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REadingADvantage, Inc.

Changing a generation - one child, one book at a time

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We Need Your Help!

REading ADvantage, Inc. is committed to see that all children, regardless of their economic situation, have access to an ongoing supply of new books. Children with books in their homes can achieve more in school and in life. With the help of our dedicated volunteers, we have provided thousands of books to children in Contra Costa County, California.

Volunteer Opportunities

  • Coordinating Workshop Schedules

  • Developing Resources

  • Distributing Books to Non-profits

  • Fundraising

  • Attending family literacy events

Interested parties may contact our Board President, Deborah Polk,

Partners and Donors

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Amazon.com will donate 0.5% of your eligible Amazon purchases to READ! All you have to do is go to www.smile.amazon.com and select Reading Advantage, Inc. as your charitable organization. We can purchase new children's books for as little as 45 cents, so all of your purchases, no matter how small, will help us provide free children's books to the low-income children in our community.

We are Grateful to our donors:

Half-Price Books


The Lesher Foundation whose goal is "to enhance the quality of life for all residents of Contra Costa County.

We are grateful to the Los Medanos Community Healthcare District for past support.

Wish to donate? You may mail a check:
REadingADvantage, Inc.
1145 Second Street, Suite A, #113
Brentwood, CA 94513

We are a California nonprofit corporation with IRS section 501 (c) (3) public charity tax-exempt status. Our Employer Identification Number for tax deductible contributions is #46-5742269. We are run by a volunteer staff. 100% of your donation supports our mission of free books and literacy workshops for low-income families.

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REadingADvantage, Inc.
Changing a generation - one child, one book at a time.
1145 Second St., Suite A, #113
Brentwood, CA 94513
Phone: (925) 698-0098

Questions about Reading Advantage? E-mail our director, Deborah Polk,
Questions about the web site? E-mail our Web Master,

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Site started: May 8, 2014.
This page updated: June 08, 2022