Cradles to Crayons Chicago
Time:5:30 PM - 8:00 PM
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Cradles to Crayons is an organization that provides children from birth to age 12 living in low-income and homeless situations with essential items free of charge. Event attendees will see how the organization innovates by weaving sustainability through its daily practices. They provide an incredible service by ensuring donated items are included in free customized packages of goods that go to children experiencing poverty. You will also learn how they make sure unusable donated clothes do not end up in a landfill. Browse through the Cradles to Crayons website and be amazed.
- By 5:30pm: Prompt Arrival, Plenty of Parking in Adjacent Lot
- 5:30pm-6:45pm: Orientation, Tour, Hands-On Service and Processing of Donations
- 6:45pm-7:00pm: Zero Waste Presentation by Shantanu Pai, University of Illinois Sustainable Technology Center
- 7:00pm-8:00pm: Networking, Great Food, Drinks
Cost: Member Fee $40; Non-Member Fee $50
Registration: Please complete the online registration form.