Teachers Holding Books at Fundraising Event

Five Great Ways to Find Funding for Books and More

Posted in: For Educators

This guest post was written by Haley Brown, a First Book marketing and Communications Intern. She is currently an undergraduate student at The George Washington University in Washington, D.C.  We know that many First Book members often buy books using money from their own pockets. Others have budgets that just... Read more

Kids Need Books Of All Kinds

Posted in: Impact Stories

Thanks to Jarrett Lerner, author and illustrator, and supporters like you, thousands of kids in low-income communities across the country are receiving new books and resources from First Book. Lerner is encouraging all to wear their hearts on their sleeves, with a custom designed T-shirt that features the phrase, “Kids... Read more

How To Fundraise For Books & Resources With First Book

Posted in: For Educators

Fundraising is an essential part of any school or community in order to better support and expand its membership. This will require planning, support, and input from your school/program community. Whether you opt for a bake sale, selling concessions during a school event or something more creative, there are plenty... Read more

image of an educator reading to two kids from a picture book. There is text that says, 'Matching Challenge: Be a Champion for Educators! Your gift by May 31 can go twice as far to provide new, high-quality books and other resources educators need to help students unlock their full potential.' There is a red button in the bottom, right corner that says, 'I'll give now'.