Every single contribution makes an enormous difference to us— we hope you will recognize this successful model and support the future of our community’s children. Thanks to you, Reading Ready Pittsburgh can help hundreds of families develop, practice, and sustain the home literacy habits that are proven to help ensure children’s are ready to thrive in Kindergarten.  

Help us fill children's book shelves. 

Thank You! 

20Raising A Reader


 Over 18,000 

messages sent 

Over 11,000 used books redistributed

10 libraries built 

Over 1,500 brand new

books gifted 

1297 children receiving a new book monthly and 292 graduates.

Donations can also be made by check, payable to Reading Ready Pittsburgh

Reading Ready Pittsburgh

 PO Box 81111

Pittsburgh, PA 15217

$25 supports one child for one year of Dolly Parton's Imagination Library 

$100 enables us to buy new blue library bags for an entire classroom, introducing 20 families to a source of books for years to come.


$110 enables us to purchase a new initial bookbag for one child and family


$250 covers a whole “refresher” set for a classroom: new books, bags, and blue library bags


$2,500 buys new Raising A Reader materials for an entire preschool classroom—a gift that will serve them for years to come.

Reading Ready Pittsburgh also accepts donations of gently used children's books

Thank you for supporting Pittsburgh's youngest readers!