Why donate


Bound to Be…   is unique in that we collect gently used children's books and make them available for children - likely with the greatest need - at locations where their families frequent. Your donations are direct in that they become something that is given to her to keep and call her very own at no charge. 


"A 2013 National Assessment of Education Progress test found that 65 percent of fourth graders read at a "below proficient" level. According to the nonprofit Reading Is Fundamental, one of the best ways to develop children's literacy is to encourage kids to read at home. The problem? Two-thirds of children living in poverty in the U.S. have no books at home." - Huffington Post