Do Good with Goodreads
Let's help others experience the joy of curling up with a good book. Each month Goodreads highlights a different charitable foundation that promotes education and literacy.
Help mentor Africa's next wave of skilled leaders with GENERATION RWANDA, which provides scholarships to elite students, many of whom come from rural backgrounds.
Braille is going digital with the development of a handheld "braille to go" tablet from the NATIONAL BRAILLE PRESS, a longtime literacy resource for blind children and adults.
ADOPT-A-CLASSROOM! Browse for classes in need—you can search by grade level, poverty level, or simply find a classroom near you—and the teacher will receive 100 percent of your donation.
Taking its name from the Hindi word for "hope," ASHA FOR EDUCATION creates opportunities for underprivileged children in India through a variety of educational programs.
Asha for Education
November is National Novel Writing Month—and it's not just for adults! With the YOUNG WRITERS PROGRAM, classrooms and writers 17 and under can access online tools, advice from best-selling authors, and more.
SPRINT FOR SHAKESPEARE: Be not afraid of greatness! Help digitize a page of the Bodleian Library's edition of William Shakespeare's First Folio.
Take part in the AFRICAN LIBRARY PROJECT's newly launched Australian pilot program! This nonprofit seeks Australian book lovers to gather books and funds to found libraries in Malawi.
African Library Project—Australia
For readers down under: Join volunteers across Australia for a nationwide literacy fund-raiser on Thursday, September 20, 2012. Learn how you can host an event to help disadvantaged kids with AUSTRALIA'S BIGGEST BOOK FAIR.
Raise awareness for children's literacy with the BOOK PEOPLE UNITE campaign. Watch the video, and take the pledge to get a free track produced by the Roots, with Chris Martin, John Legend, Jack Black, and more! bit.ly/In4XZC Please repin!
REACH OUT AND READ hooks families on reading in an unexpected place: the doctor's office. Pediatricians help educate parents on the developmental importance of reading aloud.