Have your children left for college? Have your children moved on to a different school? It’s time to clean out their rooms and throw away those things that they don’t use any longer. With that in mind, Brewster is collecting broken and used crayons to benefit Crayons for Cancer.
Jessica Loffredo, a first grade teacher at Brewster began this program several years ago. At the end of each school year, broken crayons were collected and donated to the bin in the main hallway. The crayons are peeled and sorted during indoor recess times.
The crayons are then donated to Crayons for Cancer an organization to benefit the Children’s Medical Center in Hartford. The crayons are melted down and made into new crayons and sold for profit. The sales from the crayons go directly to purchase items/gifts for children with cancer. The money is also used to help parents pay for parking while their child is undergoing cancer treatment.
Please send us your old broken crayons. This project is a great way to help kids get involved and help the community.
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