Take Action with First Book

We believe education is a way out of poverty for kids in need. Your actions can transform lives.
Disaster Relief
Help us provide books and basic needs items — first aid kits, personal hygiene items, and other essentials — to hurricane-affected areas.
Impact Funds
Further First Book's impact in areas where it is needed the most.
Join Team First Book
Support a team--or create your own--of passionate champions raising funds to provide books and resources in their communities.
Donate Your Birthday
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
Join the community of authors and illustrators supporting kids in need.
Other Ways to Give
Give through donor advised funds, estate bequests, in-kind gifts, international gifts, stock gifts, and more.
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 175 million books and resources in 30 countries. We currently reach an average of 5 million children every year, and serve one out of every three 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