Take Action with First Book

We are a community that believes education is the way out of poverty for kids in need. Your actions can transform lives.

Together we have provided more than 175 million high-quality books, educational resources and other essentials to children from low-income families.

Yet millions of kids still need our help.

Give books and resources to kids in need to help them grow and thrive. Make a single gift or sustain your impact by giving monthly.
Corporations, nonprofits, school districts, foundations and impact investors from across the country are coming together to help local communities break the cycle of poverty through education.
Join Team First Book
Passionate champions raise funds to provide books and resources in their communities. Support an existing Team First Book or create your own.
You have the power to change a child's life. Start a fundraiser. Engage friends and family. Make a difference for kids in need.
Authors & Illustrators In Action
In addition to their creative contributions, authors and illustrators support First Book by raising awareness and funds.
Sustain Your Impact
Give books and resources to a child in need to help them grow and thrive. Sustain your impact with a monthly gift.
Other Ways To Give

There are many ways to give to First Book such as donor advised funds, estate bequests, in-kind gifts, international gifts, stock gifts, and more. Learn more here

Contact us at feedback@firstbook.org.


Your Impact
Thanks to your donations and partnership, we are able to reach millions of children in need and the educators who serve them.

We have distributed more than 170 million books and resources in 30 countries. We currently reach an average of 3 million children every year, and serve more than one out of every four classrooms and programs in need.

Video generously funded by C&S Wholesale Grocers.
There would be no books for Davis County children without First Book.

— Stephanie, District Food Service Manager | Davis County, Iowa