ways to give

Thank you for choosing to support Raising A Reader!

Raising A Reader is a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit corporation. Donations are tax-deductible. Tax-ID 94-339-0149

To give by mail, please make checks payable to Raising A Reader and mail to 489 Valley Way, Milpitas, CA 95035.

Or, give now and make a secure online donation!

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Employer Matching Gifts

You can double your donation to Raising A Reader if your employer has a matching gift program. Find out here or request a form from your employer and mail with your check to our headquarters at 489 Valley Way, Milpitas, CA 95035.


Celebrate and honor loved ones in a meaningful way. Make a gift on their behalf. They will be acknowledged and you will receive a record of your tax-deductible gift. On the donation page, make your gift a tribute.

Planned Giving

When you name Raising A Reader as a beneficiary to your estate or retirement plan, or start a charitable IRA rollover, you are creating a meaningful legacy committed to early childhood literacy for all. Please contact donate@raisingareader.org to learn more.

Combined federal Campaign

Are you a federal employee? You can support Raising A Reader through your annual workplace charity campaign. Our Combined Federal Campaign (CFC) number is:

#  49179



Thanks to GlobalGiving, Raising A Reader has been connected to hundreds of new donors and companies who care about education. Help us reach our campaign goal and visit us at GlobalGiving!


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