MagazineLiteracy.org

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It feels good to share the magazines and comics you love and they are very much appreciated and enjoyed.  Here is a sample email you can send to your colleagues to collect and recycle magazines to new readers.

Magazines and comics are great – we love to get them and read them. Please join me in recycling “gently read” magazines and comics to new readers – homeless families… moms and kids in domestic violence shelters… foster kids… via food pantries, youth mentoring, and job training programs… etc.

I’ve set up a collection box for any magazines or comics you’d like to share. They should be in good condition, with no cut or torn covers or pages, or moisture damage. Don’t worry about mailing labels – We’ll remove or mark them out with a permanent marker, and then cover up the spot with a clean gift label.

Any magazines that a child or adult would enjoy are needed. Kids magazines are especially needed.

Thanks for helping to feed families hungry to read.

Magazine Harvest

Learn more about how to collect, sort, and deliver clean, gently read magazines with no torn or cut covers or pages to kids and families in shelters and other literacy programs.

Find sample posters and other guides here.

Then ship the magazines to us. Contact us to let us know if you are shipping by USPS, UPS, or FedEx, so we can send you our Best receiving address.

USPS flat rate medium boxes are the most economical for shipping. Media or Library mail rates cannot be used to ship magazines.

We are trying to improve our local team capabilities. We are an all volunteer effort. Please share this with anyone who might be interested:

How you can help in your community.

Raise funds or donate now to support us – 100% of funds received supports literacy.

Contact us if you have any questions.

Thank you for your generous support.

  • Adult Literacy Plus Of Southwest Arizona

    501(c)(3) Charity, School or Library, Adult Education, GED
    Yuma, AZ
    Serving a minimum of 150 students a month ranging in ages from 16 to 70 years old. Reading levels range from third grade to first-year college levels. However, the most common age of students is between 19 and 35.
    Needs: Approximately 150 magazines per month
    Magazines Requested: Magazines showing places, people, and animals around the world. Any magazines about hobbies or sports. Magazines that open students’ eyes to the world around them.

  • Loogootee Elementary

    School
    Loogootee, IN
    Serving male and female students from kindergarten to third grade.
    Needs: Enough magazines for 1-20 low level readers and 1-20 medium level readers from the months of August through June.

  • Rocking the Boat

    501(c)(3) charity
    Bronx, NY
    Serving roughly 75 boys and girls (high school)
    Magazines Requested: Wooden Boat magazine, Fine Woodworking, Sail, National Geographic

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