Most U.S. poor families have zero books at home – poor infants hear 30 million fewer words – there are 1 million homeless students – 35,000 moms and kids will sleep in a domestic abuse shelter tonight. Millions more readers are waiting, worldwide.
You can help literacy end poverty. Everything begins with reading. With titles for every age, interest, and language, mags and comics are the most powerful literacy engines on the planet.
45 preschool students, 45 adult readers with high school education, and 20 teens
Bridgeton, NJ, USA
Needs: 100 magazines
Magazines Requested: Any magazines geared towards parents, children, families, and education.
1,500 children and adults
Nunavut Territory, Canada
Needs: 250 magazines and comics
National Geographic Little Kids, National Geographic Readers Digest, Sports Illustrated, education and fishing magazines, and comics.