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Become a Member

When you become a member by making an ongoing monthly contribution, you’re giving reliable funding to ensure as many children as possible can be served. Funding that allows us to reach more children through book giveaways, add a greater number of culturally diverse books, and serve more Head Start students in Clackamas County.

 

Become a contributing member by giving $25 or more per month.*

Members receive:

 

10 free books a month

A personal shopping experience each month

Access to pop-up events

The good feeling you get knowing that you’re giving 25 books EVERY MONTH to kids who need them

Make a One-time Donation

Your donation allows us to purchase high-interest, diverse books for children from pre-K through high school. Every dollar you donate provides a book for a child!

Become a Corporate Sponsor

Show your business's commitment to the community by becoming a sponsor!

Attend a Fundraising Event

Whether you shop at our book sales or attend a Dine for Dollars event, you're helping to ensure that kids in Clackamas County get books to enjoy at home.

"Students get so excited when they get to choose a book to keep. Many can't believe that they actually get to keep it, and sometimes ask me several times if they really don't have to return it. The day students choose a book, they want to spend the whole day reading it! I have observed this ownership results in an enjoyment for reading that students may not have otherwise."

Karen Zerzan, Kraxberger Middle School

Donate Books

We accept all books with a few exceptions. New and gently-used children’s books will go directly to kids who need them; books for adults (literature, cookbooks, etc.) will be sold to help fund our mission. Team up with your workplace or service group to host a book drive.

 

Please visit our Donate Books page to learn more.

Volunteer

Come to a cleaning session. Gather some friends or co-workers, and contact us to arrange to have your own, personal cleaning party.

(On hold until further notice.)

Shop

Support children's literacy just by doing your shopping. It costs you nothing and doesn't affect your personal rewards!

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Grant a Wish

Purchase an item from our Amazon Wish List. We regularly need supplies for cleaning books, or you can purchase a new book or two to be given to a child in need.

Other Support

Our donors are key to our mission

Donors in the last 12 months

The Cat in the Hat Level - $1,000+

Alaska Airlines

Gladstone Education Foundation

Rotary Club of Milwaukie

iQ Credit Union

D. Kent Lloyd

Winnie the Pooh Level - $500–999

Roof Masters Inc.

Karen Currier

First Book Portland

Gay Liebert - In memory of Chuck Liebert and Jo Cole

Nancy McAuliffe

Ramona Quimby Level - $250–499

Tawnya Chose
Dawn Colvin
Becky Gradwahl
Michelle Groves, Realtor®, Re/Max Equity Group
Deborah Hanna
Candace Krause
Kroger
Nancy McAvoy

Kat and Michael Milch

Milwaukie-Portland Elks #141
NW Natural
Orlando Perez

Katy Preston

Jason Reed
Linda L. Reed
Tim Sellers - In memory of Janice E. Sellers

Jessica Shults
Marilyn Smelser

Spoke & Word Books

Erika Spooner
Margaret Thornton
Unitarian Universalist Congregation at Willamette Falls
Clarence Williams

The Velveteen Rabbit Level - Up to $249

Anonymous

Bev & Blake Antonio
Nancy Bailey
Sarah Bailey
The Bongiornos - In honor of Amanda and Edy
Tara Bridges
Jan Buse
Louise Carnachan
Alex Chestnutt Van Pelt
Barbara Chilton
Gayle Clason - In honor of Leslie Robinette
Anna Cowen
Thomas Daniels
Ann Detwiler

Havilah & Alan Ferschweiler

Carol Flanagan

Liz Fraticelli

Stacy Garrett

Josh Gintu

Peggy Harris

Kathleen Hovanic

Jennifer Hungerford

Charlotte Iliff

Maureen Jones

Linda & Jack Keesey

Paul Kemp - In memory of Greg Kemp

Patrick Langan

Brenda Loop

William Madsen

Janet McCullough

Jeff Meucci

Erin Mitchell

Bibi Momsen

Oregon City Brewing Co.

National Christian Foundation Northwest

Nicole Orr - In memory of Paula Larios

Carol Palecek
Janet Peschka
Ann Powell
Kraxberger Gearheads Robotics Club
Yvonne Recker

Emily Reed

Jim Remensperger

Elna Mae Robinette - In memory of Kaye C. Robinette

Leslie Robinette

Chris Rose

Caroline Rozzell

Vicki Rutger

Ernie & Jody Santos

Sue Sayers

Patti Schleiger

Brian Shaw

Kim Smith - In memory of Richard E. Daniels

Justin Sooper

Danielle Stamm Thomas

Julie Higgins Stein

Sarah Stowe

Rachel Summer

Gregg & Doris Swanson

Thrivent Financial

Michael Wall

Mary Warren

Max Wedding - In honor of Amanda and Edy

Keith Wilson

Kathy Witkowski

Joan & John Young

*Or make a one-time donation of $300. **Benefits start on the date of donation. Monthly donors receive benefits as long as monthly donations are made. One-time donors receive benefits for one year.

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