Thank You! 

20 Raising 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.

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.

Donations through Paypal: 


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 

$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 gently used picture books and board books.

Thank you for supporting Pittsburgh's youngest readers!