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POP-UP LITERACY – We Need Your Help with a Massive Magazine Sorting Project

MADISONRise Up for Literacy!

Max and Maggie the Literacy Bees“Swarm the stack!” We need your help and lots of help from individuals and groups to sort 15,000 recycled and donated magazines for delivery to children, families, and job trainees for literacy. 

We only have a few weeks to get the job done. Volunteer and help us to spread the word to recruit others.

What: Volunteers and groups are needed to sort magazines for literacy

When: Every weeknight from 6PM to 9PM and Saturday/Sunday during shifts from 10AM and 4PM.

Where: 33 E. Main Street downtown on the Square between Park Bank and Walgreens.

Rise Up for LiteracyMagazineLiteracy.org gets new and recycled magazines to hundreds of thousands of children and families in homeless and domestic violence shelters, mentoring and job training programs, foster care and via food pantries and community literacy programs, here in Madison and nationwide.

Please volunteer and tell your friends and colleagues to contact us too, so we can get these vital materials into the hands of readers.

Thank you.

  • Maryland Correctional Institution–Jessup (MCIJ)

    School or Library
    Jessup, Maryland
    Serving male adults 18-60 years of age. From pre-literacy to varying reading levels.
    Needs magazines for 30 students monthly
    Magazines Requested: Students enjoy nonfiction magazines with lots of pictures and short articles–this would include magazines about animals, geography, science, food, clothing, anything relevant to today’s world. National Geographic for Kids would be wonderful.

  • Gerald J. Ryan Outreach Center, Inc

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    501(c)(3) Charity
    Wyandanch, NY

    Serving the following number of individuals on a monthly basis:
    550 children ages 0-17
    630 adults ages 18-59
    35 seniors ages 60+

    Magazines Requested: Magazines for a wide age range of readers on topics such as cooking, women’s health, automobiles, teen trends, kids magazines etc.

  • Bright Minds Nursery: Pre & Kindergarten School

    School or Library
    Lucea, Hanover, Jamaica
    Serving 48 females (ages 2-6yrs) and 35 males (ages 2-6 yrs)
    Magazines Requested: Letters, Numbers, Colors, Shapes, Spanish/ English, Mathematics etc..

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