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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.

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Any donations made by check should be payable to Reading Ready Pittsburgh and mailed to:

Reading Ready Pittsburgh

PO Box 81111

Pittsburgh, PA 15217

$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.

Thank you for supporting Pittsburgh's youngest readers!

Thank You! 

22 Raising A Reader


 187 parents receive parenting facts and tips via text messages each month

Over 17,000 used books redistributed

11 libraries built 

Over 1,500 brand new

books gifted 

1,427 children receive a new book monthly and 431 graduated

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