850+ children enrolled in Raising a Reader between
272 parents receive parenting facts and tips via text messages each month
Over 28,500+ used books redistributed
12 libraries built
Over 1,500 brand new
1,923 children receive a new book each month and 810 graduated
Help us fill children's book shelves!
Every contribution makes an enormous difference to us. Thanks to donors like you, Reading Ready Pittsburgh can help hundreds of families develop, practice, and sustain home literacy habits to ensure all children thrive.
$25 supports one child for one year of Dolly Parton's Imagination Library
$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 gently used picture books and board books.