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.

Our Mission:

Promoting literacy and kindness


It's official!

Storytime crafts has two locations in Needham. Our Headquarters is located at Gorse Mill Studios (31 Thorpe Road, Studio 105) and our NEW Donation Center is located at Christ Episcopal Church (1132 Highland Ave - Lower Level. Entrance is on Rosemary Street.

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. 

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62,504 books donated

Click on the link to view our interview with the Needham Channel.

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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

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