Books and Bikes is a Storytime Crafts COVID-19 initiative to give children hope during these unprecedented times. Our priority is supporting families in underserved communities most impacted by the pandemic. Providing books and bikes for children and families is our way of helping kids stay active and engaged in reading and learning.

Storytime Crafts Partners with Nonprofit Peaceful Heart and Mind in Boston - May 24, 2020

As we continue to safely work and connect at a social distance, helping round the clock, seven days a week seems to be the new norm. We are in this together. 

Bikes Distributed to Boston Public Schools Children - May 27, 2020

Within two hours of a request for bikes for Boston Public Schools families, Storytime Crafts is providing three boys each with a bike and a signed copy of “Danny Dollar” by Ty Allan Jackson. Thank you to all the volunteer drivers meeting at the YMCA camp site today at Ponkapoag Trail to safely collect distributions for families.

Bikes Collected for BPS Families - May 28, 2020

Storytime Crafts newest initiative “Books & Bikes” is off to a great start thanks to the generosity of the Needham Community. Supporting Boston Public Schools families most impacted by the the COVID crisis is our top priority and providing books and bikes for children is our way of helping kids stay active and engaged in reading and learning. Collecting used bikes and helmets in very good condition for K-5 age children.

More BPS Families Receive Bikes - June 3, 2020
Families in Dorchester receive bikes - June 9, 2020
Families in Brockton and Dorchester receive books, bikes and masks- July 11, 2020
102 Bikes - August 21, 2020
Bike Collection Growing - August 21, 2020
142 Bikes Collected- September 4, 2020
186 Bikes and counting - September 21, 2020
212 Bikes collected- October 9, 2020
Bikes for Waltham families- October 18, 2020
Bikes collected for BPS Wish Lists - December 2020
 252 total bikes for 2020
January 2021
March 20, 2021 - Bikes for Brockton families

Sponsors and Partners for Literacy:

Storytime Crafts, Inc. 2019

Needham, MA 02494


"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