear
-Shorts, pants, jeans, and skirts
-T-shirts, long-sleeved shirts, tank-tops, etc.
-Sweaters and light weight sweat-shirts

New School Supplies:
Pencil box or pouch, pencils, blue or black pens, pencil sharpeners, pocket folders, glue sticks, rulers, erasers, colored pencils (12 pack), crayons (24 pack), marble composition books, backpacks, new arts and crafts supplies

Shoes and sandals: Sizes infant- adult 9


Sports equipment

Baby items:
New bottles, pacifiers, diapers and hygiene products, baby carriers, diaper bags, and crib bedding

Baby equipment:
Car seats, pack-n-plays, baby gates, high chairs

Please tape, bag, or attach all parts and pieces to toys

Cribs, toddler or youth beds and bedding, bikes, scooters, children’s furniture, toys larger than 24 inches in any direction, CDs, DVDs, and VHS tapes, room decor, computer or video games and gaming systems, holiday decorations, housewares.


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