Invest in education
We are on track to reach 10 million children by the year 2015, and you can help us get there. In a world with 793 million illiterate people—2/3 of whom are women and girls—the time to act is now.
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Start your own campaign
Run a marathon, have a bake sale, grow a beard or give up your birthday! Do good while having fun by starting your own campaign to raise money for a school, a library or years of girls' education.
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Take our mission local
Thousands of volunteers, hundreds of student groups and countless passionate supporters worldwide make our work possible. Everyone has a role to play in ensuring that all children have the chance to pursue a quality education, and no matter where you live, we can help you do just that.
More than 50 chapters around the globe help raise funds for our work and act as ambassadors for the organization in their communities.
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From Girl Scouts to graduate students, teams from more than 600 schools have signed on to change the world through Students Helping Students.
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Attend a Room to Read event to learn more about our work and meet other passionate world-changers. From wine tasting to book swaps, there is something for everyone!
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Make your workplace a force for good. Companies of all shapes and sizes help us do more by donating goods and services, partnering to spread the word and encouraging their employees to give back.
From financial institutions to technology start-ups, our institutional partners are essential in fueling Room to Read's innovation and growth.
Help us keep costs low by donating goods such as books, construction materials, software, hotel stays or airfare.
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Promotional partners introduce Room to Read to new audiences through creative marketing initiatives or by donating a portion of their proceeds.
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Amplify your impact by participating in your company's employee donation matching program.
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Less than 2% of nonprofits have received seven consecutive Charity Navigator four star ratings. Our transparency and accountability place us among the best charities. See for yourself.
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See our work
Documentary filmmakers travel to Room to Read projects across Asia and Africa to tell the stories of children who are benefitting from our programs.
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You can change the world
Send a girl to school, start a library, or build new classrooms. We can help you run your own fundraising campaign with your friends and family, complete with your own microsite to collect gifts and track your progress.
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