Contact Information

Community Crusade for Children, Inc.

36 River Street
New Haven, CT
06513


Phone: 203-789-1162
Fax: 203-789-1222

Business Hours:
Monday through Friday 7:00 am - 3:30 pm

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How Does Community Crusade for Children, Inc. Raise Funds?

Our funds are generated by people in the community that donate adult and children's clothing and shoes. A portion generated from the sales is returned to participating towns and other local organizations through generous donations.

 

How do residents of a community donate clothes and shoes to Community Crusade for Children, Inc.?

Local property owners and towns permit us to place donation containers on their premises and to designate where in their community the generated funds should go. Our attractive white donation containers are monitored by CCC, Inc. and are serviced by our trucks on an ongoing basis. For more information on container locations or if you are interested in having a container on your premises, contact CCC, Inc. by going to our Contact Us area.

 

How does Community Crusade for Children, Inc. determine how the participating communities share in the procee ds from a given donation center?

Each container is assigned its own identification number. Donations received from a specific donation container are weighed. The weight and container identification number are entered into our computer. This information is used to determine the dollar value of the donations. The proceeds are then forwarded to the appropriate organization. After sorting for the clothing banks, the remaining clothing is sold on the open market. A portion of the monies generated from the sales is returned to the communities on a quarterly basis.


It is possible for a participating town or organization to examine Community Crusade for Children, Inc.'s financial records?

Yes, our financial records are available to anyone at any time. On-line financial data can be found at www.GuideStar.org a national database of nonprofit organization.


Is the participating town or organization under any obligation to Community Crusade for Children, Inc. once the containers have been placed?

No, the participating party can have a container removed from a site by simply notifying Community Crusade for Children, Inc.and requesting removal. Community Crusade for Children, Inc. also reserves the right to remove a donation container that does not produce after a fair trial period. This is done after notifying the participating party of Community Crusade for Children, Inc.'s intent.

 

Is Community Crusade for Children, Inc. affiliated with any religious or political organizations?

No, CCC, Inc. is not affiliated with any religious or political group or organization. We neither endorse nor oppose any other causes or organizations. Our charter is based on assisting in the education of children.

 

What does Community Crusade for Children, Inc. do with donations of clothing?

We have donated good quality used clothing and shoes to the needy in Connecticut, Rhode Island and Massachusetts valued at over $8,000,000.00. Used clothing and shoes are also sold on the international market. Community Crusade for Children Inc., funds itself through these sales as well as generates funds for its grants through the Kiducation Fund. We are self sufficient and receive no outside funding or grants.

We also donate the clothing to homeless shelters and clothing banks. If you are an organization that needs clothing to distribute to the homeless or those in need, please contact our corporate office to learn more.