According to research by the Building Alliance for Early Learning, in low income neighborhoods, the ratio of books to children is one book for every 300 children, compared to 13 books per child in middle income neighborhoods. Furthermore, 21% of children have 10 or fewer books in the home while 2% have no books at all.

Through all of our St. Lucie Reads partners we are working to get books into the homes of struggling readers. If you have gently used children's books or would like to make a tax-deductible monetary donation to purchase books, please contact us using the form below.