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Magazine Publishers Family Literacy Project

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You can help literacy end poverty and change lives for good. We need your help sorting and delivering reading materials to local literacy programs about once or twice a month.

We currently meet at the New Albany branch of the Columbus Library.

MagLiteracy.org gets new and recycled magazines and comics to at-risk readers via food pantries, homeless and domestic abuse shelters, youth mentoring, job training, foster care programs, juvenile detention centers, and prison reading programs.

We make deliveries to literacy programs throughout the Columbus area, including the following counties: Franklin, Licking, Fairfield, Pickaway, Madison, Union, and Delaware.

Learn more about our literacy program here:

https://magliteracy.org/blog

http://facebook.com/magazineliteracy

Thank you!

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About Magazine Publishers Family Literacy Project

Location:

PO Box 220, Granville, OH 43023, US

Mission Statement

You can help literacy end poverty. With titles for every reading age, interest, and language, magazines and comics are the most powerful literacy engines on the planet. Illiteracy and poverty hurt everyone. UNICEF reports that 1 Billion children live in poverty, worldwide. Reading Is Fundamental (RIF) says two-thirds of U.S. poor (12 million+) have zero books at home. Research shows that poor infants hear 30 million fewer words when their brains are developing for life. Adults unable to read were once children who didn't learn how. MagazineLiteracy.org has an enormous supply of magazines and comics for literacy to end poverty. Thank you for your help to get them into the hands of eager at-risk readers.

Description

MagazineLiteracy.org gets new and recycled magazines to at-risk children and families who want to learn and love to read. Our primary focus areas are mentoring and job training, readers in homeless and domestic violence shelters, hungry families receiving groceries from food pantries, and foster kids. Too many people can't read - a cereal box, a job description, or this web page. Illiterate adults were once children who missed their chance to learn to read. A child who cannot read is unable to do well in any school subject. We help feed kids, teens, and adults hungry to read and succeed. Join with us to change the world - one reader at a time! Volunteer today! Thank you.

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

200 Market St.New Albany, OH 43054

(40.08198,-82.81493)
 

SKILLS

  • Inventory Management
  • Delivery
  • Literacy / Reading
  • Youth Services
  • Elder care
  • Transportation

GOOD FOR

  • Teens
  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

  • Driver's License Needed
  • We meet once or twice a month to sort reading materials and to package them up for deliveries.

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