First Book-Denver Metro is dedicated to getting new books to kids in need, and our focus is here in Colorado. Help us get books to kids by donating online; just $2.50 helps us put a brand new book into a child's hands.
A few facts about us:
- First Book is a nonprofit organization which provides new books to children in need addressing one of the most important factors affecting literacy – access to books.
- First Book has provided more than 100 million brand NEW books to children in need in thousands of communities nationwide.
- The national office is in Washington, D.C. and there are more than 150 local volunteer chapters working in communities like ours throughout the U.S.
- First Book-Denver Metro coordinates with schools, literacy programs, Head Starts, etc. that are already at work serving local families.
- In order to qualify, 70% of the children served must be from low-income families.
- 97% of First Book's funds go directly to putting books into children's hands, earning Charity Navigator's highest rating.