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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"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.
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Why $42.195K... because that is the exact distance I plan to run... BLINDFOLDED!!! You can read more about my Epic run in the news: Swellesley Report / ESPN Boston / Utica OD. This isn't a 'stunt'... the fundraising amount is BIG but so is the Challenge... even bigger ...
National Braille Press
Whether wizard or muggle, you, too, can fight the Dark Arts. Join the HARRY POTTER ALLIANCE!
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"Whether wizard or muggle, you, too, can fight the Dark Arts. Join the HARRY POTTER ALLIANCE!"
YA authors with a cause. "YA Authors who Give Back, From John Green to Ellen Hopkins" on School Library Journal
Goodreads Voice: The Harry Potter Alliance: Accio Books!
The Harry Potter Alliance: Accio Books!
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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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. I pinned this from GOODREADS.COM. I love that site!!!!
Raising A Reader
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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Military Dads. Happy Father's Day!
Goodreads Voice: United Through Reading. "Members of the armed services can read to their children with a little help from the nonprofit United Through Reading. Deployed soldiers separated from their families rely on the organization to send video recordings back and forth..."
Big AMEN!! #HappyFathersDay
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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Volunteering in a slum village
Desh Bhagat University offers number of courses for the academic session 2013,faculty and attempt to offer best academic environment for teaching and research,Universities Near Chandigarh,Applicants who want to apply Visit here.
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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Goodreads Voice: National Novel Writing Months Young Writers Program
National Novel Writing Month's Young Writers Program
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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Australia's Biggest Book Fair
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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Can E-Readers Play a Role in Global Literacy & Development?
Let's Help Worldreader and Barça Send One Million E-books
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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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. Maybe something to do with some of our old books?
Goodreads Voice: International Book Project
International Book Project
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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Book People Unite video, by Reading Is Fundamental and the Ad Council
Book People Unite! Join RIF - Reading Is Fundamental and help raise awareness and funds for children's literacy,
Adorable short video from the Reading is Fundamental folks over at BookPeopleUnite.org. Features well-known & beloved children's book characters. Too cute!
Reading Is Fundamental has brought together some of our most beloved literary characters to rally people behind the Book People Unite movement and help get books in the hands of kids who need them the most. Join the movement at bookpeopleunite.org
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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Developmental Milestones for 12-24 Months Continued
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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donate used books to rural African libraries. www.africanlibraryproject.org
The Great Dr. Seuss, spreading the joy of reading. :) (Pic of the African Library Project, by Goodreads.)
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. We should think about this for a fundraising goal
kids in Lesotho enjoy their books from the African Library Project
Goodreads Voice: African Library Project
African Library Project
Focusing on children from low-income communities, READING PARTNERS funnels struggling readers into free tutoring programs that offer one-on-one instruction.
Via Do Good with Goodreads on children from low-income communities, READING PARTNERS funnels struggling readers into free tutoring programs that offer one-on-one instruction.
THE INTERNATIONAL DYSLEXIA ASSOCIATION funds research and advocates for people with dyslexia, the world's most common language-based learning disability.
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The International Dyslexia Association
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.