Raising Money for First Book at Multicultural Children's Book Day

Raising Money for First Book at Multicultural Children’s Book Day

We have some wonderful news about Multicultural Children’s Book Day! We are now a non-profit! This status will help us with our mission to get diversity books into the hands of underserved children.

multicultural children's book day January 27 2015

To help us with this goal, we are partnering with First Book. We will be both helping them to raise money and donating money we raise through our Multicultural Children’s Book Day to donate multicultural books to kids who need them most!

First Book and Multicultural Children's Book Day


About First Book

First Book provides access to new books for children in need. To date, First Book has distributed more than 120 million books and educational resources to programs and schools serving children from low-income families throughout the United States and Canada. 

If you teach underserved kids, here’s how you can get books from First Book:

Our Virtual Book Drive for First Book

As part of the Multicultural Children’s Book Day, we will be offering the chance for readers and supporters to participate in a Virtual Book Drive with First Book’s Virtual Book Drive program to help us get multicultural children’s books into the hands of deserving readers.First Book


Click here to donate!

First Book Virtual Book Drive for Multicultural Children's Book Day

Diane Sawyer at ABC World News Piece on First Books:

Thank you so much for your support!

Raising Money for First Book at Multicultural Children's Book Day


p.s. Related Posts:

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By Mia Wenjen, PragmaticMom


  1. Giora

    Seems like a great program. Good luck.

  2. That’s wonderful news! What a great initiative.
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  3. As someone who is surrounded by books at home, I cannot imagine a life without them. They are such a huge resource and comfort to me and my children. This program sounds incredible!
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  4. Congratulations on becoming a non-profit! First Book sounds like a fantastic program. I can’t imagine growing up without books.
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