While materials, books, office supplies and in-kind services are truly appreciated, your financial support will have the most and lasting impact.
What is AmazonSmile?
AmazonSmile is a simple and automatic way for you to support your favorite charitable organization every time you shop, at no cost to you. When you shop at smile.amazon.com, you'll find the exact same low prices, vast selection and convenient shopping experience as Amazon.com, with the added bonus that Amazon will donate a portion of the purchase price to your favorite charitable organization.
How do I shop at AmazonSmile?
To shop at AmazonSmile simply go to smile.amazon.com from the web browser on your computer or mobile device. You may also want to add a bookmark to smile.amazon.com to make it even easier to return and start your shopping at AmazonSmile.
Can I use my existing Amazon.com account on AmazonSmile?
Yes, you use the same account on Amazon.com and AmazonSmile. Your shopping cart, Wish List, wedding or baby registry, and other account settings are also the same. Just be sure when you are online shopping that you see: Supporting: FREEDOM TO READ, INC. at the top of your screen... and that's all there is to it.
Goodshop: Shop at one of our more than 2,800 participating stores (from Amazon to Zazzle) and a percentage of what you spend will be donated to your cause at no cost to you. Oh, and by the way, there's a big added bonus here too. Goodshop lists more than 100,000 coupons and deals so you could save money while doing good!
Goodshop mobile app: Download the free Goodshop app for iPhone or iPad to get the best deals and coupons for your favorite online stores, whenever you want to shop. Every time you shop, we'll donate a percentage of your purchase to the cause of your choice - at no extra cost to you!
The next time you purchase a book online, you can help change the lives of of people in the Family Islands of the Bahamas one book at a time as well. Take advantage of Goodshop's huge selection of deals, like Orbitz coupons, Target coupons, and The Children's Place coupons, to save money while you raise money. To get started, just click here to sign up you will be helping Freedom to Read, Inc. promote literacy.
We ship new and gently used books to public libraries on the Out Islands in the Bahamas. If you would like to donate your books you can drop them off at:
Bradford High School Library
c/o Susan Siel-Freedom To Read-Executive Director
3700 Washington Rd.
Kenosha, WI 53144
The Out Island public libraries are in need of glue, scissors, 3x5 index cards, packing tape, business size envelopes, glue sticks, pens, pencils, pencil sharpeners, Avery color dot stickers, reams of computer paper and other office supplies. Please send an email to email@example.com or click here to describe what you have available to contribute.
If you have a personal computer (desktops or laptops) printer, scanner, copying machine, electric pencil sharpener, or other business machines that you would like to donate please let us know. Please send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org or click here to describe what you have available to contribute.
If you are interested in donating your time to promote literacy opportunities in the Bahamas please let us know. You can help with boxing and preparing pallets (Bradford High School, address noted above) to be sent to our island libraries, or you can travel to one of our libraries in the Bahamas to volunteer your services in preparing our donated books for circulation in the small settlements. If interested, please send an email to email@example.com or click here.