Did you know that many children in Greater Hartford's lower-income neighborhoods don't own a single book to call their own?
It's true - but we can change that.
This holiday season, share the joy and wonder of books with an at-risk student by donating to our Holiday Book Drive, which runs from November 26 through December 21, 2018.
All book donations are given to at-risk students at Children’s Reading Partner’s participating schools and partner organizations. Donated books should be:
We cannot accept:
Bring your books to the following dropoff locations. Please call ahead for hours.
Give online at bit.ly/GHBookDrive2018. 100% of contributions are used to buy new books for students to read, keep and love.
In 2017, more than 3,000 new and used books were collected and more than $1,100 was donated online. With your help, we can do even more this year to help students in need!
Call Bennett Forrest at 860.977.3176.