Suburban Propane donates to Cradles to Crayons in Philadelphia

Written on: February 25, 2021 by ICM

Suburban Propane Partners, L.P. has made a donation to the Cradles to Crayons location in Philadelphia to provide 1,000 children in need with kits containing hygiene essentials— including, shampoo, body wash, toothbrushes, toothpaste, hair combs, moisturizing lotion and wipes. The company has also donated SuburbanCares branded toy bears which will be distributed with the kits.
“Through our SuburbanCares corporate initiatives, it’s very gratifying to give back to our local communities, especially providing support to underserved children who need it most,” said Nandini Sankara, Spokesperson, Suburban Propane.

Left to Right: Michal Smith, Executive Director, Cradles to Crayons; Steve Lenahan, Customer Service Center Manager, Suburban Propane, Telford, PA; and Jason Trotter, Operations Manager, Suburban Propane Telford, PA.

Over the past year, Suburban Propane has undertaken initiatives to feed healthcare professionals in some of the most COVID-19 affected regions in the nation, including Houston, TX, Los Angeles, CA, Tampa, FL and Washington, DC; and throughout the states of Illinois, Maryland, New Jersey and New York.
“The children in our local communities living in poverty have been disproportionately affected by Covid. More than ever, they need support and access to basic resources,” said Michal Smith, Executive Director, Cradles to Crayons Philadelphia. “Thanks to our generous friends at Suburban Propane, we’re able to satisfy the basic hygienic-needs of 1,000 young Philadelphians. We’re very grateful to Suburban Propane for affording us the opportunity to make an impact in the communities we serve.”