Books for Kids Foundation

Rating: 5 stars   12 reviews

Issues: Education

Location: C/O CLAL 440 Park Avenue South, 4th Floor New York NY 10016 USA

Mission: The mission of Books for Kids Foundation is to promote literacy among all children with a special emphasis on low-income and at-risk preschool-aged children. We create libraries, donate books and partner with early childhood literacy programs to develop the critical foundation and skills which young children need to be successful in life.
2010 Top-Rated Nonprofit
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EIN 13-3539811
212-760-2665
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Role: Professional with expertise in this field
Rating: 5 stars  

Being in the education and library field for 16 years it was great to see the work that Books For Kids is doing in the many communities they work in. Restoring and upgrading libraries is their main goal and my company DEMCO is happy to work with them. The staff is extremely professional and dedicated to the growth of libraries and the way they affect children..They are a great organization.

I've personally experienced the results of this organization in...

Helping them set up new libraries in NYC and Tennessee...I've seen the way the children have responded to their efforts. A lot of positive emotion when they enter their new library.

How frequently have you been involved with the organization?

About every month

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2010-8-01

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Rating: 5 stars  

We became involved with Books for Kids Foundation within the last year. They are constantly doing everything possible to change childrens' futures. The centers that they work with have a scarcity of books at their sites and none of them have a library. Books for Kids helps transform a small room into a magical place of learning.

I've personally experienced the results of this organization in...

We were at the ribbon cutting for one of their many centers in Harlem and saw firsthand how well these under-priviledged children responded to their new library.

If I had to make changes to this organization, I would...

It would be beneficial to spread the word to as many potential donors as possible. Promoting literacy to young children is the most important gift to their future success.

What I've enjoyed the most about my experience with this nonprofit is...

Books for kids Foundation has gone over the top to make sure every detail of every project is done with perfection. Their hands on approach helps further brighten these childrens' lives.

The kinds of staff and volunteers that I met were...

Extremely thorough and they go over the top to make sure all of their events are a success.

If this organization had 10 million bucks, it could...

Bring a smile to hundreds of thousands students faces.

Ways to make it better...

I don't see any room for improvement for BFK. They are trult doing everything right!

In my opinion, the biggest challenges facing this organization are...

Not enough funding to help the organization continue to excel at their expertise of changing childrens' futures.

One thing I'd also say is that...

Anything that can be done to increase the funding for this organization will impact thousands of kids' lives.

How frequently have you been involved with the organization?

About every month

When was your last experience with this nonprofit?

2010-9-01

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