Help children get ahead with a strong education.


Preferred Providers

📚 Open Books

📍West Loop

⚡ Open Books is a nonprofit social venture that provides literacy experiences for tens of thousands of readers each year through inspiring programs and the creative capitalization of books. Through their literacy programs, they transform students’ reading and writing skills through experienced educators who deliver innovative instruction, passionate volunteers who serve as positive role models and provide enthusiastic support, safe learning environments for practice, exploration, and social-emotional growth, and access to high-quality books and tailored curricula.

👐Learn more about the volunteer opportunities 👉 here.

📚 826 Chi

📍 East Village

⚡Volunteers make the work of 826 Chi possible and help them reach over 3,000 students in Chicago each year. Volunteers lead original workshops, design covers for chapbooks of student writing, provide homework support, and serve as lead agents in our storefront. Whether you are looking to volunteer once a week, once a month, or once a semester, they are thrilled to have your support whenever you can offer it.

👐Learn more about the volunteer opportunities 👉 here.

📚 Bernie's Book Bank

📍Lake Bluff

⚡ Bernie’s Book Bank sources, processes and distributes quality new and gently used children’s books to significantly increase book ownership among at-risk infants, toddlers and school-age children throughout Chicagoland.

👐Sign your team up to volunteer 👉 here.

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