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Crittenton Women’s Union

Crittenton Women’s Union transforms the course of low-income women’s lives so that they can attain economic independence and create better futures for themselves and their families. We provide direct services, perform in-depth research, and advocate for public policy changes that will support low-income women in their journey to economic self-sufficiency.

We would like to encourage our families to read by encouraging mothers to read magazines to their children, and by giving children magazines that they can read and explore on their own. We also hope that the magazines will help our clients who are learning English or working on their own literacy goals. An advantage of magazines is that they are easily accessible, fun and easy for families to bring with them on public transportation or to have in their rooms. They also prove extremely useful in craft projects and for reference when discussing current events.

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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.

  • New York Foundling

    Foster Care
    18 boys and 24 girls
    New York, NY USA
    Needs: 42 Magazines
    Magazines Requested: LUCKY magazine, J-14, Popstar, Teen Voices, Girls Life and Sports related.

  • Bright Minds Nursery: Pre & Kindergarten School

    School or Library
    Lucea, Hanover, Jamaica
    Serving 48 females (ages 2-6yrs) and 35 males (ages 2-6 yrs)
    Magazines Requested: Letters, Numbers, Colors, Shapes, Spanish/ English, Mathematics etc..

  • Mile High Youth Corps

    501(c)(3) charity
    Education
    Needs: 30 to 100 magazines
    Magazines Requested:
    For Corps members to read to their children: -Kids -Kids Discover -Sports Illustrated Kids -Humpty Dumpty -Hop scotch for Girls -Chick-a-dee -Highlights -Hello -Turtle -Yum for Kids.
    For Corps members to read on their own: -Readers Digest -National Geographic -Sports Illustrated -Make -Men’s Health -Ebony -Kiplinger -Self -O -The New Yorker -Wired

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