How You Can Help

We’re nothing without our supportive community. Here are all the best ways you can lend us a hand.

  • Subscribe to our Patreon to help us sustain our project long-term
  • Visit the Davis Avid Reader this March to buy us a book or two
  • Reach out to express interest in being a 501c3 board member
  • Pass on our info to your imprisoned friend or loved one
  • Reach out to connect us with grant-makers and donors
  • Donate paperback books on the most popular topics*
  • Make a tax deductible donation through our fiscal sponsor NorCal Resist (Federal Tax ID:83-1003248), or via check to NorCal Resist, P.O. Box 188331, Sacramento, CA 95818–please include in the memo note it is for Books to Prisons. If you don’t we won’t get it!)

We also appreciate all the help we can get in the form of stamps and other in-kind donations, or simply tips and advice.  If you have connections, donations or advice to offer us, or want to get involved yourself, please see our contact page.

Thank you for caring about the hopes and aspirations of those behind bars.

*Most Popular Topics

The most popular topics are as follows (in no particular order). Latin American studies, African American studies, African studies, Asian studies, general history, historical fiction, fantasy & science fiction, Women & Gender studies, Native American studies, Labor studies, practical skills, self-help, psychology, language learning, puzzles & activities, reference.

We welcome any well-kept paperback donations on these topics.