Who can participate?
Any volunteer who is interested in getting books into the hands of children within Milwaukee and Waukesha County!
Do I need to sign-up every year or am I automatically registered?
You will need to opt into the program each year through a monetary donation.
Who receives the books?
We work with United Way partner agencies to manage this program and ensure that every child who is signed up receives books.
This year we have 7 local nonprofits participating. They are the following:
- Big Brother Big Sisters Milwaukee
- Boys and Girls Clubs of Greater Milwaukee
- La Casa de Esperanza
- Meta House (new in 2021)
- Penfield Children's Center
- United Community Center
When do students receive the books?
Book will be delivered to 7 nonprofits throughout the 2021-2022 school year in December and April.
Where are you buying the books?
United Way will work with locally owned and operated bookstores to purchase the books on your behalf. For the 2021-2022 school year, books will be purchased through Martha Merrell’s Bookstore, a locally owned, Waukesha based small business.