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Recycle Magazines for Literacy

Thanks to your generous support. We have a large need for children’s magazines in good condition (no torn or cut covers or pages).

Please complete the form below to tell us about the magazines or comics that you would like to recycle to new readers, so we can keep in touch about our changing needs. Your support and involvement matters and is greatly appreciated. We are growing and need your help to reach more at-risk readers. We 

Recycling the magazines and comics you love to new readers is a meaningful way for consumers and publishers to end illiteracy and poverty, worldwide. With titles for every reading age, interest, and language, magazines and comics are the most powerful literacy engines in the planet. 

We will recycle your clean, gently read magazines and comics to new readers – feeding kids and families hungry to read. Bundles of recycled publications are prepared by local volunteer teams to meet needs sent in by literacy programs, such as food pantries, homeless and domestic violence shelters, youth mentoring and job training programs, foster care, and teachers for at-risk readers.

Please submit this form so that we can contact you about receiving your magazines and comics:

You can volunteer here to help us find literacy needs and to set up a magazine recycling operation in your community.

Please consider these other ways to become a part of our literacy project:

Donate now and organize fundraisers to support delivery of reading materials – 100% of your support is used to deliver magazines and comics to at-risk readers

Literacy programs can get magazines here.

Thank you!

  • 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.

  • Senior Star Adult Medical Daycare

    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)

  • Marymount of Santa Barbara

    School or Library
    Santa Barbara, CA
    Serving male and female students from junior kindergarten through eighth grade (ages 4-13)
    Needs: Magazines for 150 students from September 15 to May 15.
    Magazines Requested: Science, current events, animals, bikes, sports, books, writing, national geographic, track, space and astronomy, aviation week, smithsonian, sports illustrated

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