WELCOME TO OUR KINDNESS PROJECT

Who We Are:

Storytime Crafts, Inc is a 501(c)(3) charitable nonprofit organization with a grassroots literacy initiative dedicated to creating diverse book-rich environments for children that promotes the joy of reading, inclusive for all children.

Mission:

To promote literacy through art, kindness and community.

Storytime Crafts was founded with the goal of uniting communities to promote inclusive childhood literacy opportunities. We are dedicated to amplifying the voices and stories of diverse children's book authors and directing literacy resources throughout communities. 

As of August 25, 2020, we are now accepting new and gently used children's books grades prek-8. Our new book donation shed built in partnership with Needham Bank, is located at Gorse Mills Studios, 31 Thorpe Road, Needham. In addition, visit our little free library located at Gorse Mill Studios.

Storytime Crafts founder Lisa Vergara of Needham, MA, is an impactful nonprofit leader. Storytime Crafts has a clear mission and purpose of creating diverse book-rich environments for children. Ms. Vergara has assembled talented and skilled volunteers dedicated to supporting the organization’s grassroots literacy initiative.

     The ratio of program expenses to total expenses is such that a donor can rest assured that their donation will go as far as possible.

     Ms. Vergara has displayed an ability to inspire and engage volunteers and constituents/members as passionate partners and spokespersons. Further, Ms. Vergara has shown a willingness to partner with other nonprofits working to address the same issues, regarding those organizations as allies as opposed to competitors.

     Accordingly, I am pleased to be a partner with Storytime Crafts. 

-- Lennox Chase, Chase Legal Services

Sponsors and Partners for Literacy:

Storytime Crafts, Inc. 2019

Needham, MA 02494

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"Sponsors and Partners for Literacy" is a specific term to include all organizations that support the mission of Storytime Crafts, Inc. including financial contributions, in-kind donations, and the exchange of charitable donations for sponsor and partner opportunities. 

"Sponsors and Partners for Literacy" receive recognition on Storytime Crafts website and through social media.

Dana Freedman - Needham High School '22

Nora Joyce - Newton Country Day School