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The Story

Reading Heart is a nonprofit, 501(c)(3) book donation program dedicated to serving children in hospitals and children in areas with limited access to books. Danay started Reading Heart at the age of eight because she wanted to share her passion for reading and the joy of escaping in a good book with other children. An avid book reader and advocate for education, Danay wants to spread the joy of reading and improve literacy not only in our community but also across the country.

"I was actually thinking about people who were less fortunate and people in hospitals because they get bored," says Danay. "Our donations can help kids in hospitals and the less fortunate."

Book Tour

We are ready to pack up our custom mobile library and travel to elementary schools across Central Valley.

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Donate Books

Have any new or gently loved books laying around? We would LOVE to take them off your hands and pass them along.

Donate Books

Volunteer

Join the team! We need great people like you who want to help Reading Heart share our love of books.

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Book Bank

We are working on opening a 6k sq. foot book bank where kids of all ages are encouraged to "Take a book, Leave a Book".

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Current Projects

Reading Shelves

To fulfill our goal of helping hospitalized children have free books to read, we have created the Reading Shelves Program. These easy to sanitize, portable reading shelves will be placed in easy access locations throughout hospitals and stocked with free books.

Therapy Dog

Get ready to meet our newest Reading Heart member,  Peanut The Reading Heart Therapy Dog.

QR Code Program

A highly classified operation to get books to every child. By reading this, you are now a part of this TOP SECRET  mission. Code word - QR Program

Reading Van

Our Reading van is  painted and ready to get wrapped with our logo. Soon we will be showing off her new look.

Books for a Year

For only $20 a year we can give 1 child, 1 new book every month for an entire year. Sponsor a child today, contact us!

Confetti Machine

Who doesn't love confetti!? We are looking for maximum distance and projection to take this to schools... but could use a little TLC on our machine. Know anyone who can help us? We promise to test it out on you!!

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