We encouraged and trained several organizations how to do fundraisers, remote book drives and book donations to benefit The Book Truck which serves homeless and foster youth in Los Angeles. More than 1500 books, 150 volunteers and $1000 dollars donated since March 2020. Each donated book is given to a teen.
We are always collecting books for Para Los Ninos and have distributed more than 3000 books for them since July 2020. Para Los Ninos is located in Los Angeles and educates more than 400 children living poverty in the Los Angeles area. The donated books were used for the lending library and also for home libraries.
We provided more than 300 age-appropriate books to this organization that provides tutoring to homeless students in Los Angeles. The donated books were used for the lending library. June 2020. School on Wheels needs tutors.
We ran a safer at home Spanish language book drive during the pandemic that direct shipped books to this organization serving orphans in Mexico. June 2020. Along with LAX Aquarium, we made another shipment in January 2021. CdV
We helped Neighbor 2 Neighbor develop a social media strategy, create marketing materials, engage volunteers, and leverage technology. Located in Chicago with the goal of replacing guns with books. July and ongoing
We supported businesses, alumni associatios and clubs in creating Black Authors Matter Book Drives to celebrate Juneteenth. Organizations were looking for meaningful ways to stand behind the black community. Black Authors Matters supports black authors and brings their stories to a broader audience. June 2020
We collected, sorted and donated 2000 books to this Los Angeles based organization. Donated books were distributed to families when they pick up food. July, August, October 2020
We leveraged our social media fundraising guide to collect backpacks and school supplies to distribute to homeless youth. July 2020. San Fernando Valley Rescue Mission.
Ryland collected more than 675 books for Children's Book Project. Children's Book Project is one of the few nonprofits in San Francisco still providing free books to children during the pandemic to promote literacy. September 2020
We donated more than 3000 books to Braddock Drive's lending library. The school has 478 students and many are English learners and struggle with literacy. October 2020
We are collecting books for Watts Learning Center. This school is dedicated to improving the quality of education in South Los Angeles. We have already donated approximately 1000 books to WLC. Our goal is to donate more than 3000 books.
In partnership with a book drive at NDHS, Bookworm Global donated approximately 4000 books to Crete Academy. Crete Academy is a school for children living in poverty. October 2020
We collected high interest books for middle schoolers who attend the middle school at Watts Learning Center.
ICEF (Inner City Education Foundation) is a charter school in Inglewood, CA focusing on raising African-American achievement and closing the achievement gap. We donated over 7000 books on Giving Tuesday so that each student could take home a book.
We donated more than 3000 books to this school on December 8th, 2020. ICEF Vista Academy.
Family Violence Project (JFSLA), a shelter in Sherman Oaks, CA, provides counseling and supportive services to people experiencing domestic violence.
We devised a plan and created how-to guides to enable more than 100 volunteers to donate books to homeless children during the pandemic. Donated more than 150 books. NCL LA also helped us individually wrap books to be given away as Christmas gifts to children who have never owned a book.
We work with Girl Scout troops to do no contact book drives. Troops can use book drives as Take Action projects. This is a funny throwback image from when I was a young Girl Scout.
We recruited and trained volunteers for Neighbor2Neighbor. We also helped with social media and fundraising strategies.
We trained Boy Scout troops to do no contact book drives. Boy Scout Troops have collected more than 3000 books for Bookworm Global.
We trained the basketball club founder and administrator how to do online fundraising and a social media book drive to celebrate Juneteenth. June 2020
National League of Young Men leveraged our how-to guides to enable volunteers in the San Fernando Valley chapter to donate books to The Book Truck which served homeless children. This organization donated more than 550 books that were directly shipped to The Book Truck. June 2020
LAX Aquarium did a book drive for us in December 2020. They used proceeds from their fundraiser to buy Spanish language books from Usborne Books. These books were donated to Corazon de Vida in Mexico. We so appreciate their support.
Noa has collected and donated thousands of books. she has also helped train others and is always willing to step up to help promote literacy.
Collecting books is a family affair. Noa and Adar tirelessly collect and sort books.
Noa and Alana dropped thousands of books to Braddock Drive Elementary. The books were distributed to students for home libraries.
These schools suffer from a lack of educational resources. Most are Title 1 schools in the Los Angeles Unified School District, that have faced decades of disadvantage. They have many English learners and students struggling with literacy. A large percentage of the students live in poverty; many living in housing projects that are the center for gang activity.