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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.

  • Crittenton Women’s Union

    501(c)(3) Charity
    Boston, MA
    Serving Mothers from age 19-40 and children from infant to 5 years old. Most of the children are between 1 and 2.5 years of age.
    Needs: New or recycled magazines for 58 mother and 52 children.
    Magazines Requested: Magazines appropriate for children and toddlers. Magazines about nature, fashion, beauty, exercise. African American specific and Latina specific magazines. Any general women’s interest magazines.

  • Henderson Middle School

    School or Library
    Students Grades 6-8
    Richmond, VA USA
    Needs: 75 Magazines
    Magazines Requested Oprah, Ebony, Cobblestone, Highlights, Cricket, Calliope, OWL, Sports Illustrated, Sports Illustrated for Kids, National Geographic for Kids, Kids Discover, ASK, Ranger Rick, Zoobooks, Dig, Boys Life, Teen Magazines and Music Related Titles.

  • Nunavut Inuit Families

    Education Program
    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.

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