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Browse the charitable gifts below, use the search box above, or support any favorite Literacy nonprofit in the country. Give it in a friends name,and send a personalized greeting card to make it a memorable gift.

Also, be sure to create a Wish List and let your friends know you would welcome a donation in your name, in lieu of yet another present.

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Give a gift that matters: a donation in your friend's name. By providing a GED study guide and a good dictionary to one prisoner, you are giving him a chance to

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Dictionary & GED Book

Prison Book Program

By providing a GED study guide and a good dictionary to one prisoner, you are giving him a chance to earn a GED, improve reading skills, find gainful employment upon release and shut the revolving door of crime and prison behind him. The community gains one more productive citizen and saves the cost of housing one more inmate.

Regular price $25.00

Give a gift that matters: a donation in your friend's name. Your gift will bring the magic of a bedtime story directly to a child in need once every month for a

Share Stories

12 bedtime stories

First Book

Your gift will bring the magic of a bedtime story directly to a child in need once every month for a year.

Regular price $36.00

Give a gift that matters: a donation in your friend's name. Your gift of $75 dollars allows us to send packages of two donated books from our library to 25 pris

Send 50 Books

Books for 25 prisoners

Prison Book Program

Your gift of $75 dollars allows us to send packages of two donated books from our library to 25 prisoners - a total of 50 books. Anecdotal evidence shows that books in prison are read by up to 25 people before the end of their useful life. So for just $75 you can give the gift of literacy to nearly 1250 prisoners!

Regular price $75.00

Give a gift that matters: a donation in your friend's name. Your gift will provide children with access to appropriate literature - often for the first time.  B

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100 children's books

Room to Read

Your gift will provide children with access to appropriate literature - often for the first time. Because many families in the developing world do not possess the disposable income to purchase children's books, there is no economic incentive for publisheers to produce them. Room to Read hires authors and illustrators to create culturally relevant stories with colorful pictures for children to enjoy. In addition to...

Regular price $100.00

Give a gift that matters: a donation in your friend's name. Your gift of $25 will fund the purchase of one business start-up guide and the cost of mailing it to

Launch a Business

Business Startup Book

Prison Book Program

Your gift of $25 will fund the purchase of one business start-up guide and the cost of mailing it to a budding entrepreneur in prison. Your gift will also give him a chance to find gainful employment, become a productive member of society and in many cases, support his family.

Regular price $25.00

Give a gift that matters: a donation in your friend's name. Join READ Global in its quest to change the world—one country, one village, one individual at a time

Educate Women

Books for Nepal

Rural Education and Development, Inc.

Join READ Global in its quest to change the world—one country, one village, one individual at a time. The self-supporting library community centers created by READ offer a women’s literature section and provide a supportive environment for the women’s associations and other women-only activities that encourage female empowerment. Your contribution will provide new literature and educational materials for women anxious to learn. Your gift of...

Regular price $100.00

Give a gift that matters: a donation in your friend's name. Your gift will put five brand new books directly into the hands of children in need.

Teach the Joy

5 books for children

First Book

Your gift will put five brand new books directly into the hands of children in need.

Regular price $15.00

Support Your Favorite Literacy Nonprofit

Support Your Favorite Literacy Nonprofit

Support Any Favorite Nonprofit, School, or Teacher

Your contribution will support the important work of your favorite Literacy Nonprofit and help make the world a better place.    

Any amount

Give a gift that matters: a donation in your friend's name. $100 will cover an individual youth's stipend for one week. Youth will develop their typing skills.

Support An Intern

At-risk youth stipend

The Beat Within (a program of Pacific News Service)

$100 will cover an individual youth's stipend for one week. Youth will develop their typing skills. They will learn the whole production process for The Beat Within weekly magazine. Youth will also work in an environment with a diverse group of adult and youth staff all working to better the community. Most internships last 12-20 weeks.

Regular price $100.00

Give a gift that matters: a donation in your friend's name. Your gift will bring brand new books directly to afterschool programs that support children's litera

Spread the Magic

Books for afterschool

First Book

Your gift will bring brand new books directly to afterschool programs that support children's literacy and education.

Regular price $180.00

Give a gift that matters: a donation in your friend's name. This gift will provide the magic of two new books to a child in need, and help create a foundation o

Spark A Reader

2 brand new books

First Book

This gift will provide the magic of two new books to a child in need, and help create a foundation of literacy in her life.

Regular price $5.00

Give a gift that matters: a donation in your friend's name. Join READ Global in its quest to change the world—one country, one village, one individual at a time

Share the World

One World Book set

Rural Education and Development, Inc.

Join READ Global in its quest to change the world—one country, one village, one individual at a time. Your contribution will ensure that World Book International’s contribution reaches a new library community center in a rural region of Nepal where it can transport children and adults into a world they’ve never experienced. Your gift of shipping a World Book Encyclopedia set to Nepal will be...

Regular price $225.00

Give a gift that matters: a donation in your friend's name. Your gift of $6 dollars allows us to send packages of two donated books from our library to two pris

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Books for 2 Prisoners

Prison Book Program

Your gift of $6 dollars allows us to send packages of two donated books from our library to two prisoners - a total of four books. Anecdotal evidence shows that books in prison are read by up to 25 people before they reach the end of their useful life. So for just $6 you can give the gift of literacy to nearly 50 prisoners!

Regular price $6.00

Give a gift that matters: a donation in your friend's name. Your gift of $60 dollars allows us to send packages of two donated books from our library to 20 pris

Send 40 Books

Books for 20 prisoners

Prison Book Program

Your gift of $60 dollars allows us to send packages of two donated books from our library to 20 prisoners - a total of 40 books. Anecdotal evidence shows that books in prison are read by up to 25 people before the end of their useful life. So for just $60 you can give the gift of literacy to nearly 1000 prisoners!

Regular price $60.00

Give a gift that matters: a donation in your friend's name. Your gift of $45 dollars allows us to send packages of two donated books from our library to 15 pris

Send 30 Books

Books for 15 prisoners

Prison Book Program

Your gift of $45 dollars allows us to send packages of two donated books from our library to 15 prisoners - a total of 30 books. Anecdotal evidence shows that books in prison are read by up to 25 people before the end of their useful life. So for just $45 you can give the gift of literacy to nearly 750 prisoners!

Regular price $45.00

Give a gift that matters: a donation in your friend's name. Your gift of $30 dollars allows us to send packages of two donated books from our library to ten pri

Send 20 Books

Books for 10 prisoners

Prison Book Program

Your gift of $30 dollars allows us to send packages of two donated books from our library to ten prisoners - a total of twenty books. Anecdotal evidence shows that books in prison are read by up to 25 people before the end of their useful life. So for just $30 you can help nearly 500 prisoners!

Regular price $30.00

Give a gift that matters: a donation in your friend's name. Your gift of $15 dollars allows us to send packages of two donated books from our library to five pr

Send 10 Books

Books for 5 prisoners

Prison Book Program

Your gift of $15 dollars allows us to send packages of two donated books from our library to five prisoners - a total of ten books. Anecdotal evidence shows that books in prison are read by up to 25 people before the end of their useful life. So for just $15 you can give the gift of literacy to nearly 250 prisoners!

Regular price $15.00

Give a gift that matters: a donation in your friend's name. The OASIS Intergenerational Tutoring Program promotes literacy by tapping a rich resource, older adu

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Generational tutoring

The OASIS Institute

The OASIS Intergenerational Tutoring Program promotes literacy by tapping a rich resource, older adults, to tutor children who are at risk in k-4 grades. This program utilizes an innovative approach designed to build children’s self-esteem and positive attitude toward learning while strengthening reading skills. Working with elementary schools, OASIS pairs older adults with young children with underdeveloped reading and language skills. The adults work one-on-one...

Regular price $50.00

Give a gift that matters: a donation in your friend's name. This gift will provide books that will be given directly to children of low-income families and to t

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Buy a Case of Books

Children Creating Bridges Foundation Inc

This gift will provide books that will be given directly to children of low-income families and to the pre-K and after school programs that serve them.

Regular price $25.00

Give a gift that matters: a donation in your friend's name. Your gift will provide new learning opportunities to impoverished children. This educational project

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Classes for 62 students

Catholic Relief Services-USCCB

Your gift will provide new learning opportunities to impoverished children. This educational project helps train teachers in new teaching methods so they can educate children, especially girls, in poor areas of the Congo. Among other goals, this project distributes textbooks; chalk and blackboard paint, and gives schools the tools and materials they need to refurbish old school buildings. The education plan encourages girls to attend...

Regular price $75.00