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.
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.
Mentoring, Job Training, and Education
100 people age 50 and older and 50 people age 21-40
Ewing, NJ, USA
Needs: 180 Magazines
Magazines Requested: culinary skills magazines (30), home magazines (30), computer magazines (30), learning magazines (30), and entertainment magazines (50)