“Our Mission is to help children realize the magical awesomeness of reading!”
Over 150,000 Books Donated
Project Appalachia, Appalachia, West Virginia (approximately 3000 books)
Haitian Educational Initiatives, Jacmel Haiti (approximately 50 French language books)
Sithembele Matiso High School, Nyanga, Cape Town, South Africa (approximately 700 upper level textbooks)
Honduras Outreach, Honduras (approximately 50 Spanish language books)
St. Rose Elementary School, Newtown, Connecticut (100 teddy bear and poetry book gift bags for healing in the wake of the Newtown shooting, helped start a book drive at the school that collected approximately 1000 books for Project Appalachia)
US Africa Children’s Fellowship, Zimbabwe (approximately 7,500 children’s books)
Department of Children and Families, Bridgeport Connecticut (60 picture books and child care books)
In addition to these donations, the Wonderland BookSavers campaigned to restore $350,000 worth of funding to Pequot Library in Southport Connecticut. We spoke at a protest rally, put signs around our neighborhood, created a film, and spoke at the town meeting. Funding was restored.
Dunbar School, Bridgeport, Connecticut (approximately 300 books)
Barnum School Bridgeport, Connecticut (approximately 300 books)
Literacy Program, Bridgeport Public Library (approximately 200 bi-lingual books)
US Africa Children’s Fellowship, Zimbabwe, Uganda, Ghana and South Africa (approximately 25,000 children’s books, 1,500 pairs of shoes, 50 boxes of clothes and countless school supplies)
Many additional donations have been made both domestically and internationally.