Send used books to deployed soldiers
A great way to honor and support our troops is to donate your used books to Books for Soldiers. This non-profit allows users to sign into a database and receive book requests from individual soldiers. Mail-call days are some of the most highly anticipated events for deployed soldiers, so you can really brighten a troop’s day with your literary gift. Since all military packages must be requested (due to legal regulations), Books for Soldiers is a great way to keep soldiers reading without compromising anyone’s safety. (Don’t miss these ways to read books online for free.)
Help prisoners get an education
Books for Prisoners is a non-profit student organization based at the University of California, San Diego. This incredible program donates books and resources to inmates from all over the country. Individual inmates write to the organization, often requesting specific books, dictionaries, and textbooks for their studies. Books for Prisoners, in turn, sends the requested materials in the hopes of furthering their education and helping to turn their lives around. Education is key to a better life for inmates, and you can help make their goals a reality by donating your used books.