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Recycle Magazines for Literacy

Thanks to your generous support, we are temporarily at capacity for incoming magazines, except that 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. 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.

Volunteer in your community, workplace, school, or even at home.

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.

Literacy programs can get magazines here.

Thank you!

  • 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.

  • Wave City Care: Shine Program

    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

  • CHEFS Homeless Job Training

    Homeless, Job Training
    40 men and women
    San Francisco, CA USA
    Needs: 40 Magazines
    Magazines Requested: Food Network magazine

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