[September 30, 2014]
DC2C Donor Spotlight


A very special thank you goes out to Nancy Hill! Without her nomination and continuous voting, DC2C would have never received the $25,000 grant from the Blue Bunny Helmet of Hope Program. Nancy, who worked in education for many years, had seen first hand the struggles of students who could not succeed without the school supplies they needed. Nancy's dedication to helping DC2C win the BBHOH grant was truly inspiring. Nancy's continued support means so much to us here at DC2C!



  • American Honda Foundation Grant
  • Run For Your Life
  • Kroger Community Rewards
  • Shopping Days
  • Yoobi
  • Lunch and Learn 

American Honda Foundation Grant


After visiting our teacher resource center, the American Honda Foundation approved our grant for the full amount of $60,000! This grant is being obtained for the purpose of acquiring STEM (science, technology, engineering, mathematics) product for our store. Needless to say we are all pretty excited around here!  The goal will be to obtain the product this fall and have it ready to go for all teachers by the first shopping visit Spring semester, 2015. 


Run For Your Life

Join us for the Kettering Rotary Club's Run For Your Life 5K and 8K Challenge. The run will be held on Friday, October 24th.  The race will be held at the Community Golf Center in Kettering. Registration is now open. Registration is $20 before October 14 and includes a long-sleeve, custom-logo t-shirt. Participants also have the option to upgrade to a technical t-shirt for just $5 more. The first 150 registrants will receive an official race day goodie bag. On October 15, the cost to register increases to $25.
The 8K Challenge is back for runners who think they can complete 5K in under 25 minutes. Challenge runners will run the 5K and then continue on the course for an additional 3K. Those entering the Challenge will compete in both the 5K and 8K races. Two races in one! Participation in the 8K Challenge requires pre-registration and a $5 additional fee.

A costume contest will be held prior to the race. Runners must be present at 5:30 pm for the judging which will take place near registration in the Solomon Pavilion. The judges will award prizes to the top three costumes in both the children (12 and under) and adult divisions (13+). Creativity is encouraged!
Stay for the fun after the run is done! There will be a race after-party at the Community Golf Center with music, refreshments, awards presentations, and raffle prizes. The event proceeds will benefit DC2C!  
To sign up click on the following: http://www.ketteringrfyl.com


Kroger Community Rewards 

Please visit the www.krogercommunityrewards.com and update your Community Rewards to continue to support DC2C!

If you haven't registered your Kroger Card yet, now is your chance! Follow the simple steps below:

1.) Visit www.krogercommunityrewards.com, click on Cincinnati and create an account.

2. Sign up for a Kroger Rewards Account, follow the steps, go to your inbox, and click on the link in the email.

3. Click "My Account"

4. Click "Edit Kroger Community Rewards Information"

5. Update and confirm your information

6. Enter the DC2C number 82605. Click and save.

Register for Shopping Days
Registration for shopping for the 2014-2015 school year is now open.  Shopping days have begun and will run through May 2015.  In order to register visit http://crayonstoclassrooms.3cfreestore.com/TeacherSchool_Menu.aspx.  If you have forgotten your username or password please email Michelle Koogler at m.koogler@dc2c.org.
We would like you remind you that you are only permitted to shop on days that you have registered for, so be on the look out for a confirmation email that signifies that you have successfully registered. We respectfully ask that you leave children and unregistered friends at home. Shopping days are on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays from 3-6pm. We cannot wait to see all of you teachers here at DC2C!  


Through our papartnership with the Kids In Need Foundation, DC2C have recieved Yoobi Classroom Packs to distribute in our teacher resource center! Yoobi products can also be purchased at your local target. Yoobi is a new school supplies brand that engages kids through bright colors and cool designs, and for every item purchased Yoobi donates another item into a Yoobi Classroom Pack; this means that a Classroom Pack will be given to a Kids In Need Foundation affiliate to distribute to their own resources. Yoobi's goal is to donate free school supplies to over 30,000 classrooms throughout the 2014-2015 school year! To learn more about Yoobi visit their website at www.yoobi.com.

You're Invited...
We appreciate your support of Crayons to Classrooms, and therefore would like to extend to you the opportunity to learn more about our organization. Please join us for a Lunch and Learn session, where you will hear about our mission, accomplishments, and plans to grow while enjoying some lunch. Come and see what we do at DC2C. A tour of our store and our warehouse will be provided. Did we mention that lunch will be free?
We have 2 "Lunch and Learn" sessions scheduled from noon to 1 pm on the following dates:
  • Wednesday, October 15
  • Wednesday, November 5

If interested in attending, please RSVP by contacting Deb Seger, fund development manager, by calling (937) 528-6403 or via email at d.seger@dc2c.org




 Help us reach our next goal by making a generous monetary donation so we can continue to help the 27,800 children in the Dayton-area who NEED us.

Donations can be made online at dc2c.org or can be mailed in as checks.

 Send checks, payable to Crayons to Classrooms, to:

1511 Kuntz Rd

Dayton, OH 45404-1232


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