The Swarthmore Community Center (SCC) is excited to partner with Cradles to Crayons in a borough wide collection. Cradles to Crayons is a local nonprofit organization that combats the effects of poverty faced by children in the Greater Philadelphia area.    We will be collecting essential everyday items for disadvantaged children, ages 0-12, in support of their mission. A list of Cradles to Crayons most needed items can be found  HERE.


Collection boxes will be placed in the following locations from April 27th-May 11th.

The Swarthmore Community Center, bins located on the side porch

The Creative Living Room

Hobbs Coffee

The Swarthmore Coop

T. Bumble , Purchase a new toy, game or puzzle & donate in the collection bin in the store.

Borough Hall

Representatives from the SCC will be located in front of Vickie’s at the Swarthmore Fun Fair on May 4th.  We’ll be making birthday cards & selling tickets for a chance to win breakfast with Chief Craig at Vicky’s PLUS a ride with the chief in a police car!  In addition, on May 9th we will host a Ladies Night Out Quizzo beginning at 7pm, with proceeds donated to Cradles to Crayons.  Cash prize presented to the winning team!  


About swarthmorecommunitycenter

The Swarthmore Community Center is a non profit organization, providing a safe and well maintained meeting place for various groups and individuals. The Center has evolved since 1976 from a place for teen activities to a location that serves people of all ages from different communities and with many different interests. Our Mission Statement: Swarthmore Community Center is a non-profit organization committed to community well being and sense of identity through the sponsorship and support of a broad range of educational, recreational, charitable and networking activities for children and adults. These services are to be maintained through self sustaining initiatives and infrastructure.

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