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.
Do Good with Goodreads
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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.
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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.
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Find out how you can help build primary schools in East Africa with BUILDING TOMORROW, which forges special partnerships with local communities in rural Uganda.
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Literacy starts at home with help from the nonprofit RAISING A READER, which teaches parents best practices for nurturing reading and provides a supply of fresh books for young readers.
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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.
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From military bases abroad to ships at sea, parents in the armed services can read to their children with a little help from the nonprofit UNITED THROUGH READING, which sends videos home.
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United Through Reading
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.
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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.
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Nonprofit THE WORLD IS JUST A BOOK AWAY builds libraries and school programs in areas of Indonesia that sustained tsunami and earthquake damage.
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The World Is Just a Book Away
SPRINT FOR SHAKESPEARE: Be not afraid of greatness! Help digitize a page of the Bodleian Library's edition of William Shakespeare's First Folio.
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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.
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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.
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Help WORLDREADER donate e-readers and e-books to students across sub-Saharan Africa and spread the digital reading revolution to classrooms in Ghana, Kenya, and Uganda!
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INTERNATIONAL BOOK PROJECT sends 200,000 books annually to developing nations in South America, Asia, and Africa as well as underserved schools and libraries in the United States.
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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!
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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.
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Reach Out and Read
With just 1,000 gently used books, 500 dollars for shipping costs, and help from AFRICAN LIBRARY PROJECT, anyone can start a library in rural Africa, where many children grow up without books.
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African Library Project
As little as 25 dollars can mean the difference between a diploma or a dropout. VITTANA uses the microfinance model to connect lenders with high-achieving students in developing nations.
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MILK + BOOKIES teaches young ones about both literacy and philanthropy. Kids donate to other kids through book-themed parties, class projects, and more.