CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) - It's a quasi-crisis that many probably never would have imagined as kids; a crayon shortage. That's how the #Crayons4Cleveland drive started.
Melissa Trzaska created the #Crayons4Cleveland donation program to help raise money for crayons, ensuring local kids in poverty have crayons to remain engaged in creativity and learning.
Trzaska wrote on the organization's donation page:
The hope is to raise $12,500 by March 31, which is National Crayon Day across the country. A donation of $10 would equip 15 students with crayons, while a $500 donation would provide a brand new box of crayons to over 740 students in Northeast Ohio.