Books Between Kids is proud to collaborate with community organizations providing literacy programming to children in Harris County or schools where Books Between Kids doesn’t hold a traditional book celebration.
Interested in becoming a partner?
Approval is subject to availability. Books distributed must go home with the children your organization serves.
We distributed more than 78,000 books through these partners during the 2020-21 school year.
Amigos Por Vida | Provided books for “I Love Books” Day
Avenue CDC | Provided books for Avenue CDC residents
Braeburn Elementary School | Provided books for families who sustained water damaged during the Winter Storm
Birthday Bash Box| Provided new books to be used as presents for children at Forester Elementary
Kids’ Cafe / Books for Better Lives | Provided four books for each participant over the course of the summer. This program is a collaboration between the Houston Food Bank, The Houston Public Library System, and Books Between Kids to provide food and educational programming to over 90 sites throughout the greater Houston area.
Christian Community Service Center Food Pantry | Provided books monthly for distribution to families served at their Gethsemane Food Pantry
Create the Culture | Provided books for their Culture Reads Literature reading program designed to help increase literacy skills for children enrolled in their programs
ECHOS – Epiphany Community Health Outreach Services | Provided books to those who visited the food pantry
Etoile Academy Charter School | Provided young adult books to students over the summer
Eyes on Me | Provided books to encourage children to attend reading, tutoring, and read-aloud events
Furlough Kitchen – St. Stephen’s UMC | Provided books as part of their food distribution event
Harris County Housing Authority | Provided books to young adults in their teen programs
Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo| Provided books for their Lending Libraries for students showing their animals
Houston Texans YMCA | Provided books for their drive-thru holiday party
Iota Phi Lambda Sorority | Provided books to students served through the philanthropy of this national business and professional women’s organization
Junior League of Houston | Provided books for their “Super” Market community distribution events
Kids’ Meals | Distributed preschool books to drivers to give out on their routes as they provide healthy meals to children facing food insecurity
Killough Middle Schools (Alief ISD) | Provided books to middle school students for their summer reading program
Literacy Now | Provided books to give away to children in their literacy programs
Little Free Library | Provided books to Little Free Libraries that serve Houston communities
Major Elementary School | Provided books through a campus Leveled Literacy Initiative
Mission BEAR | Provided books to this organization that serves Fort Bend students in need
Mission of Yahweh | Provided books to children participating in programs of this non-profit focused on ending the cycle of homelessness and dependency
Neighborhood Schools | Provided books for back-to-school registration events for Eastex Jensen Classical Academy and Westchase Classical Academy
Paige Elementary School | Provided books to be distributed through their Wraparound Services Specialist to children identified as reading below grade level
Portfolio Resident Services | Provided books to their “Good Neighbor Program” whose mission is to provide quality social assistance to residents of affordable housing communities
Ronald McDonald House Charities | Provided Spanish books to distribute to children receiving medical and dental care through their Ronald McDonald Care Mobile
Sanctuaries of Learning HISD | Provided books for the end of summer celebration
SEARCH – House of Tiny Treasures | Provided books for special events throughout the year for this organization dedicated to serving children and families who are homeless or living in deep poverty
Sheldon Early Learning Center | Provided books for their Family Literacy Night
The Hay Center | Provided books for their holiday party
Volunteer Houston | Provided books to distribute at a city-wide volunteer day at Dogan Elementary