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.
Everything begins with reading. With titles for every age, interest, and language, mags and comics are the most powerful literacy engines on the planet. We get them into hands and homes.
Santa Barbara, CA
Serves: Students from 4th to 12th grade
Needs: Magazines for 36 students year round
Magazines Requested: Any magazines about nature, sports, education, travel, or wildlife
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.