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You and Your Business or Organization can




by sharing the joy of reading by putting high quality age appropriate books in the hands of young children by supporting our literacy programs: Officer Friendly’s Book Club, Ready to Read Pinellas and Adventures in Totebags.

Donate because...

Early literacy skills are developed through access to age appropriate books and shared reading experiences.

Early years make the difference...by 3 years of age, there is a 30 million word gap between children from the wealthiest and poorest families.

90% of brain growth happens from birth through age of five.

Early childhood programs often lack the materials necessary to provide high-quality early childhood programming.

Book to child ratio:

Middle income
13 books to 1 child
Low income
1 books to 20 children