MagazineLiteracy.org

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MagazineLiteracy.org in a nutshell

MagazineLiteracy.org is the first and only global, industry-wide literacy campaign for at-risk readers.

Illiteracy is a root cause of poverty.

Freedom and prosperity depend on literacy.

Children unable to read cannot do well in any school subject. Adults unable to read were once children who didn’t learn how.

With titles for every reading level and interest, magazines and comics are especially powerful literacy resources.

MagazineLiteracy.org gets new and recycled magazines and comics to literacy programs for at-risk children, teens, and adults via the MagPower Literacy Marketplace, where:

  1. Literacy Programs register and define their literacy goals and needs by reader, topic or title, quantity and frequency – then create literacy wish lists, and order new and recycled magazines and comics for their readers.
  2. Magazine SuppliersVolunteers, consumers, and publishers supply recycled and new magazines and comics to match Literacy wish lists.
  3. Literacy Funders – individuals, groups, and businesses donate funds to get new and recycled magazines and comics from Magazine Suppliers to Literacy Programs for delivery to at risk-readers.

100% of funds donated by Literacy Funders is used to delivery new and recycled magazines and comics to Literacy Programs for at-risk readers.

Highly leveraged, lean operations are funded by industry angels and private donors.

MagazineLiteracy.org is a 501(c)(3) charity.

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  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Santa Barbara School of Squash (SBSOS)

    501(c)(3) charity
    Santa Barbara, CA
    Serves: Students from 4th to 12th grade
    Needs: Magazines for 36 students year round
    Magazines Requested: Any magazines about nature, sports, education, travel, or wildlife

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