Join us to end illiteracy and poverty.

Who We Are

Freedom and prosperity depend on literacy. – a 501(c)(3) charity – is the first and only global, industry-wide literacy campaign for children and families.

End Illiteracy & Poverty

Magazines and comics are the most powerful literacy engines on the planet. gives publishers and consumers a meaningful pipeline for the magazines they love to end illiteracy and poverty, worldwide.

How You Can Help

Donate NowCommit your time, treasure, and talent to spread our literacy work to every corner of the U.S. and globe. Join us.


Our passion is to build an enormous literacy pipeline and to challenge the citizens of the world to fill it with the wonderful magazines we love - to share them with new readers.

  • Gerald J. Ryan Outreach Center, Inc


    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.

  • Wave City Care: Shine Program

    Wave City Care - ColorandBlack - LOGO

    501(c)(3) charity
    Virginia Beach, VA
    Serving: Girls in from grades 5th through 12th
    Needs: 50 magazines per month, year round
    Magazines Requested: Girls teen, Career, National Geographic, Fashion, Home, Family, Women, Seventeen, Redbook, Teen Vogue, Self, Good Housekeeping, Home Journal, Ellle, Homes & Garden

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